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Does Pressure In Brain Cause Eye Pain
Eye fluid imbalance: Glaucoma is caused by damage to the optic nerve due to increased pressure in the eye. The increased pressure can be due to increased fluid production or decreased drainage. Sometimes the reason for the increased pressure is not known. People over the age of 40, with diabetes, eye injury or eye surgery are at increased risk of glaucoma. Glaucoma is also more common among african americans. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does hydrocephalous cause pain and pressure in the eyes constantly, or could it b from uncontrolled htn or low thyroid levels?
Shouldn't: a young person, otherwise healthy should not have any pains, but if you are stressed because of work are you talking about orbital headache,? it may be due to an overuse of your intellect putting a strain on your eye vision, like excess computer screen time, reading, etc.. you are in need of a vision exam. If only anxiety, we can can discuss it further www.healthtap.com/drelenapadrell, code DCAHT ...Read more
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
Usually not: Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but they are generally painless and rarely cause headaches. Severe cataract can occasionally lead to elevated pressure in the eye and pain, as well as significantly diminished vision. Headaches may arise from straining to see through the cataracts, but it is not common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doesn't : It usually doesn't. If you have thumping, you may be hearing your arterial pulse. This isn't as rare as it may seem, since the carotid artery anatomically traverses the bone that houses your inner ear. If your hearing thru air is reduced (by a cold, let's say), then the conduction thru bone is augmented. ...Read more
What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal
ParoxysmalHemicrania: is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. PH is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. PH is more common in women, with an average age of onset of 30 years. The headache attacks are accompanied by lacrimation, conjunctival injection, rhinorrhea, periorbital swelling. It is an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. Rec.: see orofacial pain specialist ...Read more
Are sparkles in vision a symptom of brain tumor? Why? Is it due to pressure in optic nerve or chiasm? Or occipital lobe or parietal lobe pressure.
No.: None of the structures you mentioned would cause sparkles in the vision. Scotomas are benign as long as they aren't persistent, they can be due to onset migraines, associated with headaches or happen for no reason. If they come on and stay and get worse for several days then we worry about retinal/vitreous detachment. ...Read more
You may not: Although the eye is very sensitive to pain, the quality of the pain often does not tell us much about its cause. Classically, people with migraines may get throbbing headaches around the eye, but it is unusual for the eye itself to experience pain. Likewise, inflammation and injury to the eye can cause pain that may feel like a headache. Any severe pain should be evalauated immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can severe dryness in the eye cause severe head pain and numbness on same side? Pain increases at times when straining eyes to read or drive.
Painless pressure in head won't go away with painkillers? Pressure in head can cause dizziness, drowsiness and anisocoria (unequal pupil size)?
Emergency: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but, signs of a life-threatening amount of pressure in the head (tumor/bleeding/mass as possible causes) would include drowsiness, change in pupils, change in mood/alertness. and sometimes other neurological symptoms incluing balance/dizziness or weakness or seizures. ...Read more
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