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Does anyone get this symptom

Postby TATT » Thu May 31, 2012 1:20 pm

Hi Everyone,

I had a seizure 3 weeks ago due to stress and meds. (i think )

But now I get auras they last 5 minutes no migraine. I also get blind spots in my left eye last 5 mins or so.

I have migraines they can sometimes last 3 days but this is visual stuff. I get dizzy spaced out feeling then auras. I also got bad abdomen pain since Tuesday not sure if that is related.

Having a cyberchondria day today :oops:

My symptoms change all the time I can't keep up xxx
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Does anyone get this symptom

Postby ellie24oc » Thu May 31, 2012 1:43 pm

Yes I do. Most days. I went to the opticians and he was great and very knowledgable on fm. I've got a lazy eye now due to fm and muscle changes and almost constantly get double vision and auras (blurred lights around moving objects). I've got used to it now although it does cause more migraines 3-4 a week with triptan injections being the only thing to shift it. Also always got a constant headache dull but always there. Try your optician. The one I saw was, unbelievably, at specsavers. I had my eyes lasered 3 yrs ago (2 days before diagnosis) and although I've got 20/20 vision it's the double vision I find hardest to cope with. Hang on in there x
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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby glenmcgregor » Thu May 31, 2012 4:46 pm

Yes I get them, only rarely, but still quite scary.
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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby Cricketbug » Thu May 31, 2012 10:34 pm

It is completely possible to get the side effects of a migraine without actually having the head pain. It's another type of migraine that I can't recall the name of at the moment. (Yay swiss cheese brain!) I have migraines myself and work at a hospital. One of the doctors I work with gets these types of migraines fairly regularly. Still, I would suggest getting it checked out by your Neurologist just to be on the safe side.

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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby loubie » Thu May 31, 2012 11:19 pm

please get it checked out tatt

always get checked out if its something new
it also puts your mind at rest. :-D

we do get lots of eye problems with fm and migraine
i have had migraine since monday :evil: its driving me nuts :roll:

hi and welcome to the forum crystal :wave:
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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby mellabella » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:09 pm

Hi There Tatt.

How horrible to have these confusing symptoms, you never know whether to chalk them up to 'just another fibro thing' or to think of them as something more serious. From your description it sounds like what you're experiencing is called a 'Silent Migraine.' ( google it) A silent migraine has all the symptoms of a normal migraine apart from the headache. However it's best to err on the side of caution, and have a word with the doctor though. I have had these silent migraines since i was in my 20's. I remember initially having them frequently and they can be very frightening, but over the course of a few years they trialled off to about once, twice or sometimes never per year. My son also has silent migraines, he also has the more usual migraine but the silent ones now strike with less frequency than they did. If yours are indeed silent migraines with luck, perhaps they too will become less frequent as time goes by.

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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby TATT » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:38 am

I think your right about the silent migraines. Much better than the pain ones which can last days. I went to doctors yesterday and she wrote me. Letter to attend pain clinic with the recommendation that I try lDN low dose Naltroxone.

I did lost of research and have herd good results from America. Hardly no side effects nd no weight gain, which is important to me. I also checked out. New pin I have nd he sys it's bowel related nd offered me ome me but I refused s lredy had 4 prescriptions.

Total £32.00 but bought a 3 month prescription card for £29.00 and that covers all my prescription including dental for the next 3 months. I was chuffed bout that. Why doesn't pharmacist let you know about these things?

Anyway I forgot to ask about the seizure and the aura's as you do ......

I really look forward to chatting with you guys and reading all the posts. They will find a cure for this hopefully soon I wish us all a pain free weekend. :blowkiss:
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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby Bethany » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:58 am

Hi Ive suffer from very bad migraines where they send me giddy and sick. Have the nearly everyday. Just found out that I have vertigo because I got blocked mastoids which is effecting my balance and hearing and was told by a specialist it's all brought on by fibromyalgia. But migraines are one of the symptoms of fibromyalgia and your tummy aches could be IBS most common also with fibromyalgia hope this information is useful :-P :lol:
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Re: Does anyone get this symptom

Postby motherconfessor » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:19 pm

I get them too, ocular migraine my eye doctor said. Horrid, I love reading, and get patches on the page that look really faint.
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