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Eye Pain After Migraine
Migraine type headache, eye socket pain, temple pain, neck pain, and blurry vision all on the left side. Is this an emergency?
It may be bad, but: Bad is not the same as emergency - try to find a good headache specialist in your area. Yiur GP might refer or even a Univ Hospital directory or drug store may have referrals. ERs are full of trauma and possible contagion - if you need it, they are life saving. If not, go to a less stressful place. Here, Dr Dariush Saghafi is an expert and there are others - he's a gem. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Regularly occurring headache behind right eye. Lasts 12hrs-4days. Leaves "headache hangover". Eye hurts to move. Vision shakey. Sound like migraines?
Headache following cataract surgery. Recurring pinpoint pain in brow over left eye. Never experienced before.
Call your eye MD: The surgeon wants to know when there is unexpected eye pain following surgery. The eye pressure could be elevated and this would need to be addressed. This could be associated with nausea and/or vomiting. Other causes of discomfort could include be a corneal abrasion or infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is not uncommon to have sinus pain from sinus disease or sinus congestion. However, it is persistent or if there is fever and neurological symptoms such as headaches or visual problems it should be checked out. You want to make certain that there is not the development of a sinus abscess or worse a brain abscess. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Possibly.: As always, making a diagnosis is the first step. Your physician should be able to take a history and examine you to decide if this is likely to be a migraine or something more significant like temporal arteritis or elevated intraocular/intracranial pressure. Headaches are common, migraines are less common and everything else is rare but all require evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant, throbbing pain beind my right eye leads to vomiting. Sometimes causes vision to be blurry. Pain lasts for days?
Glaucoma: Please have an eye exam as soon as possible. Your symptoms could be due to angle closure glaucoma which can cause very high pressure elevations. When the eye pressure or iop is very high, patients begin to experience pain, then headache, then nausea and vomiting. Such episodes can lead to permanent blindness and it is essential that you get to an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help. After working out, some kind of headache. Eye pain. Shaking. Floaters in vision. Feeling like vomiting. Feeling cold. Head pain. 1-2 days.
Postdromal migraine or brain tumor? Mild pain on left side of head, ringing ears, ear fullness and dizziness for 4 days after week long migraine.
How about neither?: There seems to be an inexplicable epidemic of brain tumor anxiety among otherwise young healthy people. Like that furshlugginer ice bucket challenge that had the unintended consequence of an epidemic of ALS anxiety among otherwise healthy young people. - This may have been a viral infection that spread to your middle & inner ear. If it persists more than a few more days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Sometimes, i have occipital headache + eye pain upon waking/upon watching television, is that normal? the pain goes away after taking painrelievers.
Not normal or ideal: Ideally if it were up to me no one would have headaches or eye pain. There are many causes that are possible, although in your case eye strain first springs to mind. Therefore, you should see an eye doctor also called an Opthamologist and also see a Neurologist for a thorough evaluation and examination which will likely include a MRI,for further evaluation of the headaches. Do keep us posted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Constant Migraine headache pain, stabbing pain around left eye Starts at around 6am. Worse after a little wine or whiskey. Head pressure bending over?
Chronic migraines: Sounds as if you may have chronic headaches potentially of a migraine type but we'd need more data than you've supplied to make that decision. You should see a headache doctor since I get the sense this could be a more complex picture needing more specialized training to resolve. If you'd like to write me a message or have a specialty consult land on: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Headaches daily (Some migraines) for 3 weeks. Back pain. Neck pain. Threw up twice last night. Blurry, spotty vision. Doc not worried. Your input?
Doc should worry: You are correct to be alarmed by these headaches. Failure to be aggressive with migraines will lead to chronic headache disorders. If you have not seen a neurologist who specializes in headaches, then do so asap. Migraines are not only painful but cause brain injury. You need a full work up including your dental bite and sinus exam. Triggers need ID and both prevention and ablation therapy. ...Read more
Headache above eye and nose, had blurred vision in my left eye for about 15 minutes, the clear. Could this be ocular migraine? Right eye ok
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
Had throbbing headache for 4 days, hurts to move eyes, pain in neck, facial pressure stiff neck, now pain has lessened, is this a migraine?
I have sudden floater in my right eye only, blurred sight extreme migraine eye pain white streaks when moving eye. What can cause this?
The eye doctor used cyclopalegic eye drops on me i've had a horrible headache dizzy blurred vision nauseated for 3 days. Why?
Headache started during night. Woke up with sharp pain on right side. R eye vision blurry. Nothing helps. Nauseous. Help! migraine?
Seeing neurologist, had CT scan, seen ophthalmologist to rule out serious conditions. Any suggestions to help reduce lingering eye pain after migraine?
Optic nerve OCT: There is a disease called benign intra-cranial hypertension (bih) or previously known as pseudo-tumor cerebri. Oct is an ocular ct scan that many ophthalmologists have. Often bih is misdiagnosed as migraine. If your oct showed optic nerve swelling (elevation) and nasal decrease of optic nerve fibers you need to have a spinal tap by your neurologist to rule this easily treated condition out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ice application: If you have pain at the base of the head, try icing the area for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it is a severe headache with any other symptoms, contact your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I get really painful eye pain when I get a migraine? Sometimes it's worse than the actually migraine. Any suggestions on what may help.
It is a common: finding. Treating the migraine will also help treat the referred eye pain too. You didn't list the meds or supplements you take to relieve your migraine, whether you have an aura or predrome (knowing it's coming) feeling prior to it, and what you currently do to relieve it. So please repost it, so we can help you. Thanks! ...Read more
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Is it normal to have eye pain with a migraine? If so how can I make it go away. Ibrufen helps the head but the eye pain just won't go!
Yes: In fact, that's a very common symptoms. Most people would respond the the triptan class of drugs . Even the migraine develops after early adulthood, it needs to be evaluated by a neurologist. Need to get your eye pressure checked to rule out glaucoma (you didn't provide your age which will be very helpful in future postings). ...Read more
Autonomic cephalgia: Trigeminal autonomic cephalgias are a type of headache with eye and orbit pain, tears, red eye, and other flu-like symptoms. This is a serious and complex neurologic disorder that must be professionally managed. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more
Left sided eye pain and temple almost everyday it's not a migraine and I've had a brain scan. What could this be?
Possibilities?: I don't know how old you are, but temporal arteritis would be my "worst case scenario" thought right now. This can be suggested by your story. A blood test (see rate) would give us more circumstantial evidence as to this diagnosis. This should be investigated quickly, though, so go see your doctor in follow-up right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of a migraine? Having ear & eye pain for few weeks. Also having pain at my temples. Pain is different than anything I've had.
Intermittent daily headaches w/ no other symp. Working w/ Dr. one side eye pain - dr. cleared. CT- Normal. Do this sounds like tension/migraine?
Unilateral headache: Unilateral headache can be a sign of migraine or tension. Triggers such as bright lights, stress, wines, and chocolate may favor a migraine. Tension headaches associated with neck muscles are usually located more in the back of the head and neck but may also affect the temporal region as well. Migraine headaches can often be associated with auras as well. Consultation with neurologist. ...Read more
Asking for a friend She wants to know if temple hurting and dizziness and eye pain are signs of brain tumor. I told her it was prolly a migraine?
Migraine: A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, changes in vision, numbness/ tingling or sensitivity to light. In many people, a throbbing pain is felt only on one side of the head. Some people who get migraines have warning symptoms, called an aura, before the actual headache begins. ...Read more
Can migraine preventatives cause iop eye pressure like prednisolone does and if so which ones should I steer clear off. Many thanx?
Tbree days ago eyes hurt.Last nite got migraine.Imitrx helped.Now back of head and neck feels like it burning hot.What is it? Body is freezing
Aura assoc. Symptoms: The symptoms you describe are most likely aura associated. Migraine symptoms are so unique to each individual they are like snowflakes. The burning in back of head could be related to increased pressure on the greater occipital nerve. I have found surgical decompression to be very effective in patients with chronic migraines. Nerves when inflamed can feel like they are "burning.". ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Started 20mg of steroids for sarcoid. My eye pressure got so bad I had to stop taking after 5 days. My nose was stuffy and gum pain And migraine. Why?
Steroid responder: Some people respond to steroids when taking systemically or locally as an eye drop or inhaler, The response in the eye is an increase in the ocular pressure. Discontinuing the steroid will usually solve the problem,however,a drop to lower the pressure is sometimes necessary to lower the pressure. Steroids should be avoided if possible. ...Read more
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