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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?

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?

Eye pain: The sensation you are describing can come from sinusitis, migraines, even some lymphomas. If it is something that persists you need to see your doctor for a possible scan of the area to determine the cause. Feel better soon ...Read more

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Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache: There can be several causes for the source of your lain such as headache, sinus infection, glaucoma or an infection of the orbit. Best see an eye doctoa asap. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache behind left eye. It comes and goes. Sometimes both eyes start hurting.

I have a dull ache behind left eye. It comes and goes. Sometimes both eyes start hurting.

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

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Can glaucoma cause pain behind left eye?

Can glaucoma cause pain behind left eye?

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

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I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

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

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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?

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

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What could cause pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

What could cause pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

Ocular irritation: Many things can cause pain when blinking. Chalazian, infection, dermoids, cysts, foreign body, myocytis and about 40 more conditions. Please see your local oculplastic surgeon for best diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

What to do if I have pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

Pain behind eye: Pain behind eye when blinking can be due to: clogged meibomian glands. Do you have any history of sinusitis or light sensitivity? Consult with us to help further. ...Read more

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Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Many causes!: A foreign body stuck inside the eyelid can cause this, but so can inflammation in the eye. Sinus problems can also cause some tenderness with blink or with squeezing. ...Read more

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How to treat this pain behind left eye and left back of head?

How to treat this pain behind left eye and left back of head?

Headache: Headache and eye pain can be related serious issues and needs evaluation asap. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain behind left eye? I saw an ophthalmologist, nothing was wrong w/vision. It is constant and very uncomfortable.

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

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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.?

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.?

Awakening Headache: Cluster, migraine may produce a headache that is present upon awakening. It is important that the doctor first identify and exclude a secondary headache and determine the proper diagnosis. See headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

SOME THOTS: 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
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Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye.?

Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye.?

Unlikely: Most pineal cysts, if remain small, will cause no symptoms at all and are just an incidental finding on imaging. Your multiple symptoms need to be assessed, as many situations could promote your problems. Unlikely to be MS. ...Read more

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I get headaches that are always deep behind left eye. They normally last for 2 to 3 days. What may be the cause?

Possibilities: Sinus congestion tops the list
could also be glaucoma
pinched occipital nerve
vasculitis
so a medical and visual exam is needed. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Migraine: You may have migraines or a different headache disorder. You should visit a neurologist and have them evaluate you to see if it is migrainous in nature, and to exclude any potentially-serious disorders. ...Read more

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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?

Need eye exam: You definitely need a thorough eye exam as soon as possible. While the crusting might be due to a different condition, either allergy/infection you are overdue for the follow-up regarding the mole.
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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:...

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

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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)?

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