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Content updated on May 23, 2022

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Blurring of vision

  • double vision

  • Recent weight loss

  • Impossible to walk normally

  • Fever

  • Slurred speech

  • Unilateral blindness

  • Dysphagia

  • Disorder of consciousness

  • Abnormal sensation (tingling, prickling)

  • Involuntary movements

  • History of cerebrovascular disorder

  • Eye movement disorder

  • Easy fatiguability

  • Headache

  • Altered mental status (delirium)

  • Muscle weakness in the limbs

  • Eye pain

  • Photophobia

  • Visual field defect

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

Possible Causes

  • Myasthenia gravis

    A condition where there is a breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles, resulting in muscle weakness and easy fatigability. It is caused by abnormal immune reaction where your immune system produces antibodies that mistakenly attacks healthy parts of the body.

  • Cluster headache

    This condition presents with headaches occuring at the same time of the day everyday, lasting for weeks or even months in a row. The pain is disabling, interfering greatly with daily life.

  • Aseptic meningitis

    Aseptic meningitis refers to when there's clinical and laboratory evidence for meningeal (membranes that surround and protect the brain and the spinal cord) inflammation without bacterial growth on testing. It's usually caused by viral infection but can also bacterial or fungal infection, medication, cancer and other systemic conditions. Health care workers, those with a weak immune system, children in day care setting are at higher risk.

  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Lambert-Eaton syndrome
  • Tolosa Hunt syndrome
  • Mediastinal tumor

  • Botulism

  • Noonan syndrome

Related Serious Diseases

  • Cerebral infarction

    Cerebral infarct is a type of stroke that occurs due to a reduced blood supply and oxygen delivery to the brain. This results in the death of brain cells and brain damage. It is usually caused by a blood clot or fatty/ cholesterol plaques blocking a blood vessel to the brain.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have drooping of the eyelid(s) that sometimes cover part of the eye?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have a sore throat?

  • Do you have a runny nose?

  • Do you have phlegm?

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