- Peripheral vision loss:
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Any type of vision loss (e.g. blindness, blurred vision, double vision, etc.) is a symptom of great concern. Many of the causes are very serious medical conditions. Certain types of vision changes can be a medical emergency where delay can lead to loss of sight (e.g. for causes such as glaucoma, eye injury, retinal detachment) or loss of life (e.g. for causes such as stroke, TIA, etc.). Even transient or temporary blindness or loss of vision cannot be ignored because it can result from serious conditions such as stroke, TIA, hypertension, epilepsy, or migraine. Seek immediate professional medical attention for any such symptoms of vision changes....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Peripheral vision loss.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Peripheral vision loss, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Peripheral vision loss. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Peripheral vision loss may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Peripheral vision loss. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Peripheral vision loss may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Peripheral vision loss mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Peripheral vision loss. Of the 72 causes of Peripheral vision loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Peripheral vision loss' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Peripheral vision loss or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Peripheral vision loss based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Peripheral vision loss, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Peripheral vision loss:
Tunnel vision (74 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Peripheral vision loss:
Vision changes (2526 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Tunnel vision (74 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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