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Hi doctors. I have problem waking up in the morning with pain in my right eye. I'm a heavy smoker and does it have anything to do with my eye pain.?

Hi doctors. I have problem waking up in the morning with pain in my right eye. I'm a heavy smoker and does it have anything to do with my eye pain.?

Yes, : Smoking can irritate the surface of the eyes and also cause the tear film to evaporate causing a state of dry eye. When the eyes dry out, the corneal surface can break down causing pain. So give up smoking, use artificial tears, and buy a humidifier and this may alleviate some of the pain. Better yet, make an appointment to see an eye md and they will help diagnose and treat your condition. ...Read more

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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more


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Sometimes, i have occipital headache + eye pain upon waking/upon watching television, is that normal? the pain goes away after taking painrelievers.

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 more

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Pain on right side of head from base of neck to right eye, pain on right side of throat. No pain on waking up. Ideas.

Pain on right side of head from base of neck to right eye, pain on right side of throat. No pain on waking up. Ideas.

Occipital neuralgia : involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt so much after waking up from sleeping. What can I do for the pain?

My eyes hurt so much after waking up from sleeping. What can I do for the pain?

Find out why: You are having eye pain. Eye pain is not normal. There has to be a reason for it. Once the reason is known, then a treatment plan can be started. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more

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What could cause eye pain?

Many causes: Anything that irritates the ocular surface, anything that refers pain in or around the eyes, straining, inflammation, infection, neoplastic, neuropathies, allergic, high pressure, radiation, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause eye pain?

What can  cause  eye pain?

Many things: Many things. Some related to the eye. Some with referred pain to the eye. See eye doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes sandy eye pain?

What causes sandy eye pain?

dryness or fb: Dryness causes sandy feeling. This is releived by non preserved eye drops or punctal plugs. Occasionally a foreign body may cause this sandy feeling and has to be removed. ...Read more

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Eye pain eye pain right?

Eye pain

eye pain right?

Need more info: Sorry. Restate your question. Usually, eye pain is serious. If it is severe, pelase go to your nearest emergency room for care... ...Read more

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What is the cure of eye pain?

What is the cure of eye pain?

See eye doc: Depends on the problem. See eye doc for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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