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Occasionally I would have a migraine, and then see zig zag lines before the headache starts. Today, I suddenly saw which appeared as the letter C, it lasted 5 mins. and went away, with no headache that followed. What could this have been?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you experienced any changes or blurriness in your vision? Eye pain? Are your eyes dry or bloodshot?

No

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I did take a naproxin pill last night, 1/2 a dose, which I rarely take. I have taken this medication before without a vision problem

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Eye
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I started to take Omega-3 and Vitamin-D two weeks ago. Since last week I have felt sorness on my left side, very tender to the touch, along with a feeling of tingling and became itchy...which has continued.
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Eye Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 11 months ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 11 months ago

You are most probably having migraine with visual aura. Weird visual symptoms associated with migraine can occur . Where do you feel the tenderness and tingling / numbness?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
The tenderness is on my left side, along with tingling feeling under the skin, no numbness, although it feels itchy.
Eye Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 11 months ago

I am sorry please clarify is it tingling, tenderness on left half of your body or left half of your head?

Migraine can lead to symptoms like tingling, pins & needles or weakness in face/arm/ legs - typical of hemiplegic migraine.

This weakness may last from one hour to several days, but usually it goes within 24 hours.

Treatment with topiramate or flunarizine is the best option for such type of attacks.

Hope it helps

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