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What could be causing a pain behind one eye?

What could be causing a pain behind one eye?

Many causes: Pain behind one eye can be a myriad of causes, so should be checked out by an eye care provider. If nothing is found, then can be referred to another doctor to look for other causes if not improving. For example, eye pain can come from headache, dry eye, glaucoma, earache, toothache, sinus disease, arthritis, infection/inflammation, mass, etc. ...Read more

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Rt eye drooping and pain behind my eye what could be cause ?

Rt eye drooping and pain behind my eye what could be cause ?

Needs evaluation: The list here is lengthy but could include infection, tumors, and vascular lensions. These are not ordinary symptoms and these require an investigation as soon as possible. See your ophthalmologist right away. ...Read more

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What could cause me to wake up and see pitch black in one eye?

What could cause me to wake up and see pitch black in one eye?

Can be many causes: It would represent an emergency especially if it's from a retinal detachment, central retinal vein occlusion, central retinal artery occlusion, and multiple sclerosis (optic neuritis) or stroke in the visual cortex. Unless it's a nonseeing eye to begin with, you definitely want to be seen by an eye doctor for evaluation and management. The cause behind the pitch black view must be treated ASAP. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of constant tearing in one eye but not the other?

What could be the cause of constant tearing in one eye but not the other?

Blocked tear duct: The most common reason for constant tearing (epiphora) is a blocked tear duct. The tearing is usually asymmetric - worse in one eye than the other. Warm compresses to the inner corner of the eyelid (next to the nose) along with a mild topical steroid and antibiotic drops can help the condition. If these measures are not successful a surgical procedure (dcr) may be necessary. ...Read more

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What could cause me to suddenly see crazy patterns of concentric diamonds and flashing colors in part of one eye for about an hour?

What could cause me to suddenly see crazy patterns of concentric diamonds and flashing colors in part of one eye for about an hour?

Ophthalmic migraine: Ophthalmic migraine is a condition where lights or irregular shapes occur lasting from 10 minutes to several hours. The vision may be obscured during this period. These episodes are self limited and go away without treatment. There is no headache or nausea. ...Read more

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Headache behind eyes everyday and eyes painful when looking left or right and up-what could cause this? Unusually tired and vision goes blurry sometim

Headache behind eyes everyday and eyes painful when looking left or right and up-what could cause this? Unusually tired and vision goes blurry sometim

Decongestant : 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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What could cause pain behind eyes and vomiting?

What could cause pain behind eyes and vomiting?

Pain behind eyes : Pain behind eyes can be due to many issues: migraines, virus, bacteria, tumor, meningitis. Do you have a fever or headache. Consult with us to help solve this issue and be sure you do not need to go to ER b ...Read more

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What could cause someone to be blind in one eye?

What could cause someone to be blind in one eye?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes of blindness. Leading causes are diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration. ...Read more

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What could cause a person to only be blind in one eye?

What could cause a person to only be blind in one eye?

See your doctor now: If you are experiencing blindness, this is an emergency. You need to go to the nearest er. ...Read more

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Could a concussion cause a pain behind an eye?

Could a concussion cause a pain behind an eye?

Not likely: It is not likely that the pain is relatedd to concussion. However, it may relate to the mechanism leading to the concussion, that is a rotation of the head backwards on the neck, pinching the greater occipital nerve, at the base of the skull. See a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

Do you mean back?: The most common bleeding in the back of the eye (at the retina) is due to diabetes and vascular anomalies. This can be more likely if blood thinners are in the mix. Less common conditions are parasitic infections and some inherited conditions. Trauma of course is also common. If you truly mean 'behind' the eye ball, then this rare event is usually traumatic or do to blood vessel disease. ...Read more

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My child's eyes are blue, but one is darker and one lighter. What could cause this?

My child's eyes are blue, but one is darker and one lighter.  What could cause this?

Normal: Probably nothing. There are some rare causes of heterochromia in kids, like neuroblastoma, but the kid would be pretty sick. If otherwise perfectly healthy, and good vision and no complaints, i wouldnt worry. ...Read more

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One eye is more red than the other, what could be the cause?

One eye is more red than the other, what could be the cause?

Could be pinkeye: If this is something new, it could be pinkeye. Pink eye is often caused by a virus and often no treatment is needed (execept few cases such as cause by herpes/chicken pox viruses). Bacterial conjunctivitis usually causes significant purulent discharges, matting of the lids, and sticky eye lashes etc...And requires antibiotic drops etc.. If you have pain or change in vision, see you doc asap. ...Read more

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Only one eye red without pain? What could cause this? Is it threatening?

Only one eye red without pain? What could cause this? Is it threatening?

Painless red eye: Which part is red? Dark red splotches in the whites? Big red vessels along the whites? The rims of eyes are red? The skin around? Does light hurt your eye? Is your vision affected? ...Read more

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What could cause a slightly raised area of skin to suddenly appear under one eye?

See a dermatologist: There are lots of possibilities. It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Could my ambiopia be caused by me having 2 differenct color eyes? Lt is brown, rt is blue on top brown on bottom.. Rt one is my problem eye.

Could my ambiopia be caused by me having 2 differenct color eyes? Lt is brown, rt is blue on top brown on bottom.. Rt one is my problem eye.

Not related: Amblyopia, usually defined as poor vision in one eye without anatomical abnormality, would not likely be related to differences in eye color. The changes you describe could be from an iris nevus (like a "birthmark") or some other uncommon eye problems. Have a thorough eye examination by an ophthalmologist to sort it out. ...Read more

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