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Diplopia: Introduction

Diplopia: When two images are visible from a single object. See detailed information below for a list of 66 causes of Diplopia, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Diplopia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Diplopia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Diplopia

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Causes of Types of Diplopia:

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Diplopia Treatments

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Stories from Users for Diplopia

Real-life user stories relating to Diplopia:

Diplopia: Animations

Medications or substances causing Diplopia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Diplopia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Diplopia

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Diplopia: Deaths

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Diplopia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Diplopia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Diplopia:

The condition in which a single object appears as two objects. Also called "double vision." (from
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects; "diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Diplopia:

The list of organs typically affected by Diplopia may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Diplopia

The list below shows some of the causes of Diplopia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Diplopia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Diplopia. Of the 66 causes of Diplopia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 61 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Diplopia:

The following list of conditions have 'Diplopia' 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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Causes of Diplopia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Diplopia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Diplopia?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Diplopia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Diplopia:

    Seeing double
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Diplopia:

    Subtypes of Diplopia:

    Double Vision in Both Eyes (43 causes), Double Vision in One Eye (16 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Diplopia:

    Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Diplopia:

    Blurred vision (982 causes), Color vision loss, Vision loss (688 causes), Multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Graves' ophthalmopathy, Botulism, Microvascular infarction, Internal carotid aneurysm, Brainstem infarct, Neurosyphilis, Sarcoidosis, Orbital cellulitis

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