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I've had a headache for 3 days and burning in behind my eyes just totally drained?

I've had a headache for 3 days and burning in behind my eyes just totally drained?

Headache : Headache and burning behind eyes could be sinus related. Burning in the eyes is usually due to dryness. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for treatment and "migraine diet" remedy. ...Read more

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New onset daily headaches x1 month, burning behind eyes, throbbing temples.Radiates to jaw in bursts. Dr shoved it off as stress. What else could it be?

New onset daily headaches x1 month, burning behind eyes, throbbing temples.Radiates to jaw in bursts. Dr shoved it off as stress. What else could it be?

Could be dental : If you've had any recent or previous dental procedures done, where your mouth was kept open for a long period of time, this could theoretically cause iatrogenically induced TMJ to occur, which is the temporal mandibular joint . If that's the case, this actually that involves the neck and head too, referring into the eye area. Bruxism or grinding teeth can too. Both can be treated successfully by a holistic dentist, or also cranial dentist. ...Read more

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Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Ears ring a lot daily, crawly feelings in face, sharp stings in face, ears, head, neck, burning behind eyes. Can this all be a headache? Neuropathy?

Headache &neuropathy: Can have similar symptoms and often are comorbid diseases. Neurologists or pain management specialists can help to identify and manage these conditions. At this point, you need to be evaluated, imaged and diagnosed. Then the treatment could be applied. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have burning pain deep behind the eyes 1 day after adenoid and tonsillectomy (4 yr old boy)?

Can Be: All of those areas are interconnected and the irritation from the surgery can indeed extend up inot sinuses that are back behind the eyes. However, if there is any fever, gross, yucky drainage or he just feels really crappy, call your ENT doc immediately before the weekend to have him checked out. He could have developed an infection after the surgery that needs attention. ...Read more

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Burning and swelling in my forehead,behind the eyes,and at the back of the head.whats wrong with me?

Burning and swelling in my forehead,behind the eyes,and at the back of the head.whats wrong with me?

Head pain: Several things could be causing this. Shingles is something that can cause a burning pain that can affect the face and head. Migraines would also be possible among many others. A physical examination by a primary physician could help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have persistant burning and pain around and behind my eyes even days without computer/balance problems/headachesim 21yo.who to see?

I have persistant burning and pain around and behind my eyes even days without computer/balance problems/headachesim 21yo.who to see?

An ophthalmologist: Pain and burning behind the eyes as well as headaches around the eye area can be caused by ocular surface issues/tear film dysfunction. An ophthalmologist can help you get this under control. As to why you are having balance issues, this could be due to sinus or middle ear issues...I think it makes the most sense to see the eye specialist first. ...Read more

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After havin pain in forehead, behind eyes& heaviness &burning sensation in head for 2weeks, CT shows acute sinusitis. I took zinoximor but still pain?

After havin pain in forehead, behind eyes& heaviness &burning sensation in head for 2weeks, CT shows acute sinusitis. I took zinoximor but still pain?

May take time: It may take some time for the sinusitis to clear. Thus you may have the pain for awhile. Sometimes, if the antibiotics are not sufficient, it may be necessary to see an ENT specialist who may be able to drain out some of the mucus via endoscopy. This may help to decrease the sinusitis and make the antibiotics more effect. ...Read more

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I'm having acid pain/sensation in my throat, but also a cold/burning liquid nitro feeling in my ears and a cold wet feeling behind eyes? What is this?

I'm having acid pain/sensation in my throat, but also a cold/burning liquid nitro feeling in my ears and a cold wet feeling behind eyes? What is this?

Reflux: Possible gastroesophageal reflux disease , the eye wetness maybe an adrenergic reaction to the above. Try over the counter acid reducers such as zegerid or prevacid (lansoprazole). Avoid triggering food/factor such as smoking, alcohol, carbonated sodas, coffee, spicy food and etc. ...Read more

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Burning behind left ear on skull some neck pain on same side left cheek keeps feeling heavy and pressure in nose and eyes left foot keeps tingling?

Burning behind left ear on skull some neck pain on same side left cheek keeps feeling heavy and pressure in nose and eyes left foot keeps tingling?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristics, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16 , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more

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What causes a strained muscle feeling at the top behind the eye and occasional pain on movement? The strained sensation is like the burning of an ankle sprain. I also have dry eyes and apparently no abrasions.

Eye or Sinus: Does your eye look irritated or red, especially underneath the upper eyelid? If so, you may have a type of inflammatory surface reaction called superior limbic keratitis. If the eye looks normal, then the problem may be an inflamed eye muscle (orbital myositis), or sinus infection (there are sinuses on all sides of the eye socket except the outer side, and sinus pain can feel like eye pain) ...Read more

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I've been getting a dull burning sensation in my head. It's on the left top frontal most and even burns behind my eye. It's sudden up to 3 days.

I've been getting a dull burning sensation in my head. It's on the left top frontal most and even burns behind my eye. It's sudden up to 3 days.

See a doctor: This may be onset of migraines but would need more history and a physical exam to be sure that the evaluation does not need to go further and include imaging studies. Go and get seen asap and you may be referred to a specialist. Good luck and best wishes for speedy improvement. ...Read more

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Have had burning/pain in head, pain behind eye, eye dryness, long white/yellow patch along upper eyeball, earache, and facial pressure for 3-4 days?

Have had burning/pain in head, pain behind eye, eye dryness, long white/yellow patch along upper eyeball, earache, and facial pressure for 3-4 days?

Need Urgent Exam: The majority of your symptoms are consistent with a sinus infection. I am worried about the yellow white patch you describe over your eye. You should see a physician urgently for an examination to rule out a dangerous infection involving your eye. I suggest you go the the Emergency Facility nearest to you to be seen for your condition. ...Read more

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Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left).  Rash behind ear down neck.

You are uncomforable: Not all of your symptoms will fit into one neat diagnosis. I'd start with a good neurology exam which can address vertigo, burning leg sensation, numbness of the face. ...Read more

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Flash by welding eyes burning?

Keratitis: Flash burns to the eyes from uv light emitted from welding without protective eye wear can be very painful. Often self limited in mild cases. Recommendations to help the pain usually involve using lacrilube (artificial tears) eye salve, cold compresses, Ibuprofen for pain, eyes closed. If more severe, seeing an eye md to evaluate and prescribe a cycloplegic agent & occasionally a topical non steroidal agent (acular). ...Read more

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Why are my eyes always burning?

Why are my eyes always burning?

Dry Eyes blepharitis: Burning eyes are often caused by ocular surface conditions such as dry eyes, blepharitis or allergies - or a combination of these. See your eye doctor for a complete evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more