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Headache Above Left Eye
Severe headache above left eye radiating down into jaw every time I cry accompanied by light sensitivity and nausea. Lasts about 2 days every time???
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
Need more info: First, forget right or left because no disease process is always on left side of the head in all patients. If a pain is always (not 99%) but always on the same side be very concerned about a structural problems which can include many local diseases such as sinusitis, bone infection, brain tumors, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformation & even migraine (but note 100% unilaterality in migraine is rare. ...Read more
I have been getting headache twangs above left eye for past two weeks. It is intermittent and sometimes moves to top of head on opposite side.
We can't diagnose: This with the available info. Don't know severity or accompanying symptoms. But, if significant in intensity, medical assessment may help to get to the bottom of this. Take care. ...Read more
New onset headache is always a red flag. When evaluating a patient's headache, it is imperative that the clinician first identify and exclude a secondary headache based on history and clinical examination before proceeding to the diagnosis of the specific primary headache disorder.
Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm getting multiple sharp headaches above my left eye and left temple a day. What could be the cause?
For the past couple months my husband has been having dizzy spells followed by a headache above his left eye that sometimes reaches the back of his head. It lasts from 5min to an hour. What could this be?
Anything: These symptoms could be a simple migraine but could also be something more serious. If these are new symptoms, they definitely need to be evaluated by a physician. If these have been ongoing for years, it is likely not as serious. This is a loaded question for any doctor even in an office setting, let alone online. To be blunt, the worse case scenario needs to be ruled out by a physician in person. ...Read more
Headache above/behind left eye, and neck pain on left side of base of skull/upperneck for almost 2 months. Ct scan norm. Ana +, scl-70 +.
Tooth & nose pain and headache above the left eye that increases after sleeping. I am breastfeeding since 3 w. Taking motilium, folic, iron, calcium.?
? sinus infection: Sounds like a sinus infection. See your doctor and get checked out. ...Read more
Tooth pain, nose pain and headache located above the left eye that increases after sleeping. Causes?
Sinus: Possibly sinus infection, see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
What kind of headache would cause pressure above left eye, nausea, and feel better when I lay down and not be looking at my phone? Eye tension?
Many things: There are very many things that can cause headaches form classic migraine variants to High blood pressure, to sinus infections, to hormonal issues, to various food precipitants, to more serious underlying issues. Headaches are common and usually are easily cured with an over the counter headache medication. If they do not work or if the headache is unbearable, then you need to see a Dr. ...Read more
Need more info: If this happens commonly and typically passes on it's own or with OTC analgesics after several hours, then the description suggests migraine headache. With this info though, could also be an eye problem (potentially serious especially with a red eye) or left-sided sinus issues. Recurrent headaches and eye issues generally need an in-person exam or at least a longer conversation with a doc. ...Read more
I've been getting sharp pains above my left eye & I've had a few headaches as well. What could this be?
About once every week or two I get what feels like the same headache: behind my left eye, and slowly growing in intensity. What can cause this?
From: Tumors to migraines, this cold be serious and you need to be evaluated by neurologist. ...Read more
I get headache 4 times a week. Very bad one. It's early in a morning when I wake up or later on night. Specially above my left eye. What can I do.
Chronic daily HA's: Little question, your headaches are out of control and would suggest starting with a preventative agent to breakup pattern asap. Do not hesitate, schedule appointment. Could use prescription med such as depakote, topiraimate, but maybe otc like riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, coq10. ...Read more
I been having headaches for 3 weeks for the pass 3 days it hasn't went away I feel dripping in my head im losing sight in my left eye I been throwing?
I have been having headache. So the Dr suggested me to wear 0.25 on my right &0.75 on my left eye for 6months to improve my eyes. So is it worth using?
Clearer vision: Prior to wearing the glasses, if you were squinting a lot to see more clearly, then yes, the glasses will reduce this muscle tension that can lead to headaches & eye strain. Of course this depends on the person & the type of work environment. You might also try better posture exercises to help reduce other areas of muscle tension. I suggest www. Builtlean. Com for a compendium of useful exercises. ...Read more
Once in a while I get these strong headaches, which start will a blurring of the vision, mainly in my left eye. Is this related to my eyes? What can I do?
Headaches: Headaches can be caused by many things. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Migraine headaches: The headache that you describe can be from a variety of causes. Headaches in and over the eye are a variant of a cluster migraine. It is important to see a neurologist who is a headache specialist to determine the cause and get relief of this headache. Optic neuritis or a primary eye problem may be the cause of the symptoms as well and may require an evaluation with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a swelling in the upper lid of my left eye and alongwiththat, I have a headache. What should I do?
Infection: There are different types of eyelid infections. A common cause is known as a stye or chalazion. There are different types of these lesions with different treatments. Check your local area to see if an eye doctor could see you now so you do not suffer over the easter weekend. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I had a headache for 3 days and sharp pain in my left eye the 3rd day. What could be causing these symptoms?
I get headaches that are always deep behind left eye. They normally last for 2 to 3 days. What may be the cause?
Constant headache, no meds helping. Blurry left eye when looking close, pain behind eye that comes and goes. What could be the cause?
Eye Pain needs eval: Eye pain can be caused by many things, many not dangerous. However, you need to rule out an eye problem as these, left unchecked, could result in damage, loss of vision or worse. ...Read more
I have a half circle bright light very colorful around my left eye and a slight headache on the left top of my head, what could this mean?
Migraine: Sounds like you are experiencing a classic migraine. The colorful image, which generally shimmers and changes in size, is an aura. The headache follows the aura. Usually lasts up to 24 hrs, but generally much less. If this a brand new experience for you, you may want your primary care doctor know about this. If your vision has been affected, see an eye md. ...Read more
I have headaches associated with pain from my left eye but when I close my left eye the headache and pain gradually goes away. What's causing it?
Asthenopia?: You may have some eye strain cause by difference in the shape of your two eyes. If one is slightly shorter than the other you will have a difference in prescription which if untreated could cause strain in one eye. ...Read more