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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cluster headache: Unilateral headache, depending on the severity could be cluster headache. If this headache is very severe you should get it checked out. It is espci ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye pain after sleep: Eye pain after sleep can be due to: dry eye, foreign body, inflammation in eye, infection (in or around eye, including sinuses), headache/migraine. I ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience in Pain Management
Eye pain pressure: The eye shades can cause eye pain if the shades are pressed too tight against the eyes. Also, an allergic reaction can occur around the eyes causing s ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
If they're too tight: If your eye shades are putting pressure on your eyes because they are too tight, an aching pain could result. If your eyes are partially open behind ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Grt Q 4 NEURO, SLEEP: Thanks for your question. As ht chief of engagement, i know most of the top docs and will refer your q to the appropriate ones. Expect to see more ans ... Read More
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Dr. Stewart Jones
23 years experience in Podiatry
GET IT CHECKED: You are describing neuropathy. Neuropathy has many causes, the diabetes is one of the most common. If he has not been checked for this, i highly recom ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be seen: You need to be seen. Weakness in certain positions means there could be impingement on a nerve. You could aslo have a disk problem. Acupuncture, chin ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Diagnosis: Are you sure this is caused by anxiety? There may be physical causes for this. Talk to your primary care physician for an accurate diagnosis and tre ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
HEADACHE : Associated with cold sweats and watery eyes could be tension and eye strain.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Edelman
40 years experience in Neurology
Check the neck: Pain in the upper extremities and problems with legs can be worrisome for cervical spine problems. You should have a complete neuroligic evaluation. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Sinus Congestion: Consider taking sinus medicine (careful if you have high blood pressure) and flushing nasal passages. Bending forward at the waist causing headache pa ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
If the dry eye is : Severe get it checked out. Usually headache and numbness are not related.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Back pain: Sharp pains in the back while sleeping can come from a partners toenails, insects, or debris in the bed. Also, muscle spasm, facet disease, or strain ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Foreign Body/DryEyes: An occasional momentary sharp shooting pain is not that uncommon and is benign. If you get this often you may have a small foreign body lodged in the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Fibromyalgia : Sciatica, sleeplessness, "panic attacks, body aches" & frontal headaches, absent feverishness, suggest fibromyalgia. General physical exam & b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Chest pain: Please have someone take you the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. They will look after you and things should be OK.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Doc visit: You need in person medical consultation asap. We can not advise you without more info and exam.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Radiculopathy and HA: Neck pain and/or pain around the shoulder blades with associated weakness and/or numbness into the shoulder, arm or hand implies a pinched nerve from ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. It is impossible to offer any specifics without a complete history and exam.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: I do not know if you have any other medical problems but would first rule out pain from arthritis or some other inflammatory condition. Try a nsaids b ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
I'll make a guess...: What about during the day ie shaving legs, planting and twisting into/out of the car, squatting down? Could be a meniscal tear, which either heals on ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam: You will need a comprehensive physicial examination, blood testing and screening for diabetes. Call for an appointment today!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are numerous possible causes. I urge you to see a rheumatologist.

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