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My Eyes Hurt When I Run
I feel dizzy all the time. My eyes hurt. I get lots of head pain. Feel generally tired and run down.
Long list: Of possibilities. Need more details such as duration, time of onset, any particular time of day, any factors that relieve or aggravate. Start with a complete physical and blood tests if you have not had one recently. ...Read more
3yr old daughter always very tired, with "tummy pains" eye pain and now headaches? Dr hasn't run any tests yet. Been going on for about 2months.
Can a sinus/ear infection cause right eye pain, temporal headaches, and pulsatile tinnitus in the ear? 26 y/o male, started 4 days ago after running
Eye pain nonspecific: These are non localizing problems but probably are eye connected. They can be just visual or aging or a sign of something more serious. You should see an ophthalmologist quickly to insure it is minor. ...Read more
Refraction lubricate: First make sure that you have the proper refraction. At age 45, patients may start to develop presbyopia, the need for glasses to focus close-up. When you use you are tired your blink rate will be reduced. This will contribute to dry eye. If your eyes feel scratchy I would suggest a lubricating drop prior reading or watching tv. And get some sleep. ...Read more
There are 3 sinuses surrounding each eye that share some common nerves in addition to proximity. That is why people have deep socket eye pain when they catch a cold that involves the sinuses. See an
your primary care physician. ...Read more
Protective reflex: The only source of bright light while eyes were evolving was the sun. Staring into the sun could cause a burn of the light reception and permanent damage. So the eye has evolved to avoid such an exposure. The eye does not "know" whether it is sunlight or bright artificial light so it reacts with pain and avoidance when a light is centered on the eye. ...Read more
Solar retinopathy: Solar retiinopathy is damage to the eye's retina, specifically to the center of retina called the macula, from long exposure to sun rays or other bright light. It usually occurs due to staring at the sun, watching a solar eclipse or viewing a very bright light for long time. The damage is due to photochemical injury rather than thermal. Please see a retina specialist. It may or may not get better. ...Read more
Call PCP: A 4yo with a fever usually just has a viral infection; however, with eye or other neurologic complaints, at least speaking with someone who can ask further questions to assess is warranted. Your pediatrician may want to see the child to be sure that a more serious infection or other problem is not going on. ...Read more
Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
Orbital pain.: There are many different causes for orbital pain and resolution requires careful history as well as complete medical eye examination and possible sinus and dental evaluation. ...Read more
Too many options: This could be eyestrain or a need for eyeglasses. But we need to know your eye history., age, whether your eyes are red, light sensitive or whether the v ision has changed. If you have this persistently and it is bothersome, see your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more
Reflex: Strongly bright light can be uncomfortable and maybe even dangerous. The discomfort you feel is a protective reflex and is your eyes way of telling you not to stare at such light. ...Read more
To be sure you need to see your mrdical doctor or opthalmologist
but most common cause of itchy an painful eyes is allergic conjunctvitis but there are many other conditions like chemical and other irritants, dry eyes, and rarely infections can cause pain and itching. ...Read more
See your eye doctor: Hard to say what it is based on what you've provided, but your eye doctor can see it under slit lamp microscopy to help you out further. It could be anything ranging from dry eyes, to allergic conjunctivitis, to blepharitis, to another 'itis' (meaning inflammation). The fact that it's sore or painful means it needs to be seen by a professional. Don't delay! ...Read more
Possible misfit.: If your eyes hurt after placing contacts on it could be that they have been misfit for the shape of your cornea. This is especially likely if the eyes hurt immediately after placing them on and they keep hurting. If the eyes are initially comfortable and then hurt later on, it could be that you have dry eyes and your lenses are not permitting enough oxygen to get to the cornea. Tears might help. ...Read more
Go get your: Eyes checked. You can start with an Optomatrist. ...Read more
I have constant headachee and my eyes hurt in d process I won't be abke to read or sleep...wat do u suggest I do?
Get Eye exam: I would recommend that you get a full Eye exam to rule out the possibility of an eye abnormality causing headaches and ocular pain. It could be a fairly benign problem like eyestrain that could be alleviated by artificial tears and a new updated glasses prescription. Or possibly signs of acute angle glaucoma that could permanently damage vision. Get evaluated as soon as you can. ...Read more