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How To Get Rid Of Headaches Behind Your Eyes
My drs appt isn't for another week how can I help get rid of these headaches behind my eyes from my hyperactive thyroid? Had them the past few days
Hyperthyroid: The two medications that you are hopefully taking are Methimazole and a beta blocker (propranolol, metoprolol, atenolol, etc). You may need to increase your dose, but you should do this under the supervision of your doctor. Even though your appt is not for another week, you should call him/her. ...Read more
Why do I get headache during sex all ways on the left side starting behind the eye I am up now taking pain killers to try and get rid of it?
Headache: Mri of head and eye is mandatory. Also check your bp. ...Read more
What should I take to get rid of my terrible headache that lasts for 3 days. It's concentrated in my forehead with pain in eyes with heaviness in hea?
Glasses or rest: The most common cause is tension headaches. This can be due to straining to read without proper glasses, staring at a book or computer for hours on end, or even dry eyes. If Ibuprofen or Aspirin do not relieve the symptoms, they persist despite medication, or there is an associated vision change, you will need to see your eye doctor. Headaches that don't go away always need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Decongestant: 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
Head injury. Blood pooling in eye blurry vision recurring headache I can't get rid of with Tylenol (acetaminophen) BC powders and Aleve. Help please.
I have a kinda bad headache on the right side of my head kind of up and behind my right ear. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?
Occipital headaches: Lesser and greater occipital nerves live in the area of your head where you are describing pain. What frustrates patients is that these nerves can cause pain without any traumatic event. You didn't mention any visual disturbances (blurry, double vision) or other red flags so that a NSAID may be beneficial. Your PCP may have Toradol in house to give you for fairly quick reduction in head symptoms. ...Read more
I woke up with a headache behind my eyes and in my forehead, and its lasted all day. Reasons why and treatment for this?
Get headaches on my eye brows moves from one to the other & last for hours maybe days. What is the best treatment? Will a neck adjustment help?
Supratrochlear Nerve: Supratrochlear nerve block. Neck adjustment may help with your headaches. ...Read more
Hi. I have a right eye that bulges a little and I feel pressure behind it. I have a large goiter but my blood work is fine so no treatment. Headaches 2?
Depends on you: If it were me I'd still feel like I'd want treatment if I thought my bulging eye pressure in my orbit (if it were bothering me) were caused by the goiter & I had headaches which certainly seem like they're at least as likely as not related, don't ya think RATHER than saying, "Labs are normal-- probably nothing to do..." or worse than that for someone to tell you it's all in your head. Just sayin' ...Read more
Plastic surgery: If your bags are there all day long (not worse in the morning and better by evening--this is fluid), you have protruding fat pads (caused by aging or genetics and weakening of the orbital septum and skin/muscle layers). Plastic surgery (blepharoplasty) can trim, reposition, and tighten the lower eyelids beautifully, but have an abps-certified plastic surgeon do the work to minimize risks! ...Read more
Depends: If the yellowish is due to liver secretions from a sick liver (Jaundice), the yellow will disappear when the liver is improved. If the yellow is natural coloration and has been present for years, there is no way to remove it. This can happen in pigmented races with some frequency. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Swelling under the lids due to fatigue or allergy can be treated with rest, cool compresses, treatment of underlying inflammation with allergy meds. Prolapse of the fat with permanent bags under the eyes that don't fluctuate are better addressed by an oculoplastic surgeon. ...Read more
Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors.
Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.
http://www. Eyehealthweb. Com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more
Reduce salt and: Tomatoes in your diet. You may be experiencing subclinical food allergies too, and should probably be tested for common food items such as soy, corn, potato, wheat allergies. Also, you may need to sleep with a pillow that isn't flat, so gravity can help the lymphatics from your eyelids. ...Read more
Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty (lid tuck), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read more
Puffy eyes are not always the result of allergic reactions
thyroid disease, certain forms of muscle disease, chronic obstructive lung disease, wearing CPAP mask for sleep apnea and occasionally some forms of dermatitis can result in puffy eyes
this needs to be checked to differentiate a benign cause from a more serious one. ...Read more
Rest: You don't get infection related pink eyes from being tired. Not sleeping enough & being tired causes vasodilation of the conjunctival blood vessels, redness & foreign body sensation. Best treatment is to get enough rest. Stay away from over the counter "take the red away" drops for being tired. They can cause a rebound vasculitis with more red eyes. And; eye exams every 3 years in your age. ...Read more
Allergy: A likely cause is allergy. Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more