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Is there anythimg to help with sunken eye sockets?

Is there anythimg to help with sunken eye sockets?

Sunken: Generally no...Unless you would consider plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Why does my eye sockets hurt an pain im my eyeballs?

Why does my eye sockets hurt an pain im my eyeballs?

Eye pain: This can be sinus.Strep throat. Bad teeth. Ear infection. Total body infection. Environmental allergy or other diseases. It maynot be originatng in the eyes but could be. It can also be just eyestrain. ...Read more

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My eye sockets hurt. What can I d.?

My eye sockets hurt. What can I d.?

Irritated eyes: Irritated eyes can cause your eye sockets to hurt. Try warm compresses, frequent artificial tears during the day, and ointment at night. If no improvement, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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3yr, increasingly severe pain in eyes/sockets, crustyin am. Saw opthamologist, says eyes look great, glad butstill in pain need advice?

3yr, increasingly severe pain in eyes/sockets, crustyin am. Saw opthamologist, says eyes look great, glad butstill in pain need advice?

Second opinion: It is hard to diagnosis anything like your symptoms with out seeing and examining your eyes. If an ophthalmologist said things are normal it may be wise to see a neurologist or neuro-ophthalmic specialist. ...Read more

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I've been having sometimes severe pains in my eyes. When moving them the pain is in my sockets are hectic. Please tell what I can do about that?

Severe pain: Severe pain in the eyes may be related to scleritis or uveitis. In either case, I recommend that you contact your local ophthalmologist for a complete exam as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I keep getting a wet cold sensation in between my eye sockets and my temples?

I keep getting a wet cold sensation in between my eye sockets and my temples?

Nonspecific: This symptom complex is not specific to a single diagnosis. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if you;re worried. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My girlfriend has gaps in between her eyeballs and her eye sockets, is this normal?

My girlfriend has gaps in between her eyeballs and her eye sockets, is this normal?

Probably: If everything else is normal and she is doing fine, your description is likely normal. If other issues are present, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Experiencing headache along the back of the head and back of the eye sockets. What am I supposed to do?

Experiencing headache along the back of the head and back of the eye sockets. What am I supposed to do?

Many possibilities: Your symptoms are very gerneral I nature and can have many causes: eye starain from incorrect or no spectacle correction, sinus pressure from infection or allergy, viral infection, dehydration, fever, presbyopia, ocular migraine. Get an eye exam to pinpoint the cause and to develop a treatment. ...Read more

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I always get told I look sick. I'm pale and have dark eye sockets. Why and what can I do to help? I'm sick of feeling/looking ill

I always get told I look sick. I'm pale and have dark eye sockets. Why and what can I do to help? I'm sick of feeling/looking ill

See your doctor: Have some bloodwork done to evaluate for simple things such as anemia, kidney/liver/thyroid problems. Are you sleeping? ...Read more

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I'm dry sockets are swollen and oozing pus, what can I do?

I'm dry sockets are swollen and oozing pus, what can I do?

You can: Try hydrogen peroxide rinses. Try to keep it around the extracted tooth area. It should help as emergency treatment. Please see your dentist for future treatments. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pressure in eye sockets? Is it related to TMJ or bite issues

What could be the cause of pressure in eye sockets? Is it related to TMJ or bite issues

Could be TMJ: Could be related to TMJ issues Get an opinion from an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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My son has a fever and his eye sockets are extremrly hot as well as his body why are his eye sockets hot and eyes red and glassy?

Some viral infection: Have this characteristic. One of the more common illnesses that cause a high fever and glassy, red eyes with watery discharge would be influenza. With a fever, the body dilates the blood vessels in the skin to help cool itself, which causes vascular areas like the face to flush and feel warm. Orbital cellulitis causes the eyelids to be red and swollen and needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Skin is yellow above the eye sockets, why?

Skin is yellow above the eye sockets, why?

Xanthelasma: You may be describing a ciollection of cholesterol in the eyelid. This can be removed, but will cause no harm. ...Read more

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Been having headache with pain in the temples and eye sockets, is this a migraine?

Maybe: This could be a migraine, if the pain is dull and throbbing. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Good day. I often get constant ache slightly below my forehead around my eye sockets. What is the possible cause?

Good day. I often get constant ache slightly below my forehead around my eye sockets. What is the possible cause?

R/O Dry eyes: Start out with a full ophthalmic examination by your ophthalmologist. You should rule out dry eye syndrome. Cluster headaches, sinusitis and dry eyes tops on list of possible dianoses ...Read more

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After I sleep fluid goes deep into my eye sockets causing hollowness creasing. My eyelids look droopy and smaller too what is the name of this disorder?

After I sleep fluid goes deep into my eye sockets causing hollowness creasing. My eyelids look droopy and smaller too what is the name of this disorder?

I wonder: Well I suppose you are referring to your rather deep set eyes that appear small. The eyelids may appear to droop over them (called ptosis). Enophthalmos is the term applied to eyes that are sunken within their sockets, usuallY as a result of orbital trauma. Your eye size does not very unless they are severely dysfunctional. I hope this addresses your question. ...Read more

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What can I do if my eye sockets are sore and my eyes burn what is wrong?

What can I do if my eye sockets are sore and my eyes burn what is wrong?

Dry eyes: These symptoms could be due to dry eyes. You can try otc preservative-free artificial tears. If you feel better, see an eye md for appropriate work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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I have had a bad headache for 6hours. Both temples hurt, eye sockets too. A little nauseous.?

I have had a bad headache for 6hours. Both temples hurt, eye sockets too. A little nauseous.?

Sounds like migraine: If it doesn't go away with tylenol, (acetaminophen) alleve, or motrin, then you may have to go to the er for relief. Hope it clears soon. If this is the first one you've ever had, I would recommend you go to the er for a proper work-up now just to play it on the safe side a make sure you don't have something more serious going on. ...Read more

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Would pressing hard on the inner eye sockets, area in between the nose make that area more depressed or change the shape?

Would pressing hard on the inner eye sockets, area in between the nose make that area more depressed or change the shape?

The bony orbit: Is composed of multiple bones that protect the globe (eye) from trauma and impact. The bony walls are not normally malleable and should not change shape with digital manipulation. The shape of the orbit after childhood does not normally change in axial length or diameter. ...Read more

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Part of the tops of cornea have lost color (brown) after eyes shrunk in sockets due to severe dehydration. What is happening? Retinal detachment?

Part of the tops of cornea have lost color (brown) after eyes shrunk in sockets due to severe dehydration. What is happening? Retinal detachment?

Arcus senilis: I presume you are referring to a whitish grey ring in the cornea that appears all the way around the colored part of the eye. Most commonly this is not due to cholesterol. It is a normal finding in people as the age, called arcus senilis. It can be a sign of elevated cholesterol in people younger than 45. It is more visible/noticeable in individuals with dark coloring of the eye. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes so dry, yellow where my whites are exposed to sun and I feel like my eye sockets are just throbbing causing headaches everyday?

Needs evaluation: Dry eye is a relatively common patient complaint. In most patients it is the result of where you live. In other cases it can be the result of heredity, eye injury, previous surgery (esp LASIK), or an illness such as Sjogren's syndrome. I would try preservative-free artificial tears up to 8x/day, take omega-3 fatty acids, and if persistent would go see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Can floaters be caused by a sinus problem above the eyes or near the nose where eye sockets connect? I've had pain in that corner for two years now.

Can floaters be caused by a sinus problem above the eyes or near the nose where eye sockets connect? I've had pain in that corner for two years now.

Unlikely: Floaters are generally caused by small opacities in the vitreous gel contained within the eye (like a holiday snow toy). They are often a part of aging or can represent early signs of a retinal tear. Sinus problems usually are noted below or above the eye where the frontal and maxillary sinuses are located. Inflammation here can cause aching. ...Read more

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Svr migraine 2 days ago with vomiting every 5 minutes for 3 hours. Worst migraine of my life. Now my eye sockets hurt bad & 1 eye is puffy with slight headache. Feel like I got punched. What do I do?

Svr migraine 2 days ago with vomiting every 5 minutes for 3 hours. Worst migraine of my life. Now my eye sockets hurt bad & 1 eye is puffy with slight headache. Feel like I got punched. What do I do?

If your migraine: Is getting worse, ask your dr if he would consider doing imaging studies. Take care! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/migraine-headache/ds00120. http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/93767-herbs-migraine-headaches/. ...Read more

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I'm 25 weeks pregnant and II get this strange feeling in my eye sockets like pressure, other times its in my eyes and forehead, what could it be?

I'm 25 weeks pregnant and II get this strange feeling in my eye sockets like pressure, other times its in my eyes and forehead, what could it be?

Dr. Should evaluate: Most of the time, a headache is not dangerous. However, during pregnancy, it can be a sign of preeclampsia/eclampsia, when blood pressure becomes elevated and protein appears in the urine. You should consider visiting your doctor to make sure you aren't developing preeclampsia. ...Read more