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What does a headache behind the eyes mean?

What does a headache behind the eyes mean?

Pressure behind eye: Can be a form of headache call cluster headache. The name comes from the concept that clusters of vessels can spasm and cause the pain. There are several types of headaches. Please see you doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

Headache in aneurysm: Brain aneurysm does not always cause headache. ... Depends on size, location and growth rate. It typically causes pain after rupturing and causing subarachnoid hemorrhage. Pain behind the eyes or back of the head are typical areas of pain with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Blurry vision would depend on the blood pressure and location of the aneurysm. ...Read more

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Okay so I know headaches mean different things so if I have a headach behind my left eye what would that be? My eye feels bruised.

Okay so I know headaches mean different things so if I have a headach behind my left eye what would that be? My eye feels bruised.

Depends: Lots of people have "retro-orbital" pain. It's common in migraines. So it could be nothing, or it could be a tumor or aneurysm growing behind your eye. The "bruised" feeling is most likely just your brain's interpretation of this particular pain. Also depends on whether it's new or not. But a definitive answer should come from your doctor, not this website. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have a pressure right on top of my head, for about 3 days now. It started with headache behind the eyes. Should I be concerned?

Hi there, I have a pressure right on top of my head, for about 3 days now. It started with headache behind the eyes. Should I be concerned?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. Https://www. Aan. Com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic? TopicId=16, http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1142731-overview ...Read more

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Dizzy, shaking, nausea (no vomit), headache behind the eyes, worse when I'm ready in bed and on going since Thurs. Making my anxiety worse. Help?

Dizzy, shaking, nausea (no vomit), headache behind the eyes, worse when I'm ready in bed and on going since Thurs. Making my anxiety worse. Help?

Multiple symptoms: Assuming you have not already consulted a physician about these symptoms, you need to get to a physician as soon as possible and be examined to rule out serious problems. Any sudden onset symptoms like you are reporting really needs to be addressed by a physician in person. After that, if you are cleared, and given initial treatment, you could come back here and address your anxiety online here. ...Read more

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Severe headache behind the eyes, sputum brownish green, sore and swollen throat?

Severe headache behind the eyes, sputum brownish green, sore and swollen throat?

Virus: These symptoms are consistent with a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract and usually clear after 5to7 days. If they persist a bacterial sinus infection may be present and is treated with appropriate antibiotics as well as decongestant and irrigation to promote drainage. Worsening cough with fever, chills and sweats call for an exam to check for pneumonia. ...Read more

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If you have a headache behind your eyes what could it be?

If you have a headache behind your eyes what could it be?

Migraine: Pain behind the eye is commonly associated with migraines. Sometimes pain behind the eye may be the only symptom of migraine headache. ...Read more

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I am partaly sighted do my headaches mean my eyes are getting worse please help me?

I am partaly sighted do my headaches mean my eyes are getting worse please help me?

Headaches: Your partly sighted eyesight may have nothing to do with your headaches. Seek help from a neurologist. ...Read more

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Sharp headache behind my eyes and feeling nausous?

Sharp headache behind my eyes and feeling nausous?

Sinus: These bring to mind the symptoms seen in a hangover, sinus disease or migraine, among many others. Try Tylenol. If this doesn't work and the symptoms persist, see your family doctor.

Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have headache and my eyes are red. What can it mean?

I have headache and my eyes are red. What can it mean?

Full history & phys: U need a full history and physical. Easiest explanation is allergies and sinusitis but many other more serious things can present this way. Go see ur dr. ...Read more

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What does headaches around your eyes and temples mean?

What does headaches around your eyes and temples mean?

Multiple diagnosis: It could be either a stress headache or if you have had it since early adulthood, it could be various forms of migraine. Rarely usually in people over age 50 there is a serious disease called temporal arteritis that can be ruled out with a simple sedimentation rate.

You may see your family doctor, neurologist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Frequent Headache behind my eyes. What could be the problem?

Frequent Headache behind my eyes. What could be the problem?

See your Primary doc: Pain behind the eyes w/ minimal history you gave regarding your condition could be a multitude of problems. This could represent something as trivial as eye strain or more serious problems like cluster headaches to a full blown aneurysm. See your primary care Doc for a thorough history and physical exam for starters. Your primary may refer your to another specialist if the prob is more complex ...Read more

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I often get headaches in the area located behind my eyes. Are these migraines?

I often get headaches in the area located behind my eyes. Are these migraines?

Get checked out: This could be migraines. However, it could also be cluster headaches or something more ominous. Headaches are very common but with the limited info, you shold see your family doctor, especially if you have never been evaluated for this in past. ...Read more

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I have pressure behind my eyes and headaches for 10 days already. What's wrong whit me?

Get examined: There are many dozens of reasons why this could be. You need to be examined by a doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I always get severe headache andfeel pain behind eyes after getting a shower. Why it is?

I always get severe headache andfeel pain behind eyes after getting a shower. Why it is?

Migraine: This is most likely a migraines headache. The hot shower can be a trigger for this. Sinus pressure is usually relieved by sanding in the hot steam. This diagnosis would be further validated by the presence of nausea and wavy vision during the onset of the headache. If this is recurrent, please see your doctor for analysis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I get a headache behind my eyes and on both temples, everyday around the same time. What is this from?

I get a headache behind my eyes and on both temples, everyday around the same time. What is this from?

Needs evaluation: It could be a number of things and needs to be evaluated by a doctor. It could be anything from a tension headache to a tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have headaches and hurts the back of your head sometimes and makes you want to close your eyes?

What does it mean when you have headaches and hurts the back of your head sometimes and makes you want to close your eyes?

Neck spasms: In a young person, you need to consider if you also have neck spasms. These muscles attach to the back of the head and can lead to head pain along the back of the head when they tighten up. This is a type of tension type headache. Relaxation techniques, muscle massage, heat can help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a headache that hurts the back of your neck on one side and makes you want to close your eyes?

What does it mean when you have a headache that hurts the back of your neck on one side and makes you want to close your eyes?

Headache: This can be a referred pain from your sinuses, I see you have allergies and these can cause sinus prtoblems. You need to manage your allergies better and start using a nasal spray. See an allergist for that. Your headaches can also be migraines that are also triggered by allergies. ...Read more

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Always getting random pressure behind eyes, feels like my eyes are going to pop out. Causing horrible headaches. Why and what can I do?

Always getting random pressure behind eyes, feels like my eyes are going to pop out. Causing horrible headaches. Why and what can I do?

Sinus possible: The ocular area is a common place to experience headache, and headache pain can be referred to the ocular area and behind the eyes, but is usually not caused by the eyes. There are sinuses all around the orbit, and sinus congestion or infection can cause a pressure sensation behind the eyes. Eyestrain, orbital inflammation, thyroid orbital disease, and ocular inflammation are possible eye causes. ...Read more

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I've had a headache 4 days now, still can function but is really taking a toll. Low appitite, pain in behind eyes, ibu, tyl no help. : (help!

Eye headache +: Your troubling symptoms require attention by your family MD to guide you through a diagnosis and treatment which may require a sinus evaluation and an eye examination by an ophthalmologist and further consultants if necessary. I would urge you to start immediately and follow through. ...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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I keep having constant headaches. ..And my eyes hurt. ..What does that mean?

New glasses may help: It's possible your eyes have changed and you just need a new prescription for glasses. I would suggest having a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist to also evaluate for other problems such as glaucoma or an eye muscle imbalance that could explain your headaches and eye pain. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 3 days and burning in behind my eyes just totally drained?

I've had a headache for 3 days and burning in behind my eyes just totally drained?

Headache: Headache and burning behind eyes could be sinus related. Burning in the eyes is usually due to dryness. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com for treatment and "migraine diet" remedy. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of headaches that are like right behind your eyes. But without medicine?

How do I get rid of headaches that are like right behind your eyes. But without medicine?

Different kinds: There are different kids of headaches. See a neurologist or your primary care physician for a proper assessment. If your headaches are tension headaches or stress related then you can reduce them by reducing stress in your life and learning to relax. ...Read more

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What sort of headaches give you pain behind eyes, red patches under eyes & also make them "puffy"?

What sort of headaches give you pain behind eyes, red patches under eyes & also make them "puffy"?

Some: Thees can be cluster headaches, much more rare in women, but no unheard of. There is a group of disorders call trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (tac) and hemicrania continue. All of these have some overlapping similarities. Treatment with Indomethacin is a "test" so to speak. If you respond to indomethacin, you may have one of these disorders. ...Read more

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I have constant headaches from the time I wake up till I go to bed! Right behind my eyes! What could b wrong!

I have constant headaches from the time I wake up till I go to bed! Right behind my eyes! What could b wrong!

See a doctor: Constant headaches are not normal and should be treated seriously. It could be something as simple as a sinus infection to something as serious as a brain tumor. I would make an appiontment with your medical doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My 23 year old daughter experiences headaches behind her eyes. Sometimes make her feel hot &nauseous. It makes her feel light sensitive.?

Mgt: An inbox consultation is available. These are signs of a migraine headache. She should also have a neurologic and eye exam at her PCP's office. Please have a BP check this weekend. ...Read more