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My Eyebrow Hurts
The sides of my nose hurt, the top of my eyebrows hurt, and my cheekbones are driving me nuts. What is this?
Sinusitis: Sounds like typical sinus infection. While the majority of sinus infections is viral in nature and is usually self limited, there may be some caused by bacteria that will not go away easily. If your symptoms continue for 10-14 days and are associated with fever, yellow/green nasal drainage and pain, especially with tilting head down, you want to see your doctor. ...Read more
Various possib's: This depends on the source; if symptoms are from the skin or muscle or from the frontal sinus area. Also, some headache ; inflammatory condition varieties can present with similar symptoms. Can try a cool compress for starters but if symptoms persist, best to see your md. ...Read more
Hello doctor! My eyebrow hurts and when I pull out my eyebrow hair the hair falls off! Any solutions? Thank you!
C your pediatrician: Also eyebrow hair does fall out when you pull on it (tweeze it). If not when tweezing, I'd suggest not pulling on it for now, as a temporary solution until you have it checked out by your doctor. Make sure your thyroid is checked too, as often eyebrow hair loss in the outer 1/3 can be seen with hypothyroidism. Your doctor will have more answers after seeing and examining you. ...Read more
I have a bad headache on the front left dude of my head it's pulsating and my neck is stiff my eyebrow hurts?
Frontal headache: A frontal region headache can range from an annoyance to completely debilitating condition. Common causes for frontal headache are underlying conditions like tension type headache, frontal sinusitis, giant cell arteritis or migraine. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My right eyebrow hurts. It has been hurting for around 4-5 hours and the paint is unbearable. What is it?
Trigeminal Neuralgia: This could be trigeminal neuralgia if it involves the middle third of your face and feels like an electric shock that can be triggered by touching certain areas of the face. Otherwise it could be inflammation or a local infection. It would be wise to see a doctor and make sure its not a trigeminal neuralgia. Hard to say what else it could be without more details and an exam. ...Read more
I hit my head on a window frame. I hit the temple, left side, above the back of my cheekbone and at level with my eyebrow. It hurts when I add pressure to it and it hurts when I chew. I don't have a headache yet. What should I do?
I have pain above my left eyebrow. It hurts to touch. I don't know what causes it and I have it at least once a week. What is this?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
I woke up with my entire scalp hurting esp. When I touch it. Also, anything that causes my scalp skin to move like raising my eyebrows makes it hurt?
I have got a massive cystic pimple in my eyebrow, it really hurts and seems to be becoming bigger. Is there anything I could do about it at home?
My sympathies: Pimples are no fun where ever they appear. The brow is a bit sensitive and a pimple there will be more uncomfortable. Try using local heat by putting a washcloth under very warm, (not hot) water and laying it over the brow 4-5 times per day for 4 minutes at a time. It might need to be opened in some way - start by asking your parents to help. ...Read more
Honestly I just don't understand. Like it hurts right over my left eyebrow and between my eyebrows but it even hurts to touch like there.
I sneezed a few times last night and now have a terrible headache around my left eyebrow and it hurts to touch it. I couldn't sleep it was that bad. I was wondering whether this will go away on its own or whether I will need medical attehntion. I believe
Get help: You may have a sinus infection and if it is focalized and tender, this may represent a bacterial problem which will require antibiotics and other interventions. There are a few other possibilities, like a problem with your cavernous sinus, and best to see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Got my eyebrow pierced and it hurt really bad and bled a lot there was blood running down my face it stopped bleeding after a while now swollen okay?
This area is very vascular and I hope you went to someone who knows what they are doing.
The swelling could be a problem and would have it checked out by your doc. This could be come an infection easily and progress to being very serious in short time.
See the doc and have it checked out. ...Read more
Lump above my left ear which hurts when I touch it? If I raise my eyebrows the spot also hurts. I have cervical ostearthritis is it related? I'm 21.
Get it checked: You need to have the lump checked, and it is most likely NOT related to your cervical OA. ...Read more
Headache or sinus?: Pain when pushing in the middle of the forehead is often a sign of sinusitis or it can also commonly be a sign of tension headaches. If it does not respond to over-the-counter analgesic medications like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil, a physician visit is recommended, because an antibiotic may be required. Viruses, bacteria, even dusts, pollen or noxious chemicals also cause the inflammation of sinusitis. ...Read more
I often have a headache on my left eyebrow, and it also hurts if I touch it or move my head. Why is that?
Could be sinuses: You have sinuses over your eyebrows. It is possible that you have an infection there. If you have fevers, nasal discharge or if that area is tender to touch (as you sad it is) it would be good to see a doctor for an evaluation. Try using warm compresses on the area and taking an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen until you can see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a pimple under my skin between eyebrows it comes and goes this is the second time same place it hurts when I press on it what should I do?
Acne vulgaris: Need antibiotics. Clean face with facial asterngent. Keep skin from being oily from hair etc. See your PCP. Try sea breeze or Noxzema pads ...Read more
Had a pencil thrown at me. It hit me in the face right on my eyebrow cutting it open a little. It hurts me when I blink where the pencil hit me. Why?
Infection: You may have an infection and you should see your local eye doctor for possible antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a stabbing pain in my left eyebrow region. What could it be? Hurts a lot, been for about three days.
Eye brow: Different kinds of headaches can cause pain in this area. Often times which people get a "brain freeze" the pain is in this area. Your sinuses are deep to your eyebrow and may very well be involved. It would be unusual for a serious headache to cause these symptoms but if pain progresses over time or new symptoms including fever, visual changes, or other functional symptoms occur see your MD ...Read more
I have pain in on the left side of my forehead above eyebrow. It only hurts when I touch it. What can be the cause of that? .
Inflammation: Pain on touch is most likely due to inflammation in that area of the body. This is most likely frontal sinusitis, infected brow hair follicle, or abscess. Infection would cause swelling and redness, as well as, pain. Herpes zoster (shingles) can also present with pain that is followed later with a rash. At your age, shingles is less likely. ...Read more
A pencil was thrown at me and it hit my face accidently. It cut my eyebrow and caused it 2 bleed. Now it hurts to just blink. Why?
I have some acnes on eyebrow, forehead and cheeks. They are a bit hurt when I touch, what should I do?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
I have numbness and tingling in my left eyebrow. It doesn't hurt but it is really annoying. What could this be?
Irritation of nerves: Numbness and tingling is usually a sign of a problem with the nerve in that region. It can be caused by many different things. Trauma to the nerve is a common cause, and it usually resolves over time. Shingles can also cause this. If the tingling and numbness don't resolve in a week or two, you should see your doctor to determine if further evaluation is needed. ...Read more
I have a bump on my eyebrow bone. It does not hurt and has been there at least a month. It is not discolored and seems hard to the touch (underneath).
Eye brow: Bump could be a cyst or lipoma or a pimple. Hard without examination ...Read more
I have a bump under my skin by my eyebrow when you touch it or surrounding area it hurts. Today I woke up with a little visible vein. Should I worry?
Yes, you should!
Please try and get someone take you the to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as they can.
It could be a minor issue which that group could control, but if they cannot they will quickly contact an eye specialist.
Things should go OK and I would appreciate it you could let me know what developed. ...Read more
Skin lesion: Your description sounds like an irritated/ inflamed skin lesion. It is impossible to tell if it is benign or something more serious without examining it. I recommend that you see an eye or skin doctor for further evaluation and excisional biopsy. ...Read more