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Why do I get headaches that make me feel nauseous and make my eyes hurt and water like I'm crying?

Why do I get headaches that make me feel nauseous and make my eyes hurt and water like I'm crying?

Cluster?: It is not possible to answer you without proper history If persistent see a neurologist There are MANY possibilities ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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Why do my eyes hurt in the sunlight?

Why do my eyes hurt in the sunlight?

The sun is strong: Sunlight is modified by a number of reflexes to minimize damage to the eyes. If you have a sudden, and new sensitivity to sunlight, then there could be inflammation of the surface of the eye or inside. If this is true, then see your ophthalmologist to determine if your eyes are fine. ...Read more

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What causes your eyes to hurt when crying?

What causes your eyes to hurt when crying?

Dry eye: This complaint is most common in patients with dry eyes. Other causes include any inflammation of the surface of the eye. Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) to have your eyes examined. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt when I go outside, what should I do?

My eyes hurt when I go outside, what should I do?

Ocular surface: Dryness in a healthy young person without other known ocular disease usually is due to dry eyes. Again, this is if there is no other ocular disease process ongoing. Try using lubricating eye drops to minimize any surface dryness leading to blurred vision. If this does not help then a good exam with a refraction for spectacles will be necessary. ...Read more

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Why does the inside corners of my eyes hurt and feel like there's something in my eyes?

Why does the inside corners of my eyes hurt and feel like there's something in my eyes?

See your eye doctor: This could be from a number of reasons, that's best visualized through a slitlamp at your eye doctors office. S/he will check your corneal surface for any signs of dryness, or actual foreign object. When it feels sandy, oftentimes it's due to just not blinking enough, especially if you're on the computer a lot. In that case, the blink reflex drops considerably, because you're staring at the screen. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt, and got headache too.

My eyes hurt, and got headache too.

Eye pain nonspecific: These are non localizing problems but probably are eye connected. They can be just visual or aging or a sign of something more serious. You should see an ophthalmologist quickly to insure it is minor. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes hurt when I'm tired?

Why does my eyes hurt when I'm tired?

Dry eyes: When you are tired, you tend to blink less, especially if staring at a computer or the t.V. Try using artificial tears before you get tired, and after. This should help. Ey. ...Read more

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Could my eyes hurt after being tired?

Could my eyes hurt after being tired?

Refraction lubricate: First make sure that you have the proper refraction. At age 45, patients may start to develop presbyopia, the need for glasses to focus close-up. When you use you are tired your blink rate will be reduced. This will contribute to dry eye. If your eyes feel scratchy I would suggest a lubricating drop prior reading or watching tv. And get some sleep. ...Read more

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Why do eyes hurt when you have a cold?

Why do eyes hurt when you have a cold?

Sinusitis: There are 3 sinuses surrounding each eye that share some common nerves in addition to proximity. That is why people have deep socket eye pain when they catch a cold that involves the sinuses. See an
your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Do I need glasses if eyes hurt during reading?

Do I need glasses if eyes hurt during reading?

Likely: Eye fatigue, headaches, difficulty focusing, seeking more light are all symptoms of someone who needs glasses. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes hurt when I look into a bright light?

Why do my eyes hurt when I look into a bright light?

Protective reflex: The only source of bright light while eyes were evolving was the sun. Staring into the sun could cause a burn of the light reception and permanent damage. So the eye has evolved to avoid such an exposure. The eye does not "know" whether it is sunlight or bright artificial light so it reacts with pain and avoidance when a light is centered on the eye. ...Read more

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I looked into the sun for too long, now my eyes hurt?

Solar retinopathy: Solar retiinopathy is damage to the eye's retina, specifically to the center of retina called the macula, from long exposure to sun rays or other bright light. It usually occurs due to staring at the sun, watching a solar eclipse or viewing a very bright light for long time. The damage is due to photochemical injury rather than thermal. Please see a retina specialist. It may or may not get better. ...Read more

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Daughter is 4 has temp of 39.1 complaining eyes hurt?

Daughter is 4 has temp of 39.1 complaining eyes hurt?

Call PCP: A 4yo with a fever usually just has a viral infection; however, with eye or other neurologic complaints, at least speaking with someone who can ask further questions to assess is warranted. Your pediatrician may want to see the child to be sure that a more serious infection or other problem is not going on. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and I have a headache, what can cause it.

My eyes hurt and I have a headache, what can cause it.

Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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Headache, eyes hurt, and naeceous; what could that be?

Headache, eyes hurt, and naeceous; what could that be?

Most common: Reason would be migraine. But if you never had migraine and nausea before then this could be something more serious. You should see your primary care md, neurologist or eye md. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt when I look down? What causes orbital pain?

My eyes hurt when I look down? What causes orbital pain?

Orbital pain.: There are many different causes for orbital pain and resolution requires careful history as well as complete medical eye examination and possible sinus and dental evaluation. ...Read more

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Sometimes my eyes hurt. They feel strained. What could be wrong?

Sometimes my eyes hurt. They feel strained. What could be wrong?

Too many options: This could be eyestrain or a need for eyeglasses. But we need to know your eye history., age, whether your eyes are red, light sensitive or whether the v ision has changed. If you have this persistently and it is bothersome, see your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Eyes hurt for a while after putting in eyedrops. Is this normal?

Eyes hurt for a while after putting in eyedrops. Is this normal?

Yes: Many eye drops can be irritating when put in. When your eye is irritated, even artificial tears can cause some irritation. If this continues you should see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that your eyes hurt when you look into a bright light?

Why is it that your eyes hurt when you look into a bright light?

Reflex: Strongly bright light can be uncomfortable and maybe even dangerous. The discomfort you feel is a protective reflex and is your eyes way of telling you not to stare at such light. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and have been itching a lot lately. What could be wrong?

Possible allergic: To be sure you need to see your mrdical doctor or opthalmologist
but most common cause of itchy an painful eyes is allergic conjunctvitis but there are many other conditions like chemical and other irritants, dry eyes, and rarely infections can cause pain and itching. ...Read more

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Both my eyes hurt in the corners of my eyes and when I move my eyeballs?

See your eye doctor: Hard to say what it is based on what you've provided, but your eye doctor can see it under slit lamp microscopy to help you out further. It could be anything ranging from dry eyes, to allergic conjunctivitis, to blepharitis, to another 'itis' (meaning inflammation). The fact that it's sore or painful means it needs to be seen by a professional. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Why do my eyes hurt after I put on contacts? Am I doing something wrong?

Why do my eyes hurt after I put on contacts? Am I doing something wrong?

Possible misfit.: If your eyes hurt after placing contacts on it could be that they have been misfit for the shape of your cornea. This is especially likely if the eyes hurt immediately after placing them on and they keep hurting. If the eyes are initially comfortable and then hurt later on, it could be that you have dry eyes and your lenses are not permitting enough oxygen to get to the cornea. Tears might help. ...Read more

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When I'm really tired, my eyes hurt and get really teary. What causes this?

Dry eyes: Towards end of day especially in peri menopausal females the eyes get dry and this causes irritation and reflex tearing using artificial tears like systane Otc will help you can use the nonpresserved ones more frequently ...Read more

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Why would my eyes hurt? I have to rub them, is it because of my astigmatism?

Why would my eyes hurt? I have to rub them, is it because of my astigmatism?

Not astigmatism: There are many reasons for your symptoms but astigmatism is not one of them, Check with your ophthalmologist to get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes hurt at the corner when I woke up in the morning today? Red at the corner.

Why do my eyes hurt at the corner when I woke up in the morning today? Red at the corner.

Probably dry eyes: Try artificial tears to help your eyes stay lubricated as a start. You can use an artificial tear ointment at bedtime. See an eye doctor that can recommend more advanced treatment if the artificial tears don't help. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have constant headachee and my eyes hurt in d process I won't be abke to read or sleep...wat do u suggest I do?

Get Eye exam: I would recommend that you get a full Eye exam to rule out the possibility of an eye abnormality causing headaches and ocular pain. It could be a fairly benign problem like eyestrain that could be alleviated by artificial tears and a new updated glasses prescription. Or possibly signs of acute angle glaucoma that could permanently damage vision. Get evaluated as soon as you can. ...Read more

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If im really tired. My eyes hurt somewhat. Like they get really teary or it feel slike I just need to shut them is it cuz im tired?

If im really tired. My eyes hurt somewhat. Like they get really teary or it feel slike I just need to shut them is it cuz im tired?

Eye strain: Your symptoms are consistent with dry eyes. You can try OTC artificial tears 4x/day or try blinking more often. Sometimes, omega-3's may help as well. See your eye MD to determine if there is a specific cause. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has been complaining that her eyes hurt off and on for the past few weeks. It's always when I turn off the lights at bedtime.

My 2 year old has been complaining that her eyes hurt off and on for the past few weeks. It's always when I turn off the lights at bedtime.

This is: A type of manipulative behavior common in small children. Another example is having to "go to the bathroom" to get out something he/she doesn't want. Ignore it and it will go away. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt when I close and squeeze them temples hurt as well?

My eyes hurt when I close and squeeze them temples hurt as well?

Tough to say: This could be dry eyes or sinus related. Likely this is not coming from the eyes themselves and this is actually referred pain. When you squeeze your eyes tightly, you do tense up other muscles in your face so this could also be source of discomfort. If this gets significantly worse, you should see an eye doc or your primary physician. ...Read more

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Whenever I play my psp my eyes hurt. Why?

Dry eyes!: Most likely you are having symptoms from dry eyes. You decrease your blinking, because you do not want to miss something, leading to the surface of your eyes drying out and causing them to hurt. The hurt may also be from accommodating (using your eye muscles to focus up close). ...Read more

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I feel fatigue and eyes hurt what should I do?

I feel fatigue and eyes hurt what should I do?

Fatigue: Try some artificial tears such as theratears. Get plenty of rest. Drink plenty of fluids. If your eyes still hurt, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Why do my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Many reasons: There are many possible reasons why you might have eye pain upon waking. The most common is from a form of dry eyes called meibomitis. It is essentially an oil gland that produces poor quality oils that irritate the eyes when you are sleeping. You really need to see an eye md to determine the exact cause of your eye pain. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Why does my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Recurrent erosion: Multiple causes but a classic cause is a condition known as recurrent erosion syndrome. It can also be from run of mill dry eyes. ...Read more

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Why is it my eyes hurt when I woke up?

Could be dryness: Try artificial tears which can be found over the counter. If you have severe pain, you could be getting recurrent erosions. An ophthalmologist will be able to determine what is going on. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more