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Could an eye infection cause headache?

Could an eye infection cause headache?

Related: Most eye infections are due to viral illnesses called uri. These are colds. Calls can exacerbate sinusitis and sinusitis is a common cause of headaches. So it follows, that what appears to be in I infection causing a headache is all part of the same called or uri. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Infection (Definition)

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


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Does an eye infection cause headache?

Does an eye infection cause headache?

Could: Pain around eyes can lead to a headache because of referred pain. Hard to localize where pain is coming from around the eye, can be from ear, tooth, sinus, head, etc. ...Read more

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Does an eye infection also cause headaches?

Does an eye infection also cause headaches?

Related: Most eye infections are due to viral illnesses called uri. These are colds. Calls can exacerbate sinusitis and sinusitis is a common cause of headaches. So it follows, that what appears to be in I infection causing a headache is all part of the same called or uri. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Headache behind my eye after eye infection?

Headache behind my eye after eye infection?

Various possib.: May be unrelated or a headache variant but if not improving in short order, should be seen by an ophthalmologist and/or primary doctor. Other risks include sinus disease or infection or possibly an extension of the original infection process. ...Read more

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What could I have? My symptoms: Lt eye infection, Rt side facial pain, sore throat, headache, fever

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 more

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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

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 more

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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 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

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How come eye infection caused my eye to go smaller and how can I get it back to normal cos its been small for over a week and my eye is still abit red?

How come eye infection caused my eye to go smaller and how can I get it back to normal cos its been small for over a week and my eye is still abit red?

It's not: It's not really smaller. It's just that your eyelid is closed more because of the irritation causing it to look smaller. As the infection clears, it should return to normal. See your eye doctor if it isn't getting better. ...Read more

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I have a very painful eye infection (cause unknown). What can I do for the pain?

I have a very painful eye infection (cause unknown). What can I do for the pain?

Eye Pain: If you can ask your eyeMD what is the cause of the infection, it would help. For now, ibuprofen or acetominophen if ok with your PCP will help. Topical drops can help too depending on the reason for the pain. ...Read more

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Does the eye infection have many causes?

Does the eye infection have many causes?

Yes: The eye may be infected by numerous agents ranging from bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, to prions. Most are acquired from external sources, but some may arise from internal sources of infections. ...Read more

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What is the causes of eye infection? What is the things as booster it?

What is the causes of eye infection? What is the things as booster it?

Conjunctivitis: Bacterial conjunctivitis usually has green or yellow discharge. Viral conjunctivitis usually has clear discharge.
It is bolstered by reinfection. Make sure to wash your hands, pillow cases, limit contact with others. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is the cause of eye infection?

What is the cause of eye infection?

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 more

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Will crying with contacts can cause an eye infection?

Will crying with contacts can cause an eye infection?

No: Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased. ...Read more

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Could an eye infection cause dementia in the elderly?

Could an eye infection cause dementia in the elderly?

Unlikely: Eye infections are typically self contained and the majority will resolve on their own within 2 weeks. They will not cause dementia: however, dementia can predispose to eye infections secondary to poor blinking which fails to clear the tear film. ...Read more

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Could my eye infection cause mild ptosis?

Could my eye infection cause mild ptosis?

Possible: Your eyelid maybe irritated and swollen from the ye infection, pink eye. Also, a stye may cause ptosis. ...Read more

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Can eye infection by virus heal? The most cause that booster eyeinfection? The sign of eye infection? Does itch include sign of eye infection?

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 more

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Is it possible for an eye infection to cause dementia in the elderly?

Is it possible for an eye infection to cause dementia in the elderly?

No, but...: An eye infection won't cause dementia, but if the infection causes a decrease in vision this may exacerbate the dementia since the patient isn't able to see as well. ...Read more

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Can just having an eye infection cause dementia symptoms in an elderly person?

Can just having an eye infection cause dementia symptoms in an elderly person?

Rarely: A very serious eye infection called endophthalmitis can cause severe pain and suffering in all patients; especially the elderly and especially if they only have 1 eye to see with. Any loss of the senses can cause decompensation in the elderly or suspectible patients. A regular mild eye infection would not cause dementia. Dementia is not an effect from an eye infection in general. Good luck... ...Read more

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Would a herpetic eye infection cause you to see floaters? Been seeing them in eyes since 2008. .

Would a herpetic eye infection cause you to see floaters? Been seeing them in eyes since 2008. .

Rarely, but: You would have other symptoms with this like phtophobia. Floaters are a different entity than the herpetic eye infection. ...Read more

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Punctal plugs for dry eyes. Can I feel them? Will they cause eye irritation/ discomfort / cause me to be more prone to eye infection? Other risks?

Punctal plugs for dry eyes. Can I feel them? Will they cause eye irritation/ discomfort / cause me to be more prone to eye infection? Other risks?

Punctal plug risks: Generally, they only notable the first day if even then. (I've had them myself as well) Additionally, risks are very low the most common of which is they will usually fall out eventually (or even early if they are too small). ...Read more

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Its been 3 days that I have a serious eye infection caused by a bacteria. I cannot see (patch infront of my pupil) will I recover my vision? Go blind?

Its been 3 days that I have a serious eye infection caused by a bacteria. I cannot see (patch infront of my pupil) will I recover my vision? Go blind?

Sounds serious: Patching is not a standard way to treat eye bacterial infection. You should be using topical antibiotic frequently and it should be broad spectrum. Are you seeing an ophthalmologist? This should be evaluated as soon as possible to make a better diagnosis and get proper treatment. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What eye infection would affect one eye, cause pain in movement, touch, ect, and swelling? Felt like a migraine til I woke up with it swollen today.

What eye infection would affect one eye, cause pain in movement, touch, ect, and swelling? Felt like a migraine til I woke up with it swollen today.

Most affect only 1: Ocular infections usually only affect one eye. You would need to check with your family doctor or an ophthalmologist to get the exact bacterial or viral agent that may be causing your symptoms. Sometimes, the symptoms you are describing are not even as the result of any type of infection and this also should be investigated. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between an eye infection caused by a sinus infection or pink eye?

How to tell the difference between an eye infection caused by a sinus infection or pink eye?

When it's caused...: ...By a sinus infection and there's redness and swelling around the eye, that's called periorbital or preseptal cellulitis. When there is no or minimal swelling, but there is redness and pain and maybe discharge, that's pinkeye. Note that you can have both at once, that periorbital cellulitis can happen without a sinus infection, and sometimes it can be hard to distinguish which came first. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between an eye infection caused by a sinus infection or pink eye?

It's not easy: You can't always know where the infection started. Also, some infections appear very similar to each other. More importantly, viral infections - like pink eye - do not need to be treated, while others - like bacterial eyelid infections - need medication. Knowing the origin does not necessarily help, so it is best to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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6y child has viral eye infection which cause injurey in his cornea, what is the period of treatment and does it cause any impariement in his vision?

6y child has viral eye infection which cause injurey in his cornea, what is the period of treatment and does it cause any impariement in his vision?

Keratitis: Depends. Viral eye infections can be benign and self limiting to very severe requiring intensive treatment. If your child's cornea is involved, then depending on the type of virus, the treatment may take several weeks to months to resolve. In this infectious process there is a certain amount of inflammation that is likely being treated to help decrease corneal scarring. Scarring can affect vision. ...Read more

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Can an eye infection cause post nasal drip? Will antibiotic eye drops help the drip?

Possible: It is possible as the secretions from eye drain into the nose through a duct called nano lacrimal duct. Always check with your doctor for any specific issues. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my contact lenses are causing an eye infection?

Pain and redness: Bacterial keratitis is a vison threatening infection. In the usa, contact lenses use is the number one risk factor. Loss of vision, permanently can occur in as few as 24 hours. Do not wait for the problem to get better, see your dr.

In the last 5 years, some contact lens solutions made keratitis easy. They have been removed by fda

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1194028-overview. ...Read more

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Eye infection-how can I treat this?

Eye infection-how can I treat this?

See your Doctor: You need evaluation to see if it is viral or bacterial infection or allergic conjunctivitis.The treatment depends on the cause
bacterial conjunctivitis can be treated with prescription antibiotic drops, viral is treated differently
see your doctor or opthalmologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have eye infection please help?

What to do if I have eye infection please help?

Ophthalmologist: I would go to your ophthalmologist to determine if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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My eye infection is not going away, so I'm asking for some suggestions.

My eye infection is not going away, so I'm asking for some suggestions.

Yes.: Any number of conditions can cause eye infections. You should see an ophthalmologist who can help with diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I think I have an eye infection?

Associated symptoms?: There are various associated problems that can help determine the cause of your condition.

For instance, do you have any of the following?
- red eyes
- tearing
- discharge
- pain
- eye injury
- contact lens use ...Read more