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A 23-year-old female asked:

Have migraines but head is starting to really hurt for no reason now and one eye is dilated while other is fine. why would that happen to my eye?

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Cyclical Migraine?: Partial or total ophthalmoplegia of the third cranial nerve, the oculomotor nerve, can occur during cyclic migraine. This may include pupillary dilation. See http://www.Headaches.Org/content/childrens-headache-disorders for a review. Nevertheless, if experiencing progressive neurological loss, you should present to an emergency room immediately. Otherwise, visit a neuro-ophthalmologist.

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