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Eye Infection Causing Headaches
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Possible extension: A true peri-orbital sinus infection (versus congestion or inflammation) may extend to the orbital region causing a peri-orbital cellulitis. Typically seen with maxillary sinus infections. I would recommend a visit to your provider to be sure it is not an extension of the infection versus secondary effects from the medication you are taking or other more benign side effects. ...Read more
It could: Any inflammation in the facial area can trigger a migraine. There is a large nerve called the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the pain. Ocular migraines are likely a variant of this. However, if you are having eye symptoms, do not assume they are related to your teeth or sinuses - get it checked! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sinus/ear infections: Will typically not cause any problems with your eyes. A severe sinus infection could potentially spread into tissues in the socket around your eye and could cause some eye problems if not treated properly. Make sure you take any medication prescribed by your doctor if you have an infection in your sinuses. ...Read more
Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?
Yes : Conjunctivitis is often caused by a viral infection in your body, in which your eyes are generally secondarily involved. The viral syndrome often has associated aches and pains in joints and muscles, sore throat and invariably headaches. Often treatment involves rest, fluids, analgesics for pain and fever, and irrigation and cleansing the eye secretions. Sometimes the eyes require other treatments. ...Read more
Yes: True sinus infections can cause eye problems, whether from pressure effect ("pushing" on the structures of the eye) or worst case scenario, by eroding into the orbit (or eye socket). If you have significant eye problems with a suspected or proven sinus infection, you need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Can dry eye cause migraines or vice verse with migraine causing dry eye. Have suspected dry eye and migraine from medication change. Restasis?
No relationship: Dry eye or ocular surface disease is not related to migraine headaches which are vascular in origin. Both are common but neither one causes the other. Restasis is useful in helping the inflammation associated with ocular surface disease but your ophthalmologist needs to determine the cause of the problem before instituting Restasis therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sever eye infection causing me to have a major migraine headache and I have not slept in two days because of the pain. I have Trazodone 50mg?
See your doctor: A severe eye infection should be treated and three are effective pain treatments as well. Please see your physician for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more
What could i have? my symptoms: Lt eye infection, Rt side facial pain, sore throat, headache,fever
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If they continue for more than 10-12 days, you may visit your PCP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Faint headache heaviness, small lump behind the left side of my neck, had an eye infection few days back. Could be related? or is it related to stress
Possibly: I definitely don't think you get lumps in your neck or eye infections from stress. I think we would most usually expect a palpable/"feel able" lymph node from an eye infection to be behind the ear but the neck is not that far away! Perhaps there was some low grade infection near your eye as well. If all improving, OK to watch; if lymph node enlargement persists 3-4 weeks, see Doc. Stay well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood works shows out of range WBC (11.4), Lymphocytes (4.8), CRP (4.2). extreme hairloss, fatigue, headaches,weightgain,recurrent eye infection,rash?
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. You will want to see your doctor for a careful and complete history and physical. ...Read more
If I am on medication for an eye infection caused by a bug bite will having intercourse interfere with the medication's effectiveness or my healing?
No relatioship: Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Conjunctivitis : conjunctivitis can be due to bacterial, viral infection or allergic reaction. It's usually treated with topical eye drops. However, if there severe pain, light sensitivity, headache, decreased vision, then ophthalmology evaluation required immediately to rule out deeper infection such as iritis, keratitis, uveitis, scleritis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While changing used cat litter I think a piece of litter flicked into my eye, I rinsed my eye with water. Can this cause a eye infection?
Possibly: It depends on how soiled the litter was & how much you got into your eye. If you rubbed your eye & caused a corneal scratch, this may serve as a nidus for serious infection. Rinsing with copious water or eye rinse plus artificial tear drops is probably sufficient. Your own tears & secretions generally protect your eye from infection. But if worsening discharge, vision change, inc. redness: C MD. ...Read more
Can eye infection by virus heal ? The most cause that booster eyeinfection ? The sign of eye infection ? Does itch include sign of eye infection ?
Bacterial/Viral: Eye infections caused by a bacteria are usually associated with a yellow-greenish discharge around the eyelids. Eye infections cauised bya virus have a clear, watery secretion. Both can be associated with itching, tearing, redness, sensitivity to light. Bacterial eye infections need an antibiotic in drops, the viral eye infections heal up on their on in general, or an anti-inflammatory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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