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I get severe pain attacks behind and in my left eye. Attacks are recurring for about a week and then clear up for about ten months. Please help.?

I get severe pain attacks behind and in my left eye. Attacks are recurring for about a week and then clear up for about ten months. Please help.?

Pain behind eye: Any cases of severe pain should be evaluated. Possible causes include cluster headache, which is often one-sided around the eye and happen in a cluster like yours. Orbital inflammation or infection, sinus infection, eye inflammation (iritis), increased eye pressure and many more conditions are possible causes. Please get medical attention to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Severe headache on left side near temple and behind left eye?

Headache: May be migraine, may be something more serious. If these are new problems and have never occurred before, then you need to be evaluated to ensure that something more dangerous than just a migraine is the case. ...Read more

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Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Used to have severe headache behind left eye... Sometimes got relief by having hot water bath...But its a workaround not a solution...Any solution ?

Migraine: You may have migraines or a different headache disorder. You should visit a neurologist and have them evaluate you to see if it is migrainous in nature, and to exclude any potentially-serious disorders. ...Read more

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Severe headache especially behind left eye for 7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for 4 days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Severe headache especially behind left eye for  7 days. Had sweats, cold chills and vomiting for  4  days. Family doctor put me on cephalexin 2000 mg.

Eye pain: The best way to start the evaluation would be to see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination to see if an explanation can be found for your symptoms or to decide what he next step should be. The initial impression of your family doctor suggests a sinusitis and the use of the antibiotic. If this does not resolve the issue then i would suggest following through with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My wife has severe pain in the left side of her forehead above left eye in hairline been there for several days!?

Could be shingles: Sometimes shingles will cause pain before a rash will develop. If any rash breaks out in the area she should be seen by a medical doctor md or eye md;ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Slept with contacts in two days ago. Now can't open left eye - dry, red, sore, constant weeping, and severe pain. What to do?

Slept with contacts in two days ago. Now can't open left eye - dry, red, sore, constant weeping, and severe pain. What to do?

See an eye doctor: Rather than going to the emergency room, i would advise you go straight to an eye doctor. You may have a corneal condition more serious than an abrasion. ...Read more

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I had LASIK 2 weeks ago in both eyes.Some days i wake up with a severe pain in my left eye,tears up & unclear vision temporarily.what do i do?

I had LASIK 2 weeks ago in both eyes.Some days i wake up with a severe pain in my left eye,tears up & unclear vision temporarily.what do i do?

Eye Pain in the A.M.: Even perfect Lasik has symptoms after the treatment. Dryer eyes can be one of them. The eyes sometimes get the driest during the night and have pain and then tearing and the blurry symptoms from looking thru those tears .. Tell your eye doctor if these symptoms get to be too much for you to tolerate....Keep using your drops.Keep your eye appointments ...Read more