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Everytime I bend over and come back up I have intensely sharp pain over left eye and continues for 5-10 minutes, help?

Everytime I bend over and come back up I have intensely sharp pain over left eye and continues for 5-10 minutes, help?

Sinusitis: This sounds like you have fluid in your frontal sinus which is likely due to a sinus infection. It is time to see a doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection with a sharp pain over left eye, it felt different from normal sinus pressure, it only lasted a few minutes. Is this normal?

Sinus pain: Your description could be consistent with sinus related pressure/ pain. Pain occurs as pressure builds up in his sinuses and could come and go if the pressure is fluctuating. If it does not resolve or gets worse, you should go see your regular doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp stabing pain over left eye with sinus infection and sinus pressure. Only lasted a few min never had this pain with previous sinus infections.?

Sharp  stabing pain over left eye with sinus infection and sinus pressure.  Only lasted a few min never had this pain with previous sinus infections.?

Frontal Sinus: The frontal sinus lives just above the nose and can extend out over the eye. Pressure changes in the frontal sinus and infection can cause discomfort in this region of the forehead. Persistant discomfort or swelling and tenderness of the skin in this area or any visual changes (double vision) would require urgent/emergent evaluation. Sinus infections often require abx. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What could be causing this focused, sharp pain on the left side of my left eye?

What could be causing this focused, sharp pain on the left side of my left eye?

Needs exam: This depends on what is found on exam. Sometimes this can be dryness of the surface of the eye. Try artificial tear drops, these can be bought over the counter, if this does't help see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Whenever I move my left eye to any side, I get a sharp pain in my head near my eye. Why is this?

Whenever I move my left eye to any side, I get a sharp pain in my head near my eye. Why is this?

Plan: This is should be investigated. Plan the appointment with Your primary doctor as soon if you can. ...Read more

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I keep getting a sharp pain in my left eye and my vision isn'tas good as it used to be. What's happening to me eyes?

Non-specific issue: Your description is not specific to any particular diagnosis. Any cause of eye surface irritation will cause sharp pain in the eye. I recommend that you see an eye doctor to determine the exact cause of your eye pain. ...Read more

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Several mornings i've woken up with a sharp pain in my left eye. Feels like there's something in it. Eventually pain goes away. What could it be?

Several mornings i've woken up with a sharp pain in my left eye. Feels like there's something in it. Eventually pain goes away. What could it be?

Recurrent erosions: Most likely you are getting scratches on the cornea (front surface of the eye), without any trauma. This is called recurrent erosion syndrome, and it usually flares up in the mornings. Go see an eye doctor to discuss proper treatment. ...Read more

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All of a sudden my left eye got a sharp pain through it. Now it has been hurting for 5+ hours and hurts more when I close my eyes. Nothing is in it.

All of a sudden my left eye got a sharp pain through it. Now it has been hurting for 5+ hours and hurts more when I close my eyes. Nothing is in it.

Get examined: Severe,persistent pain in the eye warrants an examination,preferably by an ophthalmologist. Inflammation such as iritis or acute glaucoma to be considered. Very worrisome associated signs would be redness and/or visual disturbance. ...Read more

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I had a headache for 3 days and sharp pain in my left eye the 3rd day. What could be causing these symptoms?

I had a headache for 3 days and sharp pain in my left eye the 3rd day. What could be causing these symptoms?

Migraine: These symptoms come along in migraine, glaucoma, brain tumor, eye nerve inflammation and others. Your should check with your doctor to determine the cause of this pain. ...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 have sharp pain in my left eye with bloodshot eyes, What could this be?

I have sharp pain in my left eye with bloodshot eyes, What could this be?

Eye pain: You may have a corneal abrasion or other condition which requires immediate attention.See your doctor or go to the ER ...Read more

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When i close my left eye i get a sharp pain in my left temple.....vision is normal pain is painfull?

When i close my left eye i get a sharp pain in my left temple.....vision is normal pain is painfull?

Pain in temple: when closing one eye. Please see your eye doctor. It MAY have something to do w/the cranial nerves that control your eyes. Tell doc about any other symptoms such as double vision if you have it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Should it be a concern when I look up, particularly with my left eye to have sharp pain in my left temple?

Should it be a concern when I look up, particularly with my left eye to have sharp pain in my left temple?

An eye doctor is: the person to see. Start w/your family doc who can make a referral if deemed necessary. That will give you peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain across my forehead and above my left eye every time I turn my head it hurts even more should I be worried?

I have a sharp pain across my forehead and above my left eye every time I turn my head it hurts even more should I be worried?

Unusual: This is an unusual constellation of symptoms. It is most likely a benign syndrome related to a musculoskeletal cause, bu, depending on how long you have had it, t it may be a good idea to have a complete neurological examination, along with a CT or MRI of your head, just to rule out an serious intra-cranial problems. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from a sharp pain in the left side of my head and around my left eye especially on sunny days.Is this due to migrane?

I have been suffering from a sharp pain in the left side of my head and around my left eye especially on sunny days.Is this due to migrane?

See eye doctor: It may also be iritis, which is inflammation in the eye which causes an ache and light sensitivity. See an eye doctor to rule out the eye as a source of the pain or as a trigger. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side (on top) of head-radiates around left eye and left ear?

Sharp pain on  left side (on top) of head-radiates around left eye and left ear?

Have it checked out!: While scalp sensitivity radiating toward an eye or ear may seem benign, some possibilities are more risky and deserve a check up. Particularly, if there is a possibility of early shingles (a zoster virus flare) or a process called giant cell arteritis (or temporal arteritis) then time is of the essence. This is especially true with any changes in vision. Follow up with your primary or eye md. ...Read more

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My left eye has a sharp pain and the top eye lid twitches on it's on for 2 days. Any ideas?

My left eye has a sharp pain and the top eye lid twitches on it's on for 2 days. Any ideas?

Optic Neuritis?: If your vision is blurry and it hurts when you move your eye, you may have optic neuritis and should go see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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The intense, sharp pain is on my left brain side and comes and goes, and my focus has decreased in my left eye.

So sorry: You need to now that your brain does not feel pain. So much more needs to be known about the pain. Does it throb or is it steady. Does it associate with nausea or flashing spots. Did your mother have them. Unfortunately i do not have the answers to any of these. But when you go to see your family doctor he will know exactly what to do. ...Read more

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I woke up with my left eye burning and with a sharp pain. I applied an eye drop but it started to burn really bad. The pain and burn haven't left.

Eye drops.: Are you certain you used correct eye drops? Have they expired. If old they can grow germs and then infect your eye. Go to your Dr. ...Read more

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I have a constant sharp pain above my left eye for 3 days, pain reach back of the neck. I had cough , bodyache and stressful week and did cried a lot?

I have a constant sharp pain above my left eye for 3 days, pain reach back of the neck. I had cough , bodyache and stressful week and did cried a lot?

See eye doctor: You need to see your doctor ASAP . Consider an ophthalmology consult as well on your left eye to make sure that it is not from glaucoma. ...Read more

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What might cause an occasional sharp pain in the eye? Once every week or so i get a sudden sharp pain, always in my left eye. It feels similar to an eyelash, but is worse and is not caused by anything in my eye. I do not have insurance right now, is this

Pain : Pain in the eye like you described can be caused by dry eyes or by misdirected eye lashes. Try artificial tears first. You can buy artificial tears over the counter. If eye drops do not help, then you should see an eye doctor who will use a microscope to determine the cause of your eye pain. If there is a misdirected lash, your eye doctor can remove it. ...Read more

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Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please. ...Read more

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I keep getting a very sharp pain inside my left nostril around the turbinates and it makes my left eye water up. It been happening more and more.

I keep getting a very sharp pain inside my left nostril around the turbinates and it makes my left eye water up. It been happening more and more.

See ENT: Hello,

Thank you for your question. This problem is best addressed by an ENT also known as an Otorhinolaryngologist.

Good luck,

David Fox, MD
foxvein.com ...Read more

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Recovering from bronchitis ( on day 10) 2 days ago every time i cough, bend over, yell i have a sharp pain bottom of left skull to behind left eye?

Recovering from bronchitis ( on day 10) 2 days ago every time i cough, bend over, yell i have a sharp pain bottom of left skull to behind left eye?

S/p URI eye pain: When you cough bend over yell you are increasing pressure in your head . It could be that the increased pressure is putting pressure on a nerve compressed by enlarged lymph node. or thyroid as when ill at times it is painful and may be causing increased pressure. Rarely could be vascular as you are young .f/u with doc/ urgent care

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000375.htm ...Read more

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I have a flu. I get constant headaches and for 2 days now the pain has been concentrated in one place. Above my left eye, it is very sharp pain. Help!

I have a flu. I get constant headaches and for 2 days now the pain has been concentrated in one place. Above my left eye, it is very sharp pain. Help!

Sinus: The flu runs you down and allows for secondary infections to develop. It sounds like you developed an infection of the l frontal sinus and will need antibiotics .
Tell your parents and have a doc take a look a simple ct would prove the infection but don't sit back check that sinus asap.
You amy need a week or 2 of a good antibiotic. ...Read more