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Is it normal for migraines to occur in exactly the same place each time they happen? Mine affect behind my right eye socket

Is it normal for migraines to occur in exactly the same place each time they happen? Mine affect behind my right eye socket

It is common: Ihs classification criteria for migraine: pain lasts from 4 to 72 hours (if untreated or unsuccessfully treated), unilateral location (could be the same location), pain has a pulsating quality, nausea-vomiting , sensitivity to light and sound. ...Read more

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I have developed a red area under my right eye socket suddenly today. I have not knocked or rubbed my eye. What could it be?

I have developed a red area under my right eye  socket suddenly today. I have not knocked or rubbed my eye. What could it be?

Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what it is without an examination.It may be beginning of infection, reaction to an insect bite if it is itchy or some kind of rash.So have it checked because if it is an infection you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Quite suddenly, started having pain under right eye (socket) getting worse fairly quickly. Now hurts when blinking. No vision changes. No discharge.

Quite suddenly, started having pain under right eye (socket) getting worse fairly quickly. Now hurts when blinking.  No vision changes. No discharge.

Could be sinuses: This could be a sinus infection. Your maxillary sinuses are just under your eyes. It would be best for you to see a doctor as soon as possible. If you develop fevers or vision changes go to emergency department. ...Read more

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I've been having these headaches where the pain is behind my right eye and it feels like my eyeballs going to pop out of the socket what is goin on?

I've been having these headaches where the pain is behind my right eye and it feels like my eyeballs going to pop out of the socket what is goin on?

Several ideas: If the headaches have been going on for a week or two then might be caused by a viral infection or bacterial sinusitis. If they have been present for a longer period of time then more likely to be something like a migraine-type headache. Would recommend that you see your doctor for a full evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Heavy pain behind right eye whenever i eat/drink chilld products like icecream,coke etc?

Heavy pain behind right eye whenever i eat/drink chilld products like icecream,coke etc?

Not an illness: This is not abnormal. The cold liquid affects some nerves near the roof of the mouth, causing transient pain. It's annoying but completely harmless. ...Read more

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Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now, also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Have had a pain behind right eye for a week now,  also get bouts of like water spots in front of same eye?

Consult an Opthalmol: Pain behind the right eye for a week needs to be checked by your doctor or an Opthalmologist to find the cause and appropriate treatment You will need examination and check of the pressure in the eye to rule out glaucoma.And exam of your retina as well This kind of pain can also come from Migraine sometimes ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Hemicrania continua: Is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region or in the occipital area. Rec.See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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MRI was ordered bc of pain behind right eye, extreme fatigue.

MRI was ordered bc of pain behind right eye, extreme fatigue.

Occipital focus: an occipital focus usually due to infection will commonly project pain to behind the eye. Check the occiput. ...Read more

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Nerve pain behind right eye,and i feel that my right eye went little bit bigger and higher eyebrow than left eye..what can be the cause of this?

Nerve pain behind right eye,and i feel that my right eye went little bit bigger and higher eyebrow than left eye..what can be the cause of this?

See urgent care: If eye actually seems bigger then retro-orbital lesion with proptosis would be a concern. See urgent care facility for exam of eye, including eye pressure (tonometry), exam for eye movement loss, and visual fields. Various possible diagnoses: depends on details of findings. ...Read more

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When i raise my eyebrows the right one gets higher than left,some times there is pain behind right eye , is this related?btw im little bit nearsighted

When i raise my eyebrows the right one gets higher than left,some times there is pain behind right eye , is this related?btw im little bit nearsighted

2 issues: Two issues come to mind, and are not related. One,check the patency of the facial nerve which innervates the eyebrow. Two, check the occiput which when present with infection will project pain behind the eye. ...Read more

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Can I take Maxalt (rizatriptan) even though I took 2 Excedrine pm. I am not feeling good. HA has returned for the second time today. Pain behind right eye :(?

Can I take Maxalt (rizatriptan) even though I took 2 Excedrine pm. I am not feeling good. HA has returned for the second time today. Pain behind right eye :(?

Yes, you can: There is no interaction between the two. Remember, migraine headache should always be taken seriously and its nature established by a detailed history and focused examination by your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden pain behind right eye. Also pain near the temple. Slightly lightheaded. 18 year old female.

PCP can help...: 18 y/o says Sudden pain behind right eye. Also pain near the temple. Slight lightheaded. Most likely Eye Strain from looking or focusing. Pain in temple area might also suggest Migraine. And all put together with lightheadedness might be you are about to get a viral or similar infection. A visit to one's PCP can help clear up the why and give one relief. ...Read more