Blurred vision, Pain, Visual disturbance: 41 Possible Causes
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What causes blurred vision, pain and visual disturbance? 41 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.

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2

Head Injury

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A head injury is an injury to your brain, skull, or scalp. All head injuries should be treated seriously and assessed by a doctor.

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3

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.

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4

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Nearsightedness is an eye condition in which faraway objects appear blurry. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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5

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of your eyeball. Blood vessels in your conjunctiva, a thin membrane that lines part of your eye, become inflamed. Thi...

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6

Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Also known as hypoglycemia, low blood sugar can be a dangerous condition. Hypoglycemia is rare in people who are not suffering from diabetes, the chronic disease that affects the body's ability to regulate blood sugar...

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7

Corneal Abrasion

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

The cornea is a thin, transparent dome that covers your eye's iris and pupil. The iris is the colored part of your eye, and the pupil is the black center. All light that enters your eye and allows you to see strike...

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8

Farsightedness

Farsightedness means it's easy for you to see things that are far away but not close-up. Discover other symptoms and treatment options.

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9

Chemical Burns

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.

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10

Temporal Arteritis

Temporal arteritis occurs when the temporal arteries, which supply blood to the head and brain, become inflamed or damaged.

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11

High Blood Pressure Overview

High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems.

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12

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that occurs as a result of damaged blood vessels of the retina in people who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy can develop whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. While you ma...

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13

Migraine with Aura

Migraine is a disorder characterized by repeated attacks of severe headache. Symptoms include throbbing or pulsating pain, usually on only one side of the head, and can last between four hours and three days.

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14

Uveitis

Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which provides blood to the retina. Read about causes, symptoms, and treatment.

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15

Multiple Sclerosis Overview

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. MS can cause varying symptoms that appear with a wide range of severity, from mild discomfort to complete disability.

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16

Optic Neuritis

The optic nerve carries visual information from your eye to your brain. Optic neuritis (ON) is when your optic nerve becomes inflamed, causing vision loss.

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17

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore that forms on the cornea. It's usually caused by an infection. Even small injuries to the eye can lead to infections.

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18

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.

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19

Brain Aneurysm

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It can be unpredictable and life-threatening, and can cause extremely serious conditions.

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20

Eclampsia

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Eclampsia is a rare but serious condition that causes seizures during pregnancy. You can develop eclampsia even if you don't have a history of seizures.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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