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Eye Pressure Sleep
I get sudden eye pressure and tire/sleep feeling at random points in the day. I have taken my blood pressure when this happens its normal.
Eye pressure: Feeling of sudden eye pressure can be due to (most common to least): dry eye/tear film unstable; one is starting to get sick or virus/bacteria starting to invade sinuses; headache/migraine; narrow angle; high eye pressure; rarely: inflammation in eye; eye infection; tumor in or around eye; more info: eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more
I read eye pressure (IOP) is usually highest in the morning. For a day sleeper, is this the case after waking (ie. Afternoon), or is it morning hours for everyone regardless of sleep schedule?
Are sleep mask (eye mask) bad for eye due to pressure? I'm really worried. I have used it for few nights now. Any bad effects on my eyes?
Yes: Its safe to do so but not sure why one would need it regularly. ...Read more
Pressure in head when laying down to sleep. Mostly in forehead, near eyes and nose. Sides of head as well? No other symptoms noticed so far.
Sinusitis: See your doctor for an evaluation. It is hard to say what the problem is. A sinus infection is one possibility. ...Read more
My right eye has pressure feel dizzy can only sleep on my left side. My head always hurts right side. Chest feels heavy on right side?
Glaucoma?: Not sure the eye and chest symptoms are related unless you have right sided chf. See your doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to sleep now? I hit my forehead on the door to dodge a bee! Hours ago. Felt pressure in my face like nose area almost to my eyes. I'm scared
If I try to sleep on my right side with my head on a pillow, my left eye feels like there is a lot of pressure and hurts (dull pressure pain) teeth too?
Get Examined: You may have a number of possible problems. Abscessed tooth, so see your dentist. Sinus infection, see ENT physician. If those are not finding the problem, see neurologist. There are two academies of dentists with special focus on oral pain. Check for members at these websites: aaop. Org and aacfp. Org on internet. ...Read more
Pressure behind eyes when bending, blocked nose, dizzy, when I close my eyes it feels like I'm moving. Can't sleep. Been 7 days now what could it be?
My 5 mnth baby has a lazy eye started after tummy sleeping 1 wk ago & more pressure on that side lead to slight swellin on that eye? Fine otherwise.
For safe sleep, put: Him in his crib on his back when he is drowsy, but awake after feeding, wiping his mouth out with a soft cloth & reading to him at the same time nightly. If he rolls over, there's not much you can do. Eye turning is from a problem in the nerve to an eye muscle, the junction of the nerve & muscle, or the muscle. Seek referral to a pediatric ophthalmologist to prevent true amblyopia or lazy eye. ...Read more
I have terrible head pain, neck and spine pain. Pressure behind eyes, cannot lay on head, nauseated, lack of sleep?
Can I take mucinex sinus and pain with NyQuil cold and flu? I have so much pressure in my nose and the corner of my eye socket that I cannot sleep. It
Pressure behind eyes when bending, blocked nose, dizzy, when I close my eyes it feels like I'm moving, can't sleep. Plus both ears are blocked. Help!!
Glaucoma: For the eye to function, a balance must exist between the aqueous fluid secreted by the ciliary body, and the outflow of fluid by way of the trabecular meshwork. If too much fluid is produced or too little drains out, the intraocular pressure increases, since after infancy, the eyeball cannot expand like a balloon. Untreated elevated eye pressure damages the optic nerve possibly causing blindness. ...Read more
If they're too tight:
If your eye shades are putting pressure on your eyes because they are too tight, an aching pain could result. If your eyes are partially open behind the shades and the shades touch your corneas or bend your eyelashes into your eyes this could result in sharp pain.
You should stop wearing them if they induce pain. ...Read more
The same way: Treatment of eye pressure high enough to cause problems is the same for teenagers as it is for adults. This would be a sequence of eyedrops, laser and operative surgery. Elevated pressure in teenagers is very uncommon so a good examination by an ophthalmologist should be undertaken to discover any other problems. ...Read more
Can be dryness: If the pain is when you open your eyes, you may be experiencing dryness, or a recurrent erosion. If this is a common event an ophthalmologist can examine your cornea and see if you have a basement membrane disease that can cause this, and advise treatment. ...Read more
Eye exam: There are two main ways to clinically check eye pressure - the first is contact using a special dye and is the most accurate. The second is using an air puff which is quick but not as good. There are other types which check through the lid or on the cornea and even a handheld pen-like device but they are not commonly used. ...Read more
Elevated intra-ocular pressure usually causes no symptoms on its own. The results oif long-standing elevation of intra-ocular pressure can be peripheral visual loss.
Extreme elevation of intra-ocular pressure as in acute angle closure glaucoma often causes eye pain, nausea, vomiting and blurred vision. ...Read more
Be careful: You experienced a vaso-vagal reaction. Be sure to tell any health care professionals before anything (like getting blood drawn) is done to you, as it is likely to occur again. You don't want to be standing or in a vulnerable position when you pass out. ...Read more
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