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Hi, and thanks. This has been going on for about three weeks, I guess. Although, this is the first day that I noticed the eye pain.
I haven't noticed it getting worse when I bend over, but then I try to just stay in bed until it passes. Sometimes I get the same headache when I have been seated for awhile and then I stand up abruptly.
I have been have been having some minor, but constant nausea for about a week.
I am 5'7, 350 lb.
It does happen at other times (see above), but is less severe, and even shorter than when I wake up.
This morning, I noticed some marked blurriness in my right eye. It didn't last very long.
Yes, I am diabetic. I take Metformin 1000mg ER, once a day. I have had intracranial hypertension. It has seemed to be controlled by Furosemide for years now. (I am allergic to Diamoxx). I take Lamyctal as a mood stabilizer, and Nortryptaline, (100mg) for fibromyalgia pain. I don't know the doses of some of those, right off the top of my head. Sorry also about the spelling.
Thanks for your help.
Thank you for that extra information.
Have you recently had any imaging studies done of your head?
Do you have any hearing problems or hear any sounds in your head?
No recent studies. The last one was a couple years ago. I do not have any hearing issues.
I forgot to say that I have neck pain. I think it's just from sitting at my computer all day, but I guess I should mention it.
If I am having symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri, I assume that means that the lasix I have been taking is not doing its job any more, correct?
Can you please tell me how urgent the eye issue is? I only ask because I do not have medical insurance at this time (thus my asking you instead of going to the clinic). I need to decide whether to try and get some treatment at the weekly free clinic, or if I need to get to an ER. Opthamalogist and Neurologist are not really options for me at this time.