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Is it possible for your eyes to fall back into your head?

Is it possible for your eyes to fall back into your head?

Not at all: The eyes sit in the eye socket (orbit), which has a cone shape formed by the skull bones. The tip of the cone points back toward the brain and has a hole that is much smaller than the eyeball. Also, the eye is tethered in place by muscles, so it cannot fall into the head. Trauma to the face can break the bones in the floor of the orbit and the eye can sink down a little, but it cannot fall back. ...Read more

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Falling Backwards (Definition)

Falling backwards is a symptom in which a person tends to fall backwards when attempting certain activities. A sensation of falling backwards may occur in some persons, without actually falling. These symptoms may be due to problems in the brain or the balance ...Read more


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Eveytime i fall asleep, i usually wake up 5 minutes later because i feel as i blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Eveytime i fall asleep, i usually wake up 5 minutes later because i feel as i blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Sleep disorder: You may be experiencing episodic sleep apnea, but i would wonder if there is some seizure activity. Do believe you should see a sleep specialist and undergo an overnight sleep study. If indeed you have sleep apnea, and a clue might be snoring, you could benefit from a c-pap unit. Get all of this evaluated, you will be far more satisfied. ...Read more

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I have blood shot eye after as fall hitting the back of head?

I have blood shot eye after as fall hitting the back of head?

Can you see normally: Trauma to the head can cause some bleeding at the eye even if the eye is not actually hit. if you can see normally, the blood shot appearance can clear on it's own. ...Read more

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What causes your eyes to sink back in your head within a couple weeks?

What causes your eyes to sink back in your head within a couple weeks?

Please elaborate?: Eyes should be in your head! When lying down the fat pads cushion the orbits so the eyes can do this easily. That's normal. Not sure under what condition you are referring to other than physiological normal state? ...Read more

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Why do my eyes keep rolling up in the back of my head?

Why do my eyes keep rolling up in the back of my head?

It is normal: Eyes rolling up when you close or attempt to close your eyes is a rather normal phenomenon called "Bell's" phenomenon. Some people will have a stronger Bell's than others. ...Read more

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Why does my head jerk and/or my eyes roll back when i faint?

Why does my head jerk and/or my eyes roll back when i faint?

Fainting: When you faint there is a brief decrease in the oxygen available to the brain. This can result in brief seizure like activity. ...Read more

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Why is it that my eyes keep rolling in the back of my head when i concentrate?

Why is it that my eyes keep rolling in the back of my head when i concentrate?

See an ophthalmologist: That really makes little sense. When we close our eyes they roll upward which is a normal phenomena known as Bell's phenomena. However this would not occur while concentrating unless you were closing your eyes. This symptom complex does not fit any pattern so you may wish to get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What could it be when your walking in the store and your eyes try rolling to the back of your head?

What could it be when your walking in the store and your eyes try rolling to the back of your head?

Visual vertigo: If you are looking at articles in a row in a store, you may have visual vertigo which is a central (brain) issue. You may optiko-kinetic nystagmus which is similar and caused by looking at rows of articles in a store. You need to see an ENT doctor or a neurologist for a specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pressure in the front and back of my head and behind my eyes what can this be due to?

I have a lot of pressure in the front and back of my head and behind my eyes what can this be due to?

Sinus or other: Headaches can have various causes. Pain behind the eyes associated with headaches are usually either atypical muscle tension or sinus headaches. They may also be caused by migraines. If there is decreased vision or pain on movement of the eyes, see an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more