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What causes diplopia, general weakness and headache? 12 possible conditions

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

1

Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

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

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.

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2

Stroke Overview

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

A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.

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3

High Blood Pressure Overview

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when your blood pressure increases to unhealthy levels. Learn how to reduce your risk, note symptoms, and more.

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4

Mini Stroke (Transient Ischemic Attack)

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

During a transient ischemic attack (TIA, mini stroke) blood stops flowing to the brain for a short period of time. TIA doesn't kill brain cells like a stroke does. TIA causes symptoms that mimic those of a stroke.

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5

AIDS

If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.

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6

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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7

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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8

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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9

Adult Brain Tumor

A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in your brain. Whether the growth is cancerous or not, any brain tumor is serious. Symptoms can include both cognitive and physical control problems.

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10

Pituitary Cancer

The pituitary gland is a pea-size gland important to the functioning of the human body. Cancer, although rare, can develop in this gland.

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11

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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12

Gigantism

Gigantism is a rare condition that causes abnormal growth in children. It occurs when your child's body produces far too much growth hormone.

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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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