It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Brain Tumors Message Board

  • Vision Issues and Nausea ... brain tumor?

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 02-28-2018, 03:02 PM   #1
    blackdog
    Junior Member
    (male)
     
    Join Date: Feb 2016
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Posts: 18
    blackdog HB User
    Vision Issues and Nausea ... brain tumor?

    Hi All -- About four years ago, after a lifetime of major nearsightedness, I experienced a retinal detachment, which was successfully treated with laser surgery.

    Early last year, I was diagnosed with ocular hypertension and was successfully treated with laser surgery to lower the pressure and decrease my risk for glaucoma.

    For the last year, probably since the procedure, I noticed that my vision has been off -- it was particularly noticeable when I wore my contacts. Since I need progressive lenses, I just figured that's the way it was, since my contacts are one for distance and one for close up.

    So two weeks ago, I notice that my vision in my left eye had deteriorated more than I thought. When I put my hand over my right eye, everything was quite blurry. I went to see my glaucoma specialist who seemed quite sure it was a cataract causing this -- she didn't notice any change to my retina and my ocular pressure was normal, though slightly elevated from last time. I have an appointment to see my old retinal surgeon to ensure that it's not retina related and I'm also seeing a cataract surgeon in several weeks.

    Whenever anything goes wrong, I do get health anxiety. But since this started, I've felt nauseous, slightly headache-y, my ears are ringing and I have convinced myself that it's not really cataracts -- even though it IS my "bad" eye. I've talked myself into thinking I have a brain tumor. Can anyone calm me down? Anyone have a similar experience?

    Last edited by blackdog; 02-28-2018 at 03:09 PM.

     
    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 02-28-2018, 04:22 PM   #2
    hbguy1
    Member
    (male)
     
    Join Date: Jul 2012
    Location: Canada
    Posts: 50
    hbguy1 HB Userhbguy1 HB User
    Re: Vision Issues and Nausea ... brain tumor?

    The worst thing you can do is try to self diagnose yourself. Relax and try to take your mind off it by working out, running, or doing other activities that you enjoy. There is no sense of worrying about something you don't have. You are doing the right thing by getting checked out and anxiety has a terrible way of manifesting in different ways.

     
    Reply With Quote
    The Following User Says Thank You to hbguy1 For This Useful Post:
    blackdog (03-01-2018)
    Old 08-11-2018, 05:49 AM   #3
    mia1990
    Inactive
    (female)
     
    mia1990's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jul 2018
    Location: London
    Posts: 11
    mia1990 HB User
    Re: Vision Issues and Nausea ... brain tumor?

    it can also be problems with the labyrinth. Nothing worse than an independent forecast. Please go to the doctor

     
    Reply With Quote
    Reply Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    I'm scared I might have a brain tumor at my age. riverphx2 Brain Tumors 6 12-03-2014 12:05 PM
    Constant nausea inner ear issues Brooke2DD Inner Ear Disorders 10 01-03-2013 02:35 PM
    Dizziness, blurred vision, heavy head, nausea, neck pain Academy1 Dizziness / Vertigo 1 05-13-2012 11:52 AM
    Help!!! Do i have a Brain Tumor =( Joey12 Brain Tumors 0 10-12-2011 02:47 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:43 AM.





    © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!