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Can u have cluster headaches without having all the symptoms? I get continuous headaches above right eye near corner.

Can u have cluster headaches without having all the symptoms?  I get continuous headaches above right eye near corner.

EXPLANATION: Cluster headaches are a syndrome of specific events and typically occur at night. Ignore terminology, and instead focus on fact that you have chronic daily and focal headaches. Would do a blood test, a C reactive protein, and sedimentation rate to rule out giant cell arteritis, discuss with you doc, necessity of further tests, and get this problem treated. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

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


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Regular vomiting and headache above right eye?

Regular vomiting and headache above right eye?

See an eye MD: With those symptoms, it would be best for you to have a complete exam by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gallbladder disease w/50% ejection fraction? Hidascan w/cck caused same pain i have. Constant upper right quad pain, nausea increases with exercise, headaches above right eye

Is it possible to have gallbladder disease w/50% ejection fraction? Hidascan w/cck caused same pain i have.  Constant upper right quad pain, nausea increases with exercise, headaches above right eye

Maybe not...: Hida scans measure several things--uptake ; excretion of hida by liver, gallbladder function, ductal patency/ function. Cck is given to stimulate gallbladder contraction--mimicking food entering the duodenum from stomach. If the gallbladder has a sluggish ejection fraction (ef. ...Read more

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Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.

Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.

TTH: Tension-type headache are recurrent episodes of headache lasting minutes to days. The pain is typically described as dull, achy, nonpulsatile, pressing or tightening. The management of tth consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. It is a treatable condition. Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What is this headache above my right eye in the arch?

What is this headache above my right eye in the arch?

Could be...: This could be a hang-over, a migraine, a cluster headache or something more ominous. This is something to get checked out with your doc, especially if this is a new headache with no explanation. ...Read more

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I only get headaches above my right eye all the way downto my right jaw. What could this be caused from?

I only get headaches above my right eye all the way downto my right jaw. What could this be caused from?

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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I have this bad headache above my right eye still not feeling well could it be stress? It been there for 3 weeks when I sleeping I'm fine

I have this bad headache above my right eye still not feeling well could it be stress? It been there for 3 weeks when I sleeping I'm fine

Rule out migraine: There are many factors which could contribute to your symptoms, eg. sinusitis, optic neuritis, migraine, fatigue, stress, myositis and at least 30 more causes. Please see your local ophthalmic plastic surgeon for work up and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been having eye pain in my right eye & sometimes a headache right above my hurting eye. I don't have blurry vision. Could it be optic neuritis?

I've been having eye pain in my right eye & sometimes a headache right above my hurting eye. I don't have blurry vision.  Could it be optic neuritis?

Migraine headaches: The headache that you describe can be from a variety of causes. Headaches in and over the eye are a variant of cluster migraine. It is important to see a headache specialists to determine the cause. Optic neuritis is not likely given the symptoms that you describe. ...Read more

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I have re accruing sinus problems. Stuffy nose , sinus headache, sinus pressure above my right eye. I had this problem last summer. What can I do ?

I have re accruing sinus problems. Stuffy nose , sinus headache, sinus pressure above my right eye. I had this problem last summer. What can I do ?

See an allergist: Three types of treatment: 1. Avoid what you are exposed to. You need to get skin tested to identify what to avoid. 2. Medicines usually help if it is an allergy. 3. Allergy shots would be an option if meds fail. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is causing my headache behind my right eye?

Please tell me what is causing my headache behind my right eye?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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I have many headaches in the same area behind the right eye. What could it be?

I have many headaches in the same area behind the right eye. What could it be?

Possibly migraine: Pain behind an eye can be migraine related. Other possibilities exist, such as an inflammatory disease of the eye, glaucoma, sinusitis, neurological conditions, neck problems just to name a few. An ophthalmolgist can rule out the eye causes. A neurologist may be necessary for finding the other causes. You should have an exam to disclose the source of this pain. ...Read more

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I have had a headache on and off for two weeks it's behind my right eye. Why is this?

I have had a headache on and off for two weeks it's behind my right eye. Why is this?

Headache: A ct of your brain and sinuses will rule out any pathology as current medicine can do. ...Read more

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I have been having a headache every other day...Behind only one eye..Headache often switch eyes. Teary right eye..Lasts b/t 30min-1hrs. Please help?

I have been having a headache every other day...Behind only one eye..Headache often switch eyes. Teary right eye..Lasts b/t 30min-1hrs. Please help?

Cluster headaches: Headaches reoccurring behind one eye with tearing are often what we call cluster headaches. They often occur around the same time of day and can be severe. Over-the-counter pain medications typically have no effect on the pain from a cluster headache. Oxygen and tryptans are treatments. Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) and a neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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2x now in diff times after intense exercise I saw a flashing ring on right eye that gets bigger and goes away w/o headache. No eye condition. What is?

2x now in diff times after intense exercise I saw a flashing ring on right eye that gets bigger and goes away w/o headache. No eye condition. What is?

Visual migraine: This is likely a visual migraine, which occurs without a headache in many cases. If it clears completely in 15-20 minutes, it is very unlikely to be a retinal or neurologic problem. However, you should still have a complete ophthalmic examination with dilated exam of the back of the eye including retina and optic nerve head. I also recommend a visual field test at your ophthalmologist's office. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for bad headaches in my right eye?

What do you suggest for bad headaches in my right eye?

Need more informatio: There are a lot of reasons why someone would have a headache by one eye- cluster headache and SUNCT headache for example. The location of your headache does not help make the diagnosis however. More information is needed! It would be especially helpful for you to be questioned and examined by a neurologist to help solve the riddle of the diagnosis and the treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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When i get headaches my right eye hurts. Is this normal?

When i get headaches my right eye hurts. Is this normal?

Migraine headache: Migraine headaches are often on one side and can be in the region of the frontal and eye. They are usually throbbing in nature. Contact your pcp. ...Read more