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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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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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Pain above right eye and under the eyebrow, headache centralized on right side of forehead and cloudy/burry vision on right eye only?

Pain above right eye and under the eyebrow, headache centralized on right side of forehead and cloudy/burry vision on right eye only?

This could...: Be a number of things including but not limited to vascular headaches, sinus disease, glaucoma, brain tumor, cancer or other tumor in the sinuses, a sinus infection, a periorbital abscess, a tumor of the eye or orbit, to mention a few. I would suggest that you see your physician and have a thorough examination and evaluation. ...Read more

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My left eye and head hurts. I have a hot forehead and pain behind eye. Any thoughts?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Weird heaviness and discomfort where my eye brow goes over my right eye. Top of the eye feels heavy.

Weird heaviness and discomfort where my eye brow goes over my right eye. Top of the eye feels heavy.

Stye likely: A blocked eyelash gland can swell up and become infected. Hot, moist compresses can help and a visit to the doctor may be needed for eye drops or oral antibiotics if it gets bad. Sometimes you can get an abscess that needs to be lanced, as in the case above. Don't wait too long. ...Read more

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Feeling pressure behind my left eye. I had a nagging headache since monday. Headache is gone, but my left eye and cheek are puffy. Sinusitis?

Feeling pressure behind my left eye. I had a nagging headache since monday. Headache is gone, but my left eye and cheek are puffy. Sinusitis?

SINUS WOES!!!: As the graphic demonstrates, sinusitis would certainly be a reasonable! Your pain. Let me know how else I might legal to help if your current treatment methods are not working to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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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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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 been having dizziness,pain behind my eyes,mostly my right eye, sharp pains in my head,and a lot of pressure in my head and eyes. Sinus/allergy?

I have been having dizziness,pain behind my eyes,mostly my right eye, sharp pains in my head,and a lot of pressure in my head and eyes. Sinus/allergy?

Suspect migraine: Unilateral head pain with dizziness is most often migraine, although there are certainly other possibilities. You should see a doctor for a full history and exam, especially if you don't have a prior history of migraines. If you would like to discuss further, I'm available for consults. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in my head behind my left eye and is getting worse.

You need to be seen: This sounds like it could be a migraine headache but without more information and a thorough exam, there is no way to tell. You should be seen by a physician to make sure this is not something more serious and to prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Headache above eye and nose, had blurred vision in my left eye for about 15 minutes, the clear. Could this be ocular migraine? Right eye ok

Headache: Yes it could be a migraine. Did you have nausea? Would get eye angles checked for narrow angles and eye pressures and optic nerve checked to be sure all ok. See http://youtu.be/UHfYHXYsV_E Consult with us about migraine diet recommendations: see http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com/2014/02/migraine-diet-recommended-and-not.html ...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