Optic Neuritis

About- Optic neuritis is an inflammation that damages the optic nerve usually affects one eye.
Symptoms-
Optic neuritis Altered pupil reaction to bright light
Optic neuritis  Eye pain
Optic neuritis  Flashing or flickering lights with eye movements
Optic neuritis  Loss of color vision
Optic neuritis  Uhthoff’s phenomenon or Uhthoff’s sign (eye vision worsens with an increase in body temperature)
Optic neuritis Vision loss in one eye
 
Causes-
The exact cause of
Optic neuritis is unknown. Probable medical conditions associated with it are
Optic neuritis Bacterial or viral infections
Optic neuritis Certain drugs including quinine and antibiotics
Optic neuritis Fever
Optic neuritis Herpes
Optic neuritis Lupus
Optic neuritis Lyme disease
Optic neuritis Measles
Optic neuritis Multiple sclerosis
Optic neuritis Mumps
Optic neuritis Neuromyelitis Optica
Optic neuritis Sarcoidosis
Optic neuritis Syphilis

Specialists to visit
Ophthalmologist Ophthalmologist

Ophthalmologist Neuro ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist Neurologist
Ophthalmologist Optometrist

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References

https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com

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