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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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Propiverine 30 mg modified release is causing me severe pain in the left eye, should I stop taking it or the symptoms Wil l cease on its own?

Propiverine 30 mg modified release is causing me severe pain in the left eye,  should I stop taking it or the symptoms Wil l cease on its own?

Pain in eye: No medicine should cause severe pain in eye. What does your eye look like? Do you need glasses? Do you have narrow angle? Consult with us to help solve this issue. see Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for risks of narrow angle as this could be why you have pain. ...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

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All of my muscles and joints ache. My skin itches all over. Severe pain i n si joints lower back and shoulders. Sometimes white lights left eye.?

All of my muscles and joints ache.   My skin itches all over. Severe pain i n si joints lower back and shoulders. Sometimes white lights left eye.?

White lights in eye: I am not sure how it connects to your other complaints but white lights in the eye need to be evaluated as soon as possible by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Having severe pain under left ear and down the jaw. Also have partial facial paralysis, can't raise left eyebrow, can't close left eye independent of right eye, while eating or talking left side of mouth does not open fully nor raise up while smiling. Pre

Having severe pain under left ear and down the jaw. Also have partial facial paralysis, can't raise left eyebrow, can't close left eye independent of right eye, while eating or talking left side of mouth does not open fully nor raise up while smiling. Pre

See MD immediately: What you describe could be an entity called Bell's Palsy. If a rash were to appear in the same area this could be Shingles. Shingles can occur without a rash but Bell's Palsy is more likely. Usually the symptoms of Bell's Palsy fully resolve completely but not always. You should see an MD immediately and start treatment. Use artificial tears to protect your eye. Close eye and patch when you sleep. ...Read more

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Can glaucoma cause pain behind left eye?

Can glaucoma cause pain behind left eye?

Depends: There are many types of glaucoma, and yes potentially, if the pressure is very high, you could have pain (among other things, like nausea and vomiting). But there are many more non glaucoma diseases that could cause pain, whether its your right eye or the left eye, likr dry eyes... ...Read more

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I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

I have pain behind left eye and temple for 3 days know, it comes and goes?

Your Age?: If you are over 45 and this is new, you should at least check your ESR to make sure you don't have temporal arteritis: a very dangerous but treatable condition. Start by seeing your family doctor and get an esr. If normal the doctor can do other workups. If you are in your teens it could be start of migraines. ...Read more

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I am having pain behind left eye and its been going on for a few hours now and I have no idea why? Could this be serious?

I am having pain behind left eye and its been going on for a few hours now and I have no idea why? Could this be serious?

Sinus: 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 could cause pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

Ocular irritation: Many things can cause pain when blinking. Chalazian, infection, dermoids, cysts, foreign body, myocytis and about 40 more conditions. Please see your local oculplastic surgeon for best diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

What to do if I have pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

Pain behind eye: Pain behind eye when blinking can be due to: clogged meibomian glands. Do you have any history of sinusitis or light sensitivity? Consult with us to help further. ...Read more

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Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Many causes!: A foreign body stuck inside the eyelid can cause this, but so can inflammation in the eye. Sinus problems can also cause some tenderness with blink or with squeezing. ...Read more