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Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes , forehead, & back of neck. ?

Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes , forehead, & back of neck. ?

HeadacheFromAlcihol: Headache next morning after drinking alcohol the night before can be due to many causes1dehydration and can be prevented by drinking lot of water the night before & in the morning.2It may be related to the chemicals in ethanol like acetaldehyd.cogeners, flavonoid&Tryptophan3Red wine gives headache in some due to sulphides4Individual Responce . Many get red in face&more prone 5Migraine trigger ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sharp pain behind the eyes?

Depends: Sharp pain behind the eyes can be due to many issues: most common is dry eye. Much less common causes: infection, inflammation, sinusitis, tumor. ...Read more

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I have constant sharp pain behind the eyes. What could this be? How do I get relief?

I have constant sharp pain behind the eyes. What could this be?  How do I get relief?

Occipital neuralgia: Pain behind the eyes is often not from an ocular source. An eye exam is recommended to rule out an ocular source, but these symptoms are often referred pain from neck / spine issues (especially if the pain radiates above the ear). Frontal sinusitis also can cause this set of symptoms. If it is a neck issue, then massage or osteopathic manipulation can help. ...Read more

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17/female. been having brand new visual & auditory hallucinations getting worse for 2-3 mo. & sudden sharp pain behind my eyes frequently. wht do I do?

17/female. been having brand new visual & auditory hallucinations getting worse for 2-3 mo. & sudden sharp pain behind my eyes frequently. wht do I do?

See your Dr ASAP: This sounds very scary and you need someone to help you with it. Try not to let fear stop you from getting to a Dr for an eval, Dx and help. If your family Dr has no opening, go to an ER w/ someone you trust if possible. Especially at your age, this needs to be understood and treated ASAP for best results. I admire your choice to do something - that's a very hopeful sign. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Constant almost daily mild to moderate headaches and sharp pain behind the eyes. I apply pressure to my eyes and feel little relief. Please help. ?

Constant almost daily  mild to moderate headaches and sharp pain behind the eyes. I apply pressure to my eyes and feel little relief. Please help. ?

Occipital neuralgia: Pain behind the eyes is often not from an ocular source. An eye exam is recommended to rule out an ocular source, but these symptoms are often referred pain from neck / spine issues (especially if the pain radiates above the ear). Frontal sinusitis also can cause this set of symptoms. If it is a neck issue, then massage or osteopathic manipulation can help. ...Read more

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I have a really bad pain behind my eyes and a sharp pain when i move them. What is it? The back of my head hurts too.

I have a really bad pain behind my eyes and a sharp pain when i move them. What is it? The back of my head hurts too.

Eye pain ; headache: Could be a migraine or possibly sinus related. Should see your primary care physician and/or eye doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Tired eyes also with a sharp pain behind them. Stiff neck severe headaches pain in armpit going down my arm on my right side feel dizzy and sleepy ?

Tired eyes also with a sharp pain behind them. Stiff neck severe headaches pain in armpit going down my arm on my right side feel dizzy and sleepy ?

See your doctor: There can be a multitude of causes for any one of the symptoms you have described. You should schedule an appointment with your PCP for further evaluation. You may possibly need lab testing, etc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind my right eye?

Many things: Eye pain could be caused by many different things that range in severity, including pink eye, inflammation, glaucoma, burns, etc. You should see a doctor immediately! you want to prevent damage in order to avoid any sort of vision loss. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind eyeball.. Happens regularly.. Similar to a brainfreeze but on the back of the eye?

Sharp pain behind eyeball.. Happens regularly.. Similar to a brainfreeze but on the back of the eye?

Eye pain: Sharp pain behind the eyeball can be due to many different issues. Dry eye and any cause of eye surface irritation can produce the symptoms you describe. Certain types of headaches (such as ice pick and cluster) could also be the cause. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sharp pain behind my left eye and the top, front, left side of my head felt all tingly as if it was a sleep. ?

I woke up this morning with a sharp pain behind my left eye and the top, front, left side of my head felt all tingly as if it was a sleep. ?

Pain and tingling ey: MeK173 ~have you have your BP checked lately. If not this is a good excuse to go in for a check. This may be nothing, but if the pain persists I would see a Dr because this could be raised, blood pressure, simple migraine, eye infection, or early herpes zoster CrVdiv1, which can involve eye. If the HA is gone, watchful waiting but have the BP checked. thanks ...Read more

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I had a sharp pain behind/ top of my eye the day before yesterday and when I look up now it hurts and the right side of my forehead hurts as well. ?

I had a sharp pain behind/ top of my eye the day before yesterday and when I look up now it hurts and the right side of my forehead hurts as well. ?

See doctor: You may well be having a migraine headache. However if this is a new-onset headache, you need to consult your doctor ASAP to make sure that this is not something more serious. Go to the ER if the problem persists or worsens. Also make sure that you don't have glaucoma even though it is rare at your age. ...Read more

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