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It is possible that you had a stroke of your optic nerve due to a vascular problem but with the treatment you are getting I don't think this is the case.
The condition I was talking about is not caused by a virus but, rather, by inflammation from your own immune system.
When I mentioned taking a sample from a tender artery on the side of your head I was talking about actually cutting out the artery (blood vessel) itself, not taking blood out of it. This piece of tissue is then taken to the pathology department where a specially trained doctor looks at it under a microscope to see if there is evidence of this special type of inflammation in the walls of the removed artery.
This really has nothing to do with your blood pressure.
Does this make sense to you?
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