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Lacrimal Caruncle Swollen Headache
15 years old. Lacrimal caruncle on the right eye is a bit swollen, red, have a small dark-red dot (look like blood) and stinging, ithcing. What is it?
Eye red: It may be an infection so seek care from a physician ...Read more
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
I was in the shower and suddenly I felt an intense stinging in my lacrimal caruncle! It's really red, what would cause this?
My left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. I have no clue if it's always been this way but I'm very scared of malignancy.?
Lacrimal duct: Infections are far more common and more easily treatable than malignancy, so see a doctor for that or send photos ...Read more
I don't know if it's always been this way, but my left lacrimal caruncle looks bigger & redder than my right. Optometrist next week. Malignancy?
Doubtful!: While cancer can occur anywhere, it is still relatively rare, especially there. You are doing the best thing by getting it checked though, to be sure. Avoid scents and aerosols and use only hypoallergenic skin care products as irritation from scents and aerosols can cause irritation to the eyes, as well as to the linings of the respiratory tract (ears, nose, throat and lungs) and to the skin. ...Read more
Unknown: There is no actual known function for this universal tissue piece on the nasal side of all eyes. In fact, if it is surgically removed it will grow back, so the eye seems to want it to be there. ...Read more
I have severe itching of the lacrimal caruncle area and constant tearing. I take zyrtec (cetirizine) and Pataday daily- no relief. Any suggestions?
Ophthalmologist: If you are having continual symptoms of the eyes that is not resolved by your medications, then you should see your primary care physician or an Ophthalmologist (eye specialist). ...Read more
My lacrimal caruncle in left eye has been discolored (brown-green)for years. However I just recently noticed that it has grown. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Please consult a board certified ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Why does my lacrimal caruncle burn sometimes? It gets red and painful and it's difficult to open my eye. It only lasts some minutes
Why does my lacrimal caruncle hurt? Today everytime I blink my eye it stings. Is it because I recently got new glasses and the constant tear in my eye
What is a yellow bump in left lacrimal caruncle? Been 2 weeks, no pain, slight itch, extremely dry eyes, slight pressure felt.
Lacrimal caruncle in my right eye is red and inflamed for two days. I figured it would go away but it hurts to touch or blink and feels tired. Help!!?
Lacrimal carbuncle: You should see an ophthalmologist pronto! If you have access to an ophthalmological ER that would be the place to be seen. We are talking about your eye here. Don't dawdle! ...Read more
Lacrimal caruncle is red, itchy, stings. (especially when I wake up) along with lower eyelids. I use lubricant drops and drops for the spring allergy?
I have a small white lump very similar to a pimple on the lacrimal caruncle of my left eye. No pain, no itch. What could this be? It's been 3 days now
Hard to tell: This is something that needs to be seen in "real time" by your doctor. ...Read more
Mucus & air comes from my left eye when I blow my nose from the back of lacrimal caruncle. It seems to detach from eye a little bit. What is solution?
My lacrimal caruncle is itching alot and there is a certain sting in my left eye very time I shut it. I think there is pimple growing inside eyelid.
Hump on neck below head and above sholders hurts to the touch and causing headaches and neck looks swollen.
I have cold 365 days a year and a swollen face since years. I do not have headache or facial pain. What could this be?
23 year old son has had swollen eyelids, puffy face and headaches for 4, 5 days, could this be serious, should we see dr.
I was sick (cold) recently. After it seemed that it went away, I started to have strong headache in the front. Lymph nodes seem to be swollen, too.
Hi. I have a swollen right side of my face. A headache that doesn’t want to go away. My BP is 107/68. I’ve taken 2 grandpa paracetamols and 1 mybulen.
See your doctor: Not sure what you have taken but you need to go and see a doctor immediately ...Read more
Hd sex on prev day of ovultn. Felng tired, left brst swollen no pain, mild headache in aftrnoon goes off wid food. On12 DPO NOW. No symptoms other than?
Unclear: Your question is very unclear. Please rephrase it so that we can. Figure out how to help you. ...Read more
See a doc: Could be a number of things like a commone ear ache or more serious. You could have an infection of the bone behind the ear known as the mastoid or mastoiditis. This can generally be treated with antibiotics but can be serious. Have you had any fever? You need to see a doctor asap! ...Read more
Probable strep infec: This appears to be symptoms of strep. Are you having fever? A viral infection could cause the same symptoms. I would recommend fluids, Ibuprofen or acetamenophen, rest and observation, but if you are worsening or not improving in 12-24 hours, seek medical attention. If you have a feta cheese breath, a white membrane on the tonsils or rash, get seen now. ...Read more
Have you had:
A recent pelvic/pap test? If so and it was negative remember that recurrent hormonal "surges" are common!
Not to worry it will pass!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Temporal Arteritis: Temporal arteritis. Need to check sed rate. ...Read more
See a doctor: It is hard to tell if this is an emergency but you definitely need to be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. Sinus infections are commonly associated with a headache due to sinus pressure but may result in more serious neurologic complications. If you have neck stiffness, nausea/vomiting, changes in vision, speech, swallowing, or weakness, go to the er immediately. If in doubt, go to the er. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: What really causes urethral caruncle is still unclear, but we do know it results from mucosal laxing & protrusion of the posterior distal urethra in the elderly female resulting in a "mass" like a little cheery attaching to posterior aspect of urethral meatus. Its size widely varies and will slowly increase over time. Clinically, it's painless most of the times, but it may irritates and bleeds. ...Read more
I have a headache, congested, and cough and my lymph nodes hurt when I touch them but they are not swollen?
Reactive nodes: With a respiratory infection, usually viral, the lymph nodes will become reactive to produce the blood cells needed to fight the infection. It means your body's defenses are acting properly. This can be tender nodes, swollen nodes or both. ...Read more
I have a swollen irritated area on the side top tight side of my head that hurts when I touch it. Its allso givinge headaches?
Should lymes disease symptoms go away? I had it for 2 years and was treated but now my lymph nodes are swollen and my headaches came back
Testicles looks swollen only pain/discomfort when one is touched or aggravated and minor headache, comes and goes. What could be the causes?
See below: You may have infection as the cause of your symptoms. See your doctor who can perform an exam to confirm. ...Read more
I am a 30 yr old with very severe headaches I have had bloods done n results are fine the base of my head is swollen and I don't know what else to do?
Migraines: Migraines headaches are very common. Usually throbbing severe headaches associated with light and noise sensitivity. Triggers of headache include poor sleep, stress, hormonal changes and tyramine, or nitrates in diet. The perceived swollen area could be due to muscle spasm. Please, check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My husband was diagnosed with bronchitis. He's been having headaches. Woke up today with his left check very swollen about a half inch under his eye?
Go to your doctor: Viral and bacterial infections can cause bronchitis that can also involve the sinuses. Early sinusitis is treated with decongestants. Increasing pain, fever and excessive discharge and now lid swelling could indicate a serious bacterial infection requiring antibiotics. Go to your doctor for a proper examination and treatment. ...Read more
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