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My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

My forehead hurts and my eyes are sensitive to light. Migraine?

Migraine maybe: Migraine is one possibility. Light sensitivity may also be caused by a number of eye disorders, such as iritis. If you headache resolves, but the light sensitivity does not, please contact your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Sensitive To Light (Definition)

Light sensitivity means that you react to and are more effected by changes in ...Read more


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My eyes are sensitive to light and air. It'll be teary or sometimes hot when exposed to both, wanttoclosemy eyes. My father side have cataract history.?

My eyes are sensitive to light and air. It'll be teary or sometimes hot when exposed to both, wanttoclosemy eyes. My father side have cataract history.?

Dry eyes: Most people are surprised to hear that tearing is a big symptom of dry eye syndrome. Your eyes try to compensate by tearing too much. Sensitivity to light and wind or air movement are pretty common with dry eyes too. Cataracts do not cause any symptoms that make your eyes feel bad, rather they cause cloudy, blurry vision or glare symptoms. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes so sensitive to light sometimes?

Why are my eyes so sensitive to light sometimes?

Tears: Many reasons but the most benign is surface drying which distorts the immage and increases glare sensitivity. ...Read more

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I hit my head during a sports session, at the moment I just felt dizzy, however the next morning my eyes felt sensitive to light and felt like vomiting?

I hit my head during a sports session, at the moment I just felt dizzy, however the next morning my eyes felt sensitive to light and felt like vomiting?

Concussion: These are signs of a concussion, but with the feeling of vomiting the next day you have to make sure no bleeding in brain. If you are already a few days out from the injury, then more than likely only a concussion. Rest and don't do other activity. You can get second impact syndrome. ( getting hit in head while already concussed). When all symptoms gone, gradually go back to activity. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my eyes are very sensitive to light and they tear almost everyday is there anything i can do?

Could use your help docs! my eyes are very sensitive to light and they tear almost everyday is there anything i can do?

Get an eye exam: Dry eye commonly causes a variety of symptoms such as grittiness, light sensitivity, eye fatigue, fluctuating vision, and even tearing. Tearing that occurs when the eyes are dry as a baseline is called reflex tearing. The eyes suddenly pour out tears in response to the dryness. These tears are not usually very lubricating. Other conditions such as eye inflammation and glaucoma can also cause this. ...Read more

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My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

My eyes are very sensitive to light. I have to keep my laptop brightness much lower than most people. They hurt when bright light is in view?

Eye exam: These symptoms could be due to certain headache or other neurologic syndromes or could be a problem with your eyes. Some people are just more sensitive to light. See your doctor for a proper exam and treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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I have had cataract sugery on both eyes since June the last one being about 8 weeks ago, my eyes are very sensitive to light still is this normal?

I have had cataract sugery on both eyes since June the last one being about 8 weeks ago, my eyes are very sensitive to light still is this normal?

Sensitive to light: Sensitivity to light after cataract surgery is usually due to post-operative inflammation. Steroid eye drops decrease this. Rebound inflammation may occur after steroids are tapered. See your eyeMD if sensitivity to light still present. If there is no inflammation, could be due to type of implant placed or blue colored iris. More info: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read more

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I have anxiety when I have symptoms my eyes are verry sensitive to light andbrain fog but I apply pressure to forehead above eyes my symptoms arebette?

I have anxiety when I have symptoms my eyes are verry sensitive to light andbrain fog but I apply pressure to forehead above eyes my symptoms arebette?

Photophobia: Some individuals can experience photophobia with anxiety, however there are a few conditions that can be associated with both symptoms. I would suggest seeing you primary care physician for a complete work-up. ...Read more

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