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Stabbing Pain Behind Left Eye When Blinking
Sudden sharp stabbing pain in left temple with discomfort going behind left eye and sometimes down to jaw. No other symptoms. Pain stays for awhile and then leaves. On going for about a week.
Dryness: Usually, tranisent sharp (stabbing) pains are caused by extreme dryness. Certainly problems such as foreign bodies or corneal irregularities can be problems as well. Try artificial tears for some relief - if this works it is the likely cause. See you ophthalmologist for long-term solutions. ...Read more
I have a stabbing pain on the top left corner behind my left eye. It pains for a few seconds before disappearing and then after a while comes back.
Eye pain: Do you have any sinus pain or pressure? Any drainage? If so it could be related to the sinuses. If not then I would get your eyes checked. Maybe you are squinting and it is causing an ocular headache. See an ophthalmologist if this is the case. If it is sinus related see an ear nose and throat doctor. ...Read more
I have been experiencing severe headaches and was given elavil to see if it wold help me. I have recently started having stabbing pain behind my left eye and it is getting increasingly worse. I also have a stabbing sensation in my cheek bone?
More symptoms?: The medicine elavil (amitriptyline) is helpful for preventing several types of headaches. You should not expect the medicine would cause stabbing pain behind your eye or in your cheek. Are these on the same side? It would help to know if you had any evaluation or tests for your headache, there are some causes that elavil (amitriptyline) cannot treat. ...Read more
Reoccurring headache behind left eye and on l side of head. Comes in attacks 2 or more times a day, pain is a throbbing stabbing constant pain?
From many causes: Sharp pain like stabbing can be due to lot of causes, and it can be serious, you should consult an opthalmologist asap. It may be something benign especially if you do not have any other symptoms such as vision loss or problem, dizziness, headache, naosea or vomiting. And associted with other medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension etc. But still you need to see eye md to rule out serious conditions. ...Read more
Needs checking: I pain and a vision change could be a variety of causes. The best and simplest is to see an ophthalmologist and have an intra ocular pressure test to rule out glaucoma. That is a treatable condition that can cause vision loss. They can also see in there is any inflammation, retinal changes and infection present. I would go today. ...Read more
Corneal irritation?: Many things can cause your problem. Sudden cornea dryness or irritations form contacts or lid disease very common. Try otc systane ultra, if fails to respond seek out exam. ...Read more
Painful stabbing pain I left eye for thirty seconds! Followed by panic then slight headache! Sinuse sufferer 37 yr o f no serious health com no norna?
Many typos here but,: I'll try! I think the most likely diagnosis for your brief, stabbing eye pain is migraine, especially since it was followed by a headache. I doubt it has any relationship to your chronic sinus problems. I believe you are trying to tell me that you are 37, have no serious health problems, & wonder if this is normal? If it was an isolated occurrence, nothing to do. If recurs, not ER, but see your doc ...Read more
See Eye MD: A blurry, painful eye should have a medical evaluation. Call an ophthalmologist today. ...Read more
Blurry vision & pain: Hello. How long have you had blurred vision? Has pain always been associated with it? When is the last time you had your vision checked? Any family history of migraines, strokes, aneurysms? You should have someone take a look at your eyes tonight at an Urgent Care Center. Give you some steroids or Toradol for your acute eye pain too. ...Read more
I have trigeminal neuralgia and currently taking carbamezapine, but a couple of days ago now start getting a sharp stabbing pain in my left eye.
Sharp stabbing pain left side of head above ear. It stings for a couple of seconds. Its been hapenning since this morning. And its random and my left eye seems to be under some stress since then?
21 year old female with sharp stabbing pain right above my left ear out of nowhere and it goes into my left eye. Had a subdural hematoma on my right side of my head 4 years ago.
For 1 year swelling, very red and very watery eyes with stabbing pain in left eye, sweating and skin flaking on face and scalp, low grade fever.?
I am experiencing a sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my head and behind my eye that last for a few seconds and then goes away. What should I do?
Left side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. ...Read more
I had a very bad sudden stabbing migraine behind my left eye. I turned the light on the read the Aleve (naproxen) label and could not read it. It was blurry.?
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
What causes pain behind left eye? I saw an ophthalmologist, nothing was wrong w/vision. It is constant and very uncomfortable.
Mult. Possibilities: You may be experiencing sinus pain or congestion so address that first. Also, some headache varieties such as "cluster" headaches may act that way. If symptoms persist, see your primary doctor & possibly an ENT or neurology specialist. Imaging such as a ct or MRI may be useful. ...Read more
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