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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...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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Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache behind left eye?

Dull ache: There can be several causes for the source of your lain such as headache, sinus infection, glaucoma or an infection of the orbit. Best see an eye doctoa asap. ...Read more

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Pain behind my eyes?

Pain behind my eyes?

Common problem: Extensive list of causes, see an eye specialist. ...Read more

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Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Headache behind right eye, reduced vision. Aura?

Migraine: Could be an ocular migraine. Is there a family history of migraine or personal hx of other migraine variants? Check your blood pressure to be sure this isn't the cause. The reduced vision is very concerning. It may just be migraine but you could have increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma), or it could be an indication of something intracranial even more concerning. You need evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

Pain in right temple and behind right eye?

? migraine ?: You describe the typical distribution of pain for a migraine event. If these are very intense, brief in duration, and come in clusters, it is referred to as cluster migraine. If associated with throbbing pain, photophobia, nausea, vertigo, visual changes, it is common migraine. However, pathology of the eye and sinuses should be ruled out. V1 trigeminal neuralgia can cause similar problems. ...Read more

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Headache behind right eye, reduced vision/ migraine?

Headache behind right eye, reduced vision/ migraine?

Probably: ...But if blurred vision more than 30 minutes, thats atypical and needs to be checked out asap. If you are elderly, needs to be checked out immediately. ...Read more

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I'm having pressure behind my right eye and a slight headache behind my right eye?

I'm having pressure behind my right eye and  a slight headache behind my right eye?

Several causes: Most likely cause is sinus congestion/difficulties. Try some decongestants and if that does not relieve the symptoms, you need to see a doctor about it to exclude other causes, such as glaucoma, etc. ...Read more

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Headache behind my eye after eye infection?

Headache behind my eye after eye infection?

Various possib.: May be unrelated or a headache variant but if not improving in short order, should be seen by an ophthalmologist and/or primary doctor. Other risks include sinus disease or infection or possibly an extension of the original infection process. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind my right eye?

Sharp pain behind my right eye?

Many things: Eye pain could be caused by many different things that range in severity, including pink eye, inflammation, glaucoma, burns, etc. You should see a doctor immediately! you want to prevent damage in order to avoid any sort of vision loss. ...Read more

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Headache on right side, glands behind right ear hurts, jaw feels tensed, behind right eye hurts. Whag is this?

Headache on right side, glands behind right ear hurts, jaw feels tensed, behind right eye hurts. Whag is this?

Viral conjunctivitis: This is usually self limiting and lasts maybe 3 weeks. Doctors prescribe steroid/antibiotic eye drops. The steroid relieves inflammation. The antibiotics have little effect the drops do not shorten the length of the infection, but just make you feel a little more comfortable with it. ...Read more

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Severe temple, headache, pain in left eye, migraine?

Severe temple, headache, pain in left eye, migraine?

Possibly.: As always, making a diagnosis is the first step. Your physician should be able to take a history and examine you to decide if this is likely to be a migraine or something more significant like temporal arteritis or elevated intraocular/intracranial pressure. Headaches are common, migraines are less common and everything else is rare but all require evaluation. ...Read more

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Persistent pain above and behind right eye. Nausea?

Go now: To your local ophthalmologist or er. You may have acute glaucoma or any number of possible causes. ...Read more

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Throbbing head, face pressure, aching pain around right eye on eyelid under eye and bridge of nose?

Throbbing head,  face pressure, aching pain around right eye on eyelid under eye and bridge of nose?

Have it looked at: Perhaps it's due to a sinus infection or even migraine but I'm concerned that it's so centered around the eye including the eyelid. Please see your doctor to rule out infection. ...Read more

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Sudden onset sharp severe pain in right temple and slightly behind right eye.

Sudden onset sharp severe  pain in right temple and slightly behind right eye.

Temporal Arteritis?: It is chronic inflammation of large arteries of the head. If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. See your PCP for consultation and tests ASAP. ...Read more