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Stabbing pain in right side of head when bending down or getting up from sitting. Leaves aching head and ache behind right eye?

Stabbing pain in right side of head when bending down or getting up from sitting. Leaves aching head and ache behind right eye?

Postural headache: Headaches with a postural component it is always a red flag and need to be evaluated to exclude a lesion in the posterior fossa or a condition with low CSF pressure. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for further investigation and management. ...Read more

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Headache started at nape of neck and is now behind right eye also. Dull and pressured with a slight throb. Is this tension headache?

Headache started at nape of neck and is now behind right eye also. Dull and pressured with a slight throb. Is this tension headache?

Headache: No it is not tension type headache. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for diagnosis evaluation and preventative treatment. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. The proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. ...Read more

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Heavy pain behind right eye whenever I eat/drink chilld products like icecream, coke etc?

Heavy pain behind right eye whenever I eat/drink chilld products like icecream, coke etc?

Not an illness: This is not abnormal. The cold liquid affects some nerves near the roof of the mouth, causing transient pain. It's annoying but completely harmless. ...Read more

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Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now, also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now, also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Consult an Opthalmol: Pain behind the right eye for a week needs to be checked by your doctor or an Opthalmologist to find the cause and appropriate treatment
You will need examination and check of the pressure in the eye to rule out glaucoma.And exam of your retina as well
This kind of pain can also come from Migraine sometimes ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Hemicrania continua: Is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region or in the occipital area.
Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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MRI was ordered bc of pain behind right eye, extreme fatigue.

MRI was ordered bc of pain behind right eye, extreme fatigue.

Occipital focus: An occipital focus usually due to infection will commonly project pain to behind the eye. Check the occiput. ...Read more

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Nerve pain behind right eye, and I feel that my right eye went little bit bigger and higher eyebrow than left eye. What can be the cause of this?

Nerve pain behind right eye, and I feel that my right eye went little bit bigger and higher eyebrow than left eye. What can be the cause of this?

See urgent care: If eye actually seems bigger then retro-orbital lesion with proptosis would be a concern. See urgent care facility for exam of eye, including eye pressure (tonometry), exam for eye movement loss, and visual fields. Various possible diagnoses: depends on details of findings. ...Read more

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When I raise my eyebrows the right one gets higher than left, some times there is pain behind right eye, is this related? Btw im little bit nearsighted

When I raise my eyebrows the right one gets higher than left, some times there is pain behind right eye, is this related? Btw im little bit nearsighted

2 issues: Two issues come to mind, and are not related. One, check the patency of the facial nerve which innervates the eyebrow. Two, check the occiput which when present with infection will project pain behind the eye. ...Read more

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Can I take Maxalt (rizatriptan) even though I took 2 Excedrine pm. I am not feeling good. HA has returned for the second time today. Pain behind right eye : (?

Can I take Maxalt (rizatriptan) even though I took 2 Excedrine pm. I am not feeling good. HA has returned for the second time today. Pain behind right eye : (?

Yes, you can: There is no interaction between the two. Remember, migraine headache should always be taken seriously and its nature established by a detailed history and focused examination by your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden pain behind right eye. Also pain near the temple. Slightly lightheaded. 18 year old female.

PCP can help...: 18 y/o says Sudden pain behind right eye. Also pain near the temple. Slight lightheaded. Most likely Eye Strain from looking or focusing. Pain in temple area might also suggest Migraine. And all put together with lightheadedness might be you are about to get a viral or similar infection. A visit to one's PCP can help clear up the why and give one relief. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain behind right eye and in right side of brain? Had it for 3 days after bad weather and sleep cycle change.

What is the cause of pain behind right eye and in right side of brain? Had it for 3 days after bad weather and sleep cycle change.

Suspect migraine: Unilateral headaches lasting for 3 days are most often migraines. Weather and sleep cycle disturbances are commonly reported by patients as migraine triggers. However, if you've never had a headache that feels like this before, you should be examined by a doctor to make sure this isn't anything dangerous. ...Read more

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Had headaches in the right side of brain and neck, pain behind right eye, numbness on feet and dizziness whole week. Migraines or something worse?

Had headaches in the right side of brain and neck, pain behind right eye, numbness on feet and dizziness whole week. Migraines or something worse?

Migraines R usually: Not 1 sided. The neck can B a cause of occipital HA's due 2 trapezius tightness. With the whole constellation of complaints an answer regarding them would need an xam by Ur physician. I doubt it's something worse, as they R not all related. ...Read more

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Pain behind right eye and on movement now gone after 3 months with blurred vision. Pins & needles hands & feet. Constant fatigue. Possibly ms?

Pain behind right eye and on movement now gone after 3 months with blurred vision. Pins & needles hands & feet. Constant fatigue. Possibly ms?

Analysis: The eye symptoms might have been a mild case of optic neuritis, or retrobulbar neuritis. Did an ophthalmologist evaluate the process? Your sensory and fatigue issues are non-specific, but do need to be assessed. Have you had MRI studies to date? Have you had referral to neurology? Cannot confirm or disconfirm a diagnosis, currently, but urge you to get consultation. ...Read more

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Headache seeming to be behind right eye...Annoying type of pain?

Headache seeming to be behind right eye...Annoying type of pain?

Sinusitis: Sounds like you have sinusitis, try over the counter decongestants and nsaids (like motrin), if it does not clear, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had constant pain above my right eye for 4 days. It worsens when I bend down & when I stand up after sitting otherwise it is a constant dull pain?

I've had constant pain above my right eye for 4 days. It worsens when I bend down & when I stand up after sitting otherwise it is a constant dull pain?

See your doctor...: Your symptoms warrant you seeing your doctor for an exam. They can determine the cause and outline a treatment plan for you if one is needed. The pain you are describing may be due to allergies or a sinus infection, but that can't be determined with any certainty without getting examined. ...Read more

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Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

? migraine?: You describe the typical distribution of pain for a migraine event. If these are very intense, brief in duration, and come in clusters, it is referred to as cluster migraine. If associated with throbbing pain, photophobia, nausea, vertigo, visual changes, it is common migraine. However, pathology of the eye and sinuses should be ruled out. V1 trigeminal neuralgia can cause similar problems. ...Read more

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I've been having this dull pain around my right eye for the last three/four days and I'm not quite sure what to do about it.

I've been having this dull pain around my right eye for the last three/four days and I'm not quite sure what to do about it.

Have it checked out.: Any pain that is persistent and unresolving needs to be evaluated to make sure that it is nothing serious. Dull ache pain around the eye can be anything from dry eyes to high eye pressure to cluster headaches to tumors. Please see an eye md (ophthalmologist) for further evaluation if the pain continues. ...Read more

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Sudden onset sharp severe pain in right temple and slightly behind right eye.

Sudden onset sharp severe pain in right temple and slightly behind right eye.

Temporal Arteritis?: It is chronic inflammation of large arteries of the head. If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. See your PCP for consultation and tests ASAP. ...Read more

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Headache for four days localized behind right eye with no relief from OTC medications presciption pain medicine?

Postoccipital lesion: Pain behind the eye is classically related to a post occipital lesion typically due to an unresolved infection at the occiput. ...Read more

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Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Migraine: Could be an ocular migraine. Is there a family history of migraine or personal hx of other migraine variants? Check your blood pressure to be sure this isn't the cause. The reduced vision is very concerning. It may just be migraine but you could have increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma), or it could be an indication of something intracranial even more concerning. You need evaluation. ...Read more

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Persistent pain above and behind right eye. Nausea?

Go now: To your local ophthalmologist or er. You may have acute glaucoma or any number of possible causes. ...Read more