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i need advise.

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  • Posted By: lion_head
  • January 17, 2008
  • 04:39 PM

Hi, I recently posted regarding my headaches. The headache was still lingering on today and I started to have a funny blurry effect in my right eye. I decided to see the optician today and he gave me an eye exam. He has asked me to make an appt with my doctor on Friday and he would write to him before then. He thinks I may have something wrong with my optical nerve. I don't know what, has anyone else had problems with their eyes? And does Lupus cause eye problems. I'm a little worried about this one. My appt is on Friday at 10.30am and till then I'll just worry!

Thanks if you can give me any info.

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  • Good luck ! ! I hope it is NOT orbital myositis/psudo tumor
    oz kate 5 Replies
    • February 14, 2008
    • 06:56 PM
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  • I'm sorry that you're going through this. I've been having trouble for almost a year, and I'm still undiagnosed. For me, it began with a cold, then awful headaches and blurred vision. After a few days of the blurred vision in my right eye, I lost the vision in that eye completely. I hope that whatever you have isn't so severe, but I do have some advice. When you go to your doctor, they may order a spinal tap to check your pressure. If it's high, that could be the cause of your headaches. That's what they told me, although they don't know what's causing my pressure to get so high. If your pressure is high, they'll probably prescribe medicine to try to bring it down. Since you mentioned your eye doctor was worried about it being a problem with your optic nerve, did he suggest optic neuritus? It could be that if your optic nerve is swollen. I hope everything works out. Let us know how it goes.
    michellem 6 Replies
    • February 19, 2008
    • 02:41 AM
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