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Osseo, MN
A 28-year-old female asked:

Quite suddenly, started having pain under right eye (socket) getting worse fairly quickly. now hurts when blinking. no vision changes. no discharge.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Swelling?: If you are having swelling or pain in the eye socket itself, this may require more urgent evaluation. Pressure in the maxillary sinus under the eye can cause similar pain and can often be relieved with saline nasal rinses and antihistamines.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Could be sinuses: This could be a sinus infection. Your maxillary sinuses are just under your eyes. It would be best for you to see a doctor as soon as possible. If you develop fevers or vision changes go to emergency department.
Last updated Oct 14, 2015

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