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Diseases That Cause Pain Pressure Eye
It's possible that some disorders in the cervical spine can cause symptoms like severe head pressure?
Yes, high cervical: Some disorders that are high up in the cervical spine or that involve the first few levels of discs and nerves in the spine can cause headache. In addition disorders that impact the occipital nerves can cause head pressure. A thorough evaluation from Neurology or PMR is appropriate and consideration for PT as well as Cranio sacral therapy is recommended initially. Evaluation for muscle spasm also. ...Read more
I suffer from the delayed sleep phase disorder any shift in time schedule causes a migraine attack and pressure in the head any help to save me pain?
Tough one: You obv need a strict sleep sched. Any disturb= migraines? If ur job req changes hours...Find a "9-5". Watch your diet... Sodium may a trigger the days w migraines, do you wake w tenderness in ur facial muscles, esp cheek and temples? If so, you will need an nti migraine guard. Proper exercise and diet will help, but night guard, good sleep are best. Seek out dentist for nti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generalized issue: Your limited ; broad complaint is difficult to comment on. Way too many issues to address. Could be as simple as an uncorrected rx error to sinus problem. I would seek out a complete exam to try to pinpoint more specifically what may be going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When playing video games my eyes and head feel pressure at times. Eyes checked and are fine. Other causes?
You are not blinking: When people are using the computer and been on it for a long time, as well as those who are playing video games aggressively, often times they forget to blink. This can lead to having a temporary condition with dry eyes, and it can sometimes make the eyes and head feel like there's some pressure there. This is because people are staring at the screen, and their blink reflex decreases. This usually relieves itself, once the person stops using the computer/video game. ...Read more
Been suffering with pressure top of head and behind eyes. This causes extra tension in neck. I feel like my head going to explode and my eyes will pop?
Does glaucoma cause pain in the eyes as a first symptom? Sometimes if I read too much or spend more time at the computer I feel pressure and pain in my eyes. I asked my friends and they said that nothing similar has happened to them. Could this be first s
Dehydration?: If you are dehydrated, then the eyes can get dry and feel like "pressure" and it also causes the lightheaded ness. Try drinking more fluids, if it persists see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Various: Eye pressure can be falsely elevated (machine error, operator error, corneal scar, etc.), elevated due to thick central corneal thickness, high due to recent eye surgery (i.e. Retained viscoelastic, etc.), etc. However we commonly refer to high eye pressure as having glaucoma, but it's not always true since there are ocular hypertensives with high pressure that never develop glaucoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure. Some people can have high pressures (ocular hypertension) and not have developed glaucoma yet. Many things can increase intraocular pressure including impaired "drainage channels", neovascularization, inflammation, and impaired venous outflow. In order to determine the cause, a complete eye exam with an ophthalmologist would be required. ...Read more
Yes, rarely: There are many types of glaucoma, some of which are due to elevation of eye pressure. When the eye is compressed, the pressure increases and there can be damage to the optic nerve. This can be a result of trauma causing a hemorrhage in the orbit, tumors compressing on the eye, and even pressure from sleeping on one's eye. Most often, the pressure build up in glaucoma is due to internal factors. ...Read more
I wore two pairs of goggles simultaneously and very tightly for several 4 hour sessions. Did this cause permanent damage to eyes due to high pressure?
Eye pressure: It is possible that wearing tight goggles could temporarily raise the pressure inside the eyes. It is also possible that the eye could be damaged by such elevated pressure. An eye exam with an ophthalmologist should be able to disclose any damage that might have occurred. Be sure to let the doctor know about your goggle habits. ...Read more
This might sound funny - but I flushed my eyes with the water running at high pressure, would this cause any problems?
Don't use high pressure: On eyes, check with your pediatrician. You must be 17 to post on Health Tap. Thanks! ...Read more
I feel always dizzy specialy when I read and when I do any activity like exercice I feel a "big pressure" on my eyes! What may be the cause please?
Dizziness: It is hard to make a diagnosis without proper history and physical examination. I suggest to have and eye exam to make sure the ocular pressure is normal. Make sure that when you exercise you are well hydrated. If your dizziness worsens or persists consult your physician as well. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
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