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I've had sharp shooting pain behind my left eye for the last 24 hrs what should i do?

I've had sharp shooting pain behind my left eye for the last 24 hrs  what should i do?

Try Claritin (loratadine): It maybe your sinuses especially if this happens in AM. But if not be in a day or two, see you provider. Particularlly if you have history of high blood pressure ...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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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

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Pain behind left eye when looking in a certain direction- what could it be?

Pain behind left eye when looking in a certain direction- what could it be?

Too many possible: Too many possible causes to answer in this forum. Could be something as simple as dry eye or sinus problems. Please make an appointment to see an eye doctor, especially if your vision is also affected. ...Read more

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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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