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Why do I get really painful eye pain when I get a migraine? Sometimes it's worse than the actually migraine. Any suggestions on what may help.

Why do I get really painful eye pain when I get a migraine? Sometimes it's worse than the actually migraine. Any suggestions on what may help.

It is a common: Finding. Treating the migraine will also help treat the referred eye pain too. You didn't list the meds or supplements you take to relieve your migraine, whether you have an aura or predrome (knowing it's coming) feeling prior to it, and what you currently do to relieve it. So please repost it, so we can help you. Thanks! ...Read more

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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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Additonal info : headache been here since august seems to get worse over time, and I have neck and back pain and eye pain never tested for mengitisis?

Additonal info : headache been here since august seems to get worse over time, and I have neck and back pain and eye pain never tested for mengitisis?

Many causes: Chronic headache has many causes most of them benign, chronic meningitis is extremely rare and would be progressive see a neurologist once to put your mind at rest and treat the pain. ...Read more

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Are psychosomatic knee (anxiety related), eye pain and headaches dangerous? Should I avoid walking or using the knee to not make it hurt worse?

Are psychosomatic knee (anxiety related), eye pain and headaches dangerous? Should I avoid walking or using the knee to not make it hurt worse?

Keep using: Anxiety related or as you put it psychosomatic aches and pains respond to decrease in anxiety and making sure one using your knees and wires. Good luck. ...Read more

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Suffering from severe headaches migraines earache and eye pain non stop for a few days I also feel extremely nauseous and the pains are getting worse?

Suffering from severe headaches migraines earache and eye pain non stop for a few days I also feel extremely nauseous and the pains are getting worse?

See ophthalmologist: Eye pain, headaches, and nausea together can be a sign of very high eye pressure. The eye doctor can also make sure you do not have pressure on your optic nerves from the headaches (papilledema). You need to see your doctor to make sure nothing serious is occurring. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and loose focus when exposed to reading, bright light and sun light. I wear glasses and my vision is getting worse.?

My eyes hurt and loose focus when exposed to reading, bright light and sun light. I wear glasses and my vision is getting worse.?

General health?: Sometimes vision changes can be caused by high or low blood sugar - it is important to be tested for diabetes. Also, sometimes thyroid disease can cause eye changes. Try to avoid too much caffeine and concentrated sugars and see if that helps. Also, it is common in the 40's for the lenses of the eyes to lose the ability to change focus, so I would recommend another eye exam. ...Read more

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I've had headache all day don't know if tension or worse neck base skull huers eyes hurt all around them bridge nose top of head.

I've had headache all day don't know if tension or worse neck base skull huers eyes hurt all around them bridge nose top of head.

Headache: Could be migraine or sinusitis, sometimes when back of skull hurts I have seen subclinical herpes infection that responds to acyclovir, or could be cervicalgia pain in nerves/muscles from discs, muscle spasm or migraine. If not better in 12 hours or if nausea, vomiting eye blurring or spots seek immediate medical attention ...Read more

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Should optic neuritis last over 14wks? Dr says take ibuprofen and wait for scans but my eye hurts and sight getting worse again. Lost 15% sight already

Should optic neuritis last over 14wks? Dr says take ibuprofen and wait for scans but my eye hurts and sight getting worse again. Lost 15% sight already

Optic Neuritis is: Usually treated with intravenous steroid therapy. Typically an MRI of the brain will assist with the diagnosis. Please call your Ophthalmologist regarding your continued eye pain and continued loss of vision. Therapy may stop or reverse the damage in many cases when treated in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. And persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.

Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. And persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.

Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Dry eyes are common in middle aged women and sometimes are aggravated by incomplete lid closure at night. Try a bedtime dose of a gel eye drop like Systane Gel. This should help to keep eyes lubricated until AM. ...Read more

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Have IIH, taking 50mg Topamax (topiramate) daily since Wed. Sympt. Worse. Head feels bruised on back. Ears/eyes hurt. Sound/Light sensitivity. Advice?

Have IIH, taking 50mg Topamax (topiramate) daily since Wed. Sympt. Worse. Head feels bruised on back. Ears/eyes hurt. Sound/Light sensitivity. Advice?

Side effects Topamax (topiramate): Topamax (topiramate) can cause rare eye complications such as acute angle closure, which is rare but it is worth seeing an eyeMD as soon as possible, especially if vision blurry or decreased in any way. MOre info: [email protected] Com ...Read more

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I spend hours in my phone its like my life. All of a sudden I got ghost vision only things I don't pay attention too and eye pain when im tired.

I spend hours in my phone its like my life. All of a sudden I got ghost vision only things I don't pay attention too and eye pain when im tired.

Ghost: Your eyes may be drying out...Try some artificial tears like theratears or systane...You may have some accommodative spasm from staring at the phone so much-- take a break every 30 minutes and look far away for 30 seconds.... ...Read more

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What could cause eye pain?

What could cause eye pain?

Many causes: Anything that irritates the ocular surface, anything that refers pain in or around the eyes, straining, inflammation, infection, neoplastic, neuropathies, allergic, high pressure, radiation, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause eye pain?

What can cause eye pain?

Many things: Many things. Some related to the eye. Some with referred pain to the eye. See eye doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes sandy eye pain?

What causes sandy eye pain?

Dryness or fb: Dryness causes sandy feeling. This is releived by non preserved eye drops or punctal plugs. Occasionally a foreign body may cause this sandy feeling and has to be removed. ...Read more

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What is the cure of eye pain?

What is the cure of eye pain?

See eye doc: Depends on the problem. See eye doc for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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What causes eye pain in children?

What causes eye pain in children?

Many causes: Look for associations or recent injury. If doesn't go away and can't be flushed out, then should be checked out. If very young, may need conscious sedation or even an exam under anesthesia. ...Read more

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What are some causes of eye pain?

What are some causes of eye pain?

Many: Inflammation, trauma, infection. Common maladies include conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, uveitis, foreign body in the eye. Cheers! ...Read more

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What can I do to ease my eye pain?

What can I do to ease my eye pain?

Eye pain: Try artificial tears, warm compresses, ointment at night, and fish oil supplements (since the most common cause of eye discomfort is dry eye). If no improvement, see an eye doctor since it could be something serious. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve eye pain?

What can I do to relieve eye pain?

Self care: Ice application as well as warm compresses could help. If the pain is sharp, consult your doctor. Eye pain is not a common symptom if its not part of a headache. ...Read more

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What are common causes of eye pain?

What are common causes of eye pain?

Eye pain: Pain is not common and should be seen by an ophthalmologist to ascertain the reason for it. Glaucoma, dry eyes, inflammation, infection are a few of the serious causes of eye pain. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of eye pain?

What could be the cause of eye pain?

Several: 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

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How much should I worry about eye pain?

How much should I worry about eye pain?

See your doctor: Too much worry can scare you into inaction. Most eye pain has simple causes such as dry eye and eye strain. Treatment is straightforward and should not be avoided out of fear. A healthy dose of worry is good, if it is enough to get you to see a doctor. ...Read more