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I have headache bk left of head and get pressure behind left eye sum times blood shot what could it be i've had it for 2 months?

I have headache bk left of head and get pressure behind left eye sum times blood shot what could it be i've had it for 2 months?

Sinuses : 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

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Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Hemicrania Continua: 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. They are also classified as an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Ice pick headaches left side on vp shunt valve last 5 days w/ left groin pain where nodes are, no big nodes. Some pressure behind left eye, thoughts?

Ice pick headaches left side on vp shunt valve last 5 days w/ left groin pain where nodes are, no big nodes. Some pressure behind left eye, thoughts?

Need Examination: Anybody with new onset headaches in the setting of having a VP shunt needs to immediately ask to see their doctor for a shunt check. If it's possible to get in to see either your neurologist or neurosurgeon, so much the better. If the shunt's cleared then, the headaches can be addressed knowing they're not due to shunt problems. I'd be happy to answer more questions @: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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For the past couple days, every time I bend over I experience pressure behind my left eye. The longer I'm bent the worse the pain. ?

For the past couple days, every time I bend over I experience pressure behind my left eye. The longer I'm bent the worse the pain. ?

Eye pain when bend: This symptom is worrisome. Headache with cough, sneeze, valsalva, and bending over can be related to increased intracranial pressure, but can also be due to an ocular migraine or sinus infection. Please be seen and examined by a physician for this symptom, unless you have a history of similar ocular migraine attacks. If fever, upper respiratory symptoms, or head trauma, urgent care. ...Read more

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Dull Pain and pressure behind/above left eye that comes and goes where socket and eye meet. It is sore to the touch. My vision is fine. Causes?

Dull Pain and pressure behind/above left eye that comes and goes where socket and eye meet. It is sore to the touch. My vision is fine. Causes?

Eye pain: The sensation you are describing can come from sinusitis, migraines, even some lymphomas. If it is something that persists you need to see your doctor for a possible scan of the area to determine the cause. Feel better soon ...Read more

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Experiencing intense pressure behind my left eye and during conversation only my right eye is focused which is resulting in anxiety, confusion etc.

Experiencing intense pressure behind my left eye and during conversation only my right eye is focused which is resulting in anxiety, confusion etc.

Several options: This could be a unilateral refractive need in the eye that bothers you. But also possible is some issue with your thyroid gland which can affect eye position and feeling more commonly in one eye only. Probably best to see an ophthalmologist to evaluate this if the symptom persists. ...Read more

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Hi, I been having pressure behind my left eye till my eye feels stuff and dry but feels better when I stretch eyelid and roll my eye around in socket?

Hi, I been having pressure behind my left eye till my eye feels stuff and dry but feels better when I stretch eyelid and roll my eye  around in socket?

Ocular dryness : It sounds as if you may have ocular surface dryness with a scratchy, foreign sensation that is alleviated with rolling your eye around under closed eyelids. Pulling eyelid away may help with decreasing the foreign body sensation. Trial copious artificial tears for several days to see if your symptoms disappear. If not, an exam is useful to rule out other causes of surface irritations. ...Read more

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Lately my headaches have been accompanied by pressure behind my left eye. Should i get this checked?

Lately my headaches have been accompanied by pressure behind my left eye. Should i get this checked?

Eye examination: Most headaches are not from eye issues and a feeling of pressure behind the eye is common. However it would be reasonable to get a baseline examination by an ophthalmologist just to determine the overall health of your eyes. There is no rush to do this but it is a reasonable precaution. ...Read more

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Feeling pressure behind my left eye. I had a nagging headache since monday. Headache is gone, but my left eye and cheek are puffy. Sinusitis?

Feeling pressure behind my left eye. I had a nagging headache since monday. Headache is gone, but my left eye and cheek are puffy. Sinusitis?

SINUS WOES!!!: As the graphic demonstrates, sinusitis would certainly be a reasonable! Your pain. Let me know how else I might legal to help if your current treatment methods are not working to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been getting headaches more feeling like pressure behind my left eye. Started aa a twitch ok n my temple. Do u know what this could be?

I have been getting headaches more feeling like pressure behind my left eye. Started aa a twitch ok n my temple. Do u know what this could be?

Could be many things: Headaches can be tricky. While most are not serious, occasionally a headache can be a sign of a serious problem. Headaches that begin suddenly, are very different than any previous headache, are more severe than any previous headache, or are accompanied by other symptoms, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a hole in upper left wisdom tooth. undergoing dentist work. have pressure behind my left eye with tenderness on upper jaw Normal?

Have a hole in upper left wisdom tooth. undergoing dentist work. have pressure behind my left eye with tenderness on upper jaw Normal?

Wisdom teeth: in many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with their alignment. If you are experiencing wisdom teeth swelling or pain see your dentist. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. Wisdom teeth removal is necessary for about 85% of the adults. ...Read more

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I've had a pressure/pain behind my left eye for around 5 days. I felt a spam in my l temple area last night and have had pain since there.

I've had a pressure/pain behind my left eye for around 5 days. I felt a spam in my l temple area last night and have had pain since there.

Sinuses : 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

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What does it mean if there is a pressure type feeling behind your left eye?

What does it mean if there is a pressure type feeling behind your left eye?

Pain behind eye: Pain may feel like it comes from behind the eye if cornea is scratcthe the surface is dry or the eyeball is sore. Most of these surface issues will abate with lid closed, topical lubrication eye drops or gels. Glaucoma usually does not cause this kind of symptom but inflammation in the eye ( iritis) can but would likely be accompanied by light sensitivity, redness extreme watering. See your eye dr. ...Read more

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Had pressure behind my left eye for 3 months. Sometimes itchy, will go away with advil (ibuprofen). No other changes in health. Terrified I have a brain tumor?

Had pressure behind my left eye for 3 months. Sometimes itchy, will go away with advil (ibuprofen). No other changes in health. Terrified I have a brain tumor?

Ophthalmology exam: You really should see a doctor in person for external, slit lamp and fundus exam. Many diagnoses could be related. ...Read more

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I had a seizure and now when i look to my right my vision goes doubled. I also noticed pressure and pain behind my left eye. What could be wrong?

I had a seizure and now when i look to my right my vision goes doubled. I also noticed pressure and pain behind my left eye. What could be wrong?

Go see MD: It is best to see your doctor and an imaging like a ct of the head can be ordered to see why you have double vision and pressure in the eye, especially if it was the first seizure. Tumors can cause seizure and seizure can cause bleeding. Please go see your doctor. ...Read more