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What causes eye pain in children?

What causes eye pain in children?

Many causes: Look for associations or recent injury. If doesn't go away and can't be flushed out, then should be checked out. If very young, may need conscious sedation or even an exam under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more


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What could cause eye pain?

What could cause eye pain?

Many causes: Anything that irritates the ocular surface, anything that refers pain in or around the eyes, straining, inflammation, infection, neoplastic, neuropathies, allergic, high pressure, radiation, trauma, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause eye pain?

What can  cause  eye pain?

Many things: Many things. Some related to the eye. Some with referred pain to the eye. See eye doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes sandy eye pain?

What causes sandy eye pain?

dryness or fb: Dryness causes sandy feeling. This is releived by non preserved eye drops or punctal plugs. Occasionally a foreign body may cause this sandy feeling and has to be removed. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of eye pain?

What could be the cause of eye pain?

Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of recurrent eye pain?

What are some common causes of recurrent eye pain?

Many possible: Depending on the nature, severity, location and frequency of the ocular pain, there are many possible causes. Some of the more likely causes include dry eye syndrome, sinus disease, iritis, blepharitis, recurrent corneal erosion, misdirected eyelashes, among many others. See your ophthalmologist to help sort it out, preferably when you are actually having the pain. ...Read more

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What can cause random eye pain in the middle of the night?

What can cause random eye pain in the middle of the night?

Typical symptoms: This is the usual scenario for corneal erosion. This is when this surface layers of the cornea slough off it attachments. People usually are awakened by pain. You need to have your eyes examined to see if you ar at risk of this as the cause of your eye pain at night. One less severe thing that can cause some pain is dryness. Try using some lubricating eye drops at night, refresh or systane. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cause of recurrent eye pain. What would I have to do?

I want to know what's the cause of recurrent eye pain. What would I have to do?

Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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I'm having reoccuring eye pain and redness, what could be causes?

I'm having reoccuring eye pain and redness, what could be causes?

From: Internal eye pressure issues, to inflammatory eye conditions to viral or bacterial infections, you only have 2, go and have them checked by ophthalmologist. ...Read more