Top
10
Doctor insights on: Headaches Behind The Left Eye

Share
Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,162 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
I have recently developed severe intermittent headaches behind my left eye that radiates across my temple. They come often and last less than 10 secs.

I have recently developed severe intermittent headaches behind my left eye that radiates across my temple. They come often and last less than 10 secs.

Headaches could: arise from numerous factors such as high blood pressure, eye problems especially in diabetics, migraines or sinusitis. Only your primary care doc can decide on what the specific cause is. Get well. ...Read more

4

4
What is causing frequent headaches behind my left eye and around my nose area?

What is causing frequent headaches behind my left eye and around my nose area?

Headache: Headaches that include one eye and the nose can sometimes be caused by sinus infections. This could also be a migraine or a cluster headache. However, one-sided headaches can sometimes be signs of more ominous things and should always be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Please answer urgently! I am experiencing a severe headache behind my left eye, accompanied by nausea. Will Zofran (ondansetron) help this nausea? Advil didn't help

Please answer urgently! I am experiencing a severe headache behind my left eye, accompanied by nausea. Will Zofran (ondansetron) help this nausea? Advil didn't help

Migraine Headache: What you are describing is most likely a migraine in someone in your age group. Zofran (ondansetron) will help nausea. I would recommend until you see your doctor to try naposyn (aleve) - two tabs and a cup of espresso to see if that improves the headache. ...Read more

7

7
Hi ive had headache behind my left eye and blurry vision could this be becos of my thyroid being under active?or my liothyronine?

Hi ive had headache behind my left eye and blurry vision could this be becos of my thyroid being under active?or my liothyronine?

Thyroid eye disease: Thyroid disorders can cause a number of eye signs & symptoms, broadly classified as TED (thyroid eye disease). Interestingly, this is an auto-immune disease. The same antibodies that attack your thyroid, attack the orbital tissues around your eye, including the orbital fat that cushions & protects your eyeball, and the extraocular muscles that attach to your eyeball and move your eyes in all ways. ...Read more

9

9
I get a headache behind left eye when sleeping on left side. When i get up headache goes away in about 1/2 hour. Then i can go back to sleep ?

I get a headache behind left eye when sleeping on left side. When i get up headache goes away in about 1/2 hour. Then i can go back to sleep ?

Could be your neck: Positional headaches such as you describe likely are neck related. Pain generators in posterior neck often refer symptoms to behind one or other eye. ...Read more

10

10
Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Migraine: You may have migraines or a different headache disorder. You should visit a neurologist and have them evaluate you to see if it is migrainous in nature, and to exclude any potentially-serious disorders. ...Read more