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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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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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My eye socket hurts, right side iof face hurts also. What could this be?

My eye socket hurts, right side iof face hurts also. What could this be?

Facial pain: It could be your eye, but trigeminal neuralgia would be a thought. I agree with the earlier answer that you need to be examined. ...Read more

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Yesterday i got a very sharp pain around my eye socket. It stayed for few seconds.What must have been the cause?

Yesterday i got a very sharp pain around my eye socket. It stayed for few seconds.What must have been the cause?

Lightning pain: This is a common happenstance which ophthalmologists term "lightning pain". It does not indicate anything wrong, certainly feels like a needle poke, but in a few seconds ends and leads to no problems that anyone has ever experienced. Don't worry about it, and it might happen a few more times. ...Read more

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How would fractured eye socket surgery fix the break?

How would fractured eye socket surgery fix the break?

Eye socket Sx: Some specialists feel surgical repair is needed only if the patient has persistent double vision or the eye recedes into the socket. A comminuted fracture may need stabilization in order for the bone fragments to re-adhere. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for a fractured eye socket to heal?

Is surgery necessary for a fractured eye socket to heal?

Not necessarily...: If it is just a simple fracture and your eye is functioning normally, no surgery is needed. It will heal. If the fracture is severe i.e. Pushing your eyeball out/in and not moving eye well, or severe deformity etc...Then you need surgery etc...Otherwise, just observation and time...Maybe something for pain such as motrin/tylenol etc...Consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more

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What does the eye socket look like after removing the eyeballs?

What does the eye socket look like after removing the eyeballs?

Empty boney crater: The eye ball is actually a ball--a spherical, squeeshy, rubbery ball. Once removed from its socket, the empty boney crater is basically in the shape of the eye ball. Often, a filler is needed, such as an eye prosthesis to fill the crater. With current technology, the prosthesis can look so real it is hard to tell from a distance. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more