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Migraine for the past 3 days nothing will touch it pressured pain right behind my eyes could this not be a migraine? What else will make it go away

Migraine for the past 3 days nothing will touch it pressured pain right behind my eyes could this not be a migraine? What else will make it go away

Migraine headaches : I would recommend going to an urgent care or emergency room for further evaluation and treatment. This could be something more serious than migraines and tiger can figure this out. They can also medicate you to stop the migraine. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


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Can a migraine increase your eye pressure when they check during an eye exam?

Can a migraine increase your eye pressure when they check during an eye exam?

No likely: If you have migraine on the day of the eye exam you should probably cancel your eye exam appointment on the other hand if you do go the eye pressure is not directly affected by having a migraine. ...Read more

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I have a really bad migraine which i get often but this one is causing me to have pressure in my right eye to where it hurts to have open.

I have a really bad migraine which i get often but this one is causing me to have pressure in my right eye to where it hurts to have open.

Time to seek help: When the pain of a migraine starts to hinder your ability to function, it is time to seek medical treatment through a neurologist. But you should start keeping a journal to try an identify the trigger event for your migraines. ...Read more

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For the last two days i've had a headache and pain behind my eyes. My eyes feel as though there's fluid or pressure behind them. Is this a migraine?

For the last two days i've had a headache and pain behind my eyes. My eyes feel as though there's fluid or pressure behind them. Is this a migraine?

Sinus infection: Sinus infection can cause frontal headaches, pressure behind eyes, nasal congestion and post nasal drip. Migraine can cause similar symptoms but usually have associated nause, photophobia, throbbing pain. ...Read more

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I have had a migraine for 4 days now & the pressure behind my eyes is horrible. I'm 51 yrs. Old. Upon waking up after a restless night I am temporarily painfree until i eat something, then the headache is back as well as the pressure.

I have had a migraine for 4 days now & the pressure behind my eyes is horrible. I'm 51 yrs. Old. Upon waking up after a restless night I am temporarily painfree until i eat something, then the headache is back as well as the pressure.

Could be muscle pain: Muscles in the mouth can tighten and send pain into the area behind the eyes. If you have already been under treatment by a md, you might benefit from a visit to a dentist trained in neuromuscular dentistry. How do I know this? I had similar symptoms until properly diagnosed and treated! ...Read more

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Went through agonising pain of migraine made me throw up twice. Couldn't close my eyes and pressure all around my eyes. How can I deal with it?

Went through agonising pain of migraine made me throw up twice. Couldn't close my eyes and pressure all around my eyes. How can I deal with it?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Constnt pressure pain behind eyes. Migraine tablets ease d pain not the pressure Was taking sinus med. didnt work have it for 7 months. Cat scan clear?

Constnt pressure pain behind eyes. Migraine tablets ease d pain not the pressure Was taking sinus med. didnt work have it for 7 months. Cat scan clear?

Daily forehead pain: It's difficult to know the solution here. The symptoms have been present a long time, your test is normal and your treatments have not worked. There is no clear answer. Consider this- people who snore and have trouble sleeping have a sensation like this, it is worse in the morning, and treatment of sleep apnea seems to help them. At least, you will want to try some other solutions for this. ...Read more

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Severe temple migraine for 12-14 hrs.Controlled now, but pressure/feeling off for 24 hrs.Eyes are not focusing properly.See doctor or wait to pass?

The postdrome: The postdrome phase (the last phase of the migraine) is best described as a dull, diffuse, annoying headache that may persist for a few days, but is not disabling. Many patients feel exhausted, confused or fatigued. No need to call the doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause severe migraine like headaches always on the left side with enormous pressure behind the eye?

What could cause severe migraine like headaches always on the left side with enormous pressure behind the eye?

Atyical headache: Sometimes other additional causes such as stress, allergies, sinus, deviated septum or uncorrected vision imbalances can present this way. ...Read more

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