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Doctor insights on: Mild One Sided Eye Pain

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more


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Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Herpes Zoster?: I have seen many patients present with unilateral eruptions they "thought" were "spider bites" or "poison ivy". I would see your eye doc as this sounds like shingles..Herpes zoster ; rx would be indicated. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

It's a myth that: the only medications for serious pain are addictive ones. ...See more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
Once
Do NOT rub eye
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How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

Warm application: Try warm application for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, do not wait, contact your pcp or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Back pain (Tip)

Back pain

Tens machines, according to one theory, work by scrambling the message of pain to the brain. ...See more

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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
96 Hrs, Once for Once
Get annual eye exam
1 Yrs, Yearly for 1 Yrs, Yearly, forever
Use low vision aids if severe
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My father was almost blind in his last days of life. He had some sort of painful eye disease that exacerbated every now and then. I am feeling right eye pain and decreased in vision. What should I do?

My father was almost blind in his last days of life. He had some sort of painful eye disease that exacerbated every now and then. I am feeling right eye pain and decreased in vision. What should I do?

Eye pain: First of all make an appointment to see an ophthalmologist. This will provide you with a comprehensive baseline examination. I see that you are diabetic. You should behaving exams annually. Diseases your dad had don't necessarily mean you will get them too, but just in case of your genetic connection, it is even more important to have an exam earlier because of your pain ; vision change. ...Read more

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What can cause eye pain & one sided headache?

What can cause eye pain & one sided headache?

Many variables: Headaches have many causes- trauma, infected tooth, infected gums, some neurological component (trigeminal neuralgia, ) tmj/tmd. I would see a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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