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Nerve shooting pains behind both eyes. What doctor could do a thorough test to see if nerves are damaged not just shine torch in eyes like my neuro..

Nerve shooting pains behind both eyes. What doctor could do a thorough test to see if nerves are damaged not just shine torch in eyes like my neuro..

Dry eye?: Shooting pains behind the eyes could be dry eyes. Simple self test is to use otc preservative-free tears, 1 drop every hour and see if the pain subsides. An eye exam by eye md can rule out a lot of other possible causes of pain around the eyes. ...Read more

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I have this really bad shooting pains behind my eyes and in my temple areas. Have tried migraine meds&antibiotics for sinuses. What else can it be?

I have this really bad shooting pains behind my eyes and in my temple areas. Have tried migraine meds&antibiotics for sinuses. What else can it be?

Neurologist: I recommend a consultation by a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment. Bilateral involvement of symptoms make it difficult to diagnose possible causes such as neuralgia, temporal arteritis, migraine, tension headache, brain tumor, etc. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a concussion? . I hit the top of my head really hard on the lift gate of my car. Now I am having shooting pains that are coming from the spot where it hit and shooting down behind my eyes and ears. My face feels kind of numb and my

How do I know if I have a concussion? . I hit the top of my head really hard on the lift gate of my car. Now I am having shooting pains that are coming from the spot where it hit and shooting down behind my eyes and ears. My face feels kind of numb and my

Concussion: There are many symptoms of a concussion. These include headache, nausea, trouble sleeping, mood changes and trouble concentrating. Your symptoms are not that typical. Here are some resources to learn more:

www. Neurocuro. Com/concussion-notes

www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/concussion/basics/symptoms/COM-20019272 ...Read more

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I've been getting random sharp/shooting pains right in my temple and behind my left eye. Sometimes it causes a headache or sometimes its quick.

I've been getting random sharp/shooting pains right in my temple and behind my left eye. Sometimes it causes a headache or sometimes its quick.

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Severe tension headache pain behind eyes in through mouth and even in my throat neck sharp shooting pain nauseated dizzy tired is this normal?

Severe tension headache pain behind eyes in through mouth and even in my throat neck sharp shooting pain nauseated dizzy tired is this normal?

Headache: Definitely not 'normal.' Big question is if you have nasal symptoms like nasal obstruction, discharge, pus/snot, or drainage down throat. If so then get evaluated for sinusitis, including possibility of 'sphenoid sinusitis.'

Most likely thing, however, is migraine headache. ...Read more

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Given trimethoprim for infection, 2 hours after taking sore and swollen throat, chills, shooting pain in head and groin, pain behind eyes and was sick?

Given trimethoprim for infection, 2 hours after taking sore and swollen throat, chills, shooting pain in head and groin, pain behind eyes and was sick?

Sulfa?: Usually this drug is combined with sulfa and thus are you sure that trimethoprim is the only med? Regardless you have a serious and even potentially life-threatening reaction to this drug and need to avoid it. If symptoms still present for more than a day or gets worse, need to see doctor immediately. ...Read more

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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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Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye.?

Been having dull pain right side of base of skull, shoots to the right side of the top of my head and right side behind my eye.?

Pain: Hard to tell from your description but it sounds like a neck or cervical neuralgia or muscle spasm but if its persistent you should get it looked at. You can try warm compresses and ibuprofen as well. ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain behind right eye, side of head and top of head. Comes and goes for days. What is this?

Hemicrania continua: Is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. The primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region or in the occipital area.
Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on right side of head behind my eye and it shoots down to my chest and it runs across both sides of chest and down my right arm?

I'm having pain on right side of head behind my eye and it shoots down to my chest and it runs across both sides of chest and down my right arm?

T.O.S.: A twenties male w. Face, chest, ; arm radiation of pain has an odd symptom constellation. The best unifying theory and tentative diagnosis would be thoracic outlet syndrome. Within this disorder, nerves that serve all these anatomical regions can be impinged in region of the neck, and thereby arouse neural referral pain patterns. An exam is needed. ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain on the right hand side of my head near my temple, but not behind my eye. It's quite intense and every couple of minutes. Any id?

Pain: Shooting pain may be related to migraine or cluster headache. Try to limit your stress levels and caffeine intake. If over the counter medicine does not help you, call your primary care doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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When I try to breathe through my right nostril, air seems to shoot up to right behind my rght eye. I start sneezing and & cry out of my right eye why?

When I try to breathe through my right nostril, air seems to shoot up to right behind my rght eye. I start sneezing and & cry out of my right eye why?

Tear duct: This is because of your tear duct. Our tear duct drains tears from the medial eyelids into our nose. In some people the air from the nose can drain through this tear duct in the opposite direction. Anything that irritates the eye, including air or wind, can cause you to tear. Additionally, sneezing can stimulate a tearing reflex. Your eye doctor can place a plug in your year duct if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do I run to the toilet after food also I get pains behind my eyes.?

Why do I run to the toilet after food also I get pains behind my eyes.?

Bowel Problems: It depends on what you are eating. R u lactose intolerant? R u food allergic? Do u have irritable bowel syndrome? Do you have something else? You need to see a doctor who might want to start with simple questions and sending a stool sample if concern for infection is a thought. ...Read more

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What would cause sharp shooting pains in the eye lasting just a second then it's gone. It's done it 3 times this morning sure I be concerned?

What would cause sharp shooting pains in the eye lasting just a second then it's gone. It's done it 3 times this morning sure I be concerned?

Corneal abrasion: If it is new since you've woken up today, it's possible you may have a corneal abrasion. If it is chronic, it may be related to dry eyes. You should consider seeing an ophthalmologist if you feel it is serious. ...Read more

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My friend is having severe neck stiffness, can't turn neck w/o turning whole body and pain shooting through her eyes?

My friend is having severe neck stiffness, can't turn neck w/o turning whole body and pain shooting through her eyes?

Bad combination: A stiff neck can be from sleeping, sitting or activity which puts the neck in an awkward position but should not cause shooting pains to the eyes. If your friend has a headache or fever with these symptoms he or she should go immediately to an emergency room. If this is happening on a more chronic basis, your friend should still go now to urgent care or emergency room. ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing pains behind my right knee, they only last a few seconds but they bring tears to my eyes.

I have sharp stabbing pains behind my right knee, they only last a few seconds but they bring tears to my eyes.

See a doctor if it: Continues as it may be related to your knee surgery, post operatively. Your surgery covers care for 90 days, and you should see your surgeon to discuss. It may be from the scar tissue, or something else. S/he can do a physical exam to help diagnose the cause of your pain, so you are not in such distress. May be something simple to treat. ...Read more

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What's wrong with me? I have pain behind my eyes, chills, hot flashes and lower stomach and lower back pains.

What's wrong with me? I have pain behind my eyes, chills, hot flashes and lower stomach and lower back pains.

Virus: Sounds like a viral syndrome, with all these symptoms. Stay hydrated, and get checked for sinusitis or orhter problems. ...Read more

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What would cause pressure in the left back side of the neck and sharp shooting pains accompanied by popping noises and causes eye irritation.

What would cause pressure in the left back side of the neck and sharp shooting pains accompanied by popping noises and causes eye irritation.

Occipital pressure: Could be nerve irritation occipital neuralgia or cervicalgia, or I have seen it with herpetic infection need acyclovir 200 mg 3 tabs TID x 5 days or shingles (same treatment). rarely lyme (may not be in islands) Follow up today with urgent care /doctor we take eye issues very seriously ...Read more

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Lately I've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

Lately I've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

Dizzy: It is hard to tell exactly what you have-- could be the flu or a severe head cold. Glaucoma can cause eye pain, but not with fever or dizziness. Migraine headache can cause eye pain with headache, but no fever. Call your primary doctor for an appointment today if you still feel ill. ...Read more

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I have been having dizziness, pain behind my eyes, mostly my right eye, sharp pains in my head, and a lot of pressure in my head and eyes. Sinus/allergy?

Suspect migraine: Unilateral head pain with dizziness is most often migraine, although there are certainly other possibilities. You should see a doctor for a full history and exam, especially if you don't have a prior history of migraines. If you would like to discuss further, I'm available for consults. ...Read more

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Blocked nose, pains at the top and back of my head, pressure behind the eyes distorted vision, hearing problems and extreme fatigue had for over 2 yrs

B-blocker not reason: Constellation of symptoms consistent with migraine headaches. If b-blockers were started then, stopped these symptoms wouldn't be expected to have persisted. There are also metabolic reasons for migraine headaches such as low thyroid or low cortisol function. Labs done? Please don't try multiple rounds of antibiotics for sinus problems or get surgeries to drill holes in them. Not expected to work. ...Read more