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Dull Pain Behind Left Eye
Dull Pain and pressure behind/above left eye that comes and goes where socket and eye meet. It is sore to the touch. My vision is fine. Causes?
How long?: Ethmoid or sphenoidal sinus infection could be causing your symptoms, especially if they are new symptoms or you have allergies. Persistent symptoms can be chronic sinusitis or something more ominous involving pressure on the brain. You need an initial exam by your doc including an eye exam. ...Read more
Depends: There are many types of glaucoma, and yes potentially, if the pressure is very high, you could have pain (among other things, like nausea and vomiting). But there are many more non glaucoma diseases that could cause pain, whether its your right eye or the left eye, likr dry eyes... ...Read more
Your Age?: If you are over 45 and this is new, you should at least check your ESR to make sure you don't have temporal arteritis: a very dangerous but treatable condition. Start by seeing your family doctor and get an esr. If normal the doctor can do other workups. If you are in your teens it could be start of migraines. ...Read more
I am having pain behind left eye and its been going on for a few hours now and I have no idea why? Could this be serious?
Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
See opthalmologist: Unclear what is happening. Best to see an eye doctor. ...Read more
What causes pain behind left eye? I saw an ophthalmologist, nothing was wrong w/vision. It is constant and very uncomfortable.
Mult. Possibilities: You may be experiencing sinus pain or congestion so address that first. Also, some headache varieties such as "cluster" headaches may act that way. If symptoms persist, see your primary doctor & possibly an ENT or neurology specialist. Imaging such as a ct or MRI may be useful. ...Read more
Sharp pulsating pain behind left eye and head, it occurs two three times a day, or more, it shoots up when I move my head suddenly for ex waking up.
Many causes: To determine to cause of this an examination is necessary, please contact your ophthalmologist for an appointment. ...Read more
I have a headache only on one spot on my head. On the left side above my eye. It's a sharp pain and last a few minutes at a time. Pain behind left eye?
Throbbing pain behind left eye and left side of head when standing up from sitting or laying position. Pain goes away after 5 seconds. What causes it?
Depends: If it has just occurred recently its possibly sinus pressure if it is chronic I would get a more extensive work up with your doctor ...Read more
Why am I waking up with headache every morning, usually on one side, back of head & also sharp pain behind left eye. I've woke up really dizzy to.?
8months ago I had bells palsy in right side & numbed left side, after recovery got pain behind left eye. Now still have the eye pain & got blood spot i?
Bilateral issues suggest that this is NOT just simple Bell's palsy, and instead may represent a different process. Eye pain with a blind spot raises questions of an optic nerve inflammation. Suggest visit to neurologist, as several different explanations may need to be considered. I would test for sarcoid, MS, vasculitis like lupus, etc. We might be able to help further via
Concierge service. ...Read more
Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye.?
I get headaches that are always deep behind left eye. They normally last for 2 to 3 days. What may be the cause?
I have an almost constant dull headache on left side and feeling of aching left eye, why is that?
Terrible migraines that last for days at least twice a week. Always on the left side on head and behind left eye. Nothing gets rid of it?
Consult a Specialist: We don't know what meds you have tried by prescription or over the counter. We really don't have enough information to advice you. I suggest you consult a Neurologist or a Headache Specialist if you have aready been treated by your GP. Otherwise start with your GP or Family Doctor to get appropriate preventive and acute pain therapy which might help you with your Migraine Headaches ...Read more
For the past year, I've been having pain on left side of my head. Recently, I've also been having left temple pain and behind left eye. Any thoughts?
Headache; sinusitis: Head pain with pain behind the eye can be due to a few things. By far the most common is a change in the blood flow to that area in the form of a migraine or headache. Since sinuses surround the eye, it could also be sinusitis. Rarely a mass (benign/not cancer; malignant/cancer) can cause such symptoms. Your md will be able to examine for other signs and may suggest a scan if needed. ...Read more
Hi dr, I have a dull pain in the outer corner of my left eye, there is no redness or swelling but it hurts more when I blink. There is some discharge?
Recurring head pain in same area of forehead above left eye, dull pain that is not debilitating. Occurs often but not every day over past 2 weeks.?
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more
I get a headache behind left eye when sleeping on left side. When I get up headache goes away in about 1/2 hour. Then I can go back to sleep?
Could be your neck: Positional headaches such as you describe likely are neck related. Pain generators in posterior neck often refer symptoms to behind one or other eye. ...Read more
Recovering from bronchitis (on day 10) 2 days ago every time I cough, bend over, yell I have a sharp pain bottom of left skull to behind left eye?
S/p URI eye pain:
When you cough bend over yell you are increasing pressure in your head. It could be that the increased pressure is putting pressure on a nerve compressed by enlarged lymph node. Or thyroid as when ill at times it is painful and may be causing increased pressure. Rarely could be vascular as you are young. F/u with doc/ urgent care
https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000375.htm ...Read more
Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution?
5yrs ago eye doc told me have mole behind left eye, moved nother state no eye doc haven't seen eye doc since, white crust on outside of tht eye 5or 6 times a day, should I worry?
Reoccurring headache behind left eye and on l side of head. Comes in attacks 2 or more times a day, pain is a throbbing stabbing constant pain?
Sudden sharp stabbing pain in left temple with discomfort going behind left eye and sometimes down to jaw. No other symptoms. Pain stays for awhile and then leaves. On going for about a week.
26 year old and for 2 days I've had a severe headache behind left eye temple and forehead. Feels like it spreads to back of head.
Maybe migraine: Contact your physician, get this treated and should depart rapidly. ...Read more
I am experiencing blurred vision in left eye (time frame: gradual onset) and headache on the left side (quality: occurs at the same time of day, dull or aching sensation) (side:...
Headache: Yes it could be a migraine. Did you have nausea? Would get eye angles checked for narrow angles and eye pressures and optic nerve checked to be sure all ok. See http://youtu. Be/UHfYHXYsV_E Consult with us about migraine diet recommendations: see http://eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com/2014/02/migraine-diet-recommended-and-not. Html ...Read more
Last month have had constant mild pain/headache behind left eye. Also have been feeling extra tired, brain fog, etc (these symptoms have been longer)?
See eye doctor: If you have had this for a month, it is time to see an eye doctor. At the least you need to rule out glaucoma. Once this issue has been settled, you will have to check with your personal doctor to find out the reasons for you neurologic symptoms. Untreated glaucoma can lead to vision loss or even blindness which can come on suddenly. ...Read more
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