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I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

I have chronic eye pain especially at night aggravated by sensitivity to light. Don't want to open eyes What could be the reason what treatment ?

Eye pain at night: Can be caused by: corneal dehydration and recurrent epithelial erosion, dilated pupils increase in eye pressure due to narrow angles, trachoma etc.. Patients with sleep apnea and especially using a CPAP device may experience ocular surface drying from air or even compression from the mask. So, lots of possible causes. I recommend eye exam by ophthalmologist. . ...Read more

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I have severe sensitivity to light and sound?

I have severe sensitivity to light and sound?

Phono-photofobia: The transmission of pain impulses from activated peripheral sensory nerves to second-order neurons in trigeminal brain stem nuclei and upper cervical cord may cause sensitization of second-order neurons. Not only can this intensify the pain, it may also increase sensitivity to convergent sensory stimuli such as light (photophobia) and sound (phonophobia). ...Read more

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I have headache, dizzyness, and sensitivity to light, what to do?

I have headache, dizzyness, and sensitivity to light, what to do?

Headache specialist: The first steps in the management of headaches are to eliminate the presence of any secondary headache disorder and to diagnose the specific category of the headache involved. Except for the typical primary headache, most patients with frequent or recurrent headaches should have some form of diagnostic tests to exclude organic disease. See orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Giant headache and sensitivity to light that's been there all day. What could cause it?

Giant headache and sensitivity to light that's been there all day. What could cause it?

Possible migraine: Headaches that occur on one side of the head are often migraines. These can be throbbing headaches, associated with nausea, sensitivity to bright light or loud noises, and occasionally flashing lights and visual changes. If this describes your headache, try taking an NSAID (ie. Ibuprofen) as soon as the headache starts to abort it before it gets worse. If this is a frequent problem, see an md. ...Read more

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Headaches, dizzyness, sensitivity to light. Is there any medication i can take to relieve my symptoms?

Headaches, dizzyness, sensitivity to light. Is there any medication i can take to relieve my symptoms?

Headache: Sounds like migraine, is important to drink plenty of water and get adequate sleep. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, but if symptoms worsen, change, or fail to improve, should see doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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