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What Does Pain Behind The Eye Mean
What does the eye Dr mean by saying I have very high pressure in my eyes? Could this be why I stay with pain behind my eyebrow and eyeball?
56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Does periodic forehead pain above that eye mean bleeding is active only at those times?
56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Have periodic forehead pain above rt eye. Could that mean that's active bleeding at that time?Thanks you
Retinal bleeding: Bleeding " behind the eye", "in the eye", and in the "back of the eye" are all very different but may sound similar to the patient. Bleeding in the "back of the eye" in the retina from macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy are the most common of these and not generally a source for pain. ...Read more
Someone put a great deal of pressure on my friends eye during a fight and she said it hurts behind the eye, what does this mean/what should she do?
Uveitis: Injury to the eye an cause inflammation in the front, anterior uveitis and sometimes the back if the eye? Posterior uveitis. Untreated anterior uveitis will result in potentially blinding cataracts (clouding of the lens through which light must past and be focused) and glaucoma (high pressure in the eye). Your friend needs to be under a doctors care. ...Read more
I went to get a regular vision test and was told my eye seemed swollen behind. I have to see a specialist and I am scared. What could this mean?
Many options: You are probably lucky that this was found. There are a number of reasons for swelling either in the back of the eye or behind the eye. I am guessing you are seeing an ophthalmologist who can sort this out for you. Eye treatment has advanced significantly in the last decade so I wouldn't worry at this point. Just be curious as to what it is. ...Read more
Pain behind eye: Pain may feel like it comes from behind the eye if cornea is scratcthe the surface is dry or the eyeball is sore. Most of these surface issues will abate with lid closed, topical lubrication eye drops or gels. Glaucoma usually does not cause this kind of symptom but inflammation in the eye ( iritis) can but would likely be accompanied by light sensitivity, redness extreme watering. See your eye dr. ...Read more
What does it mean when you go in for an exam and the doctor says there is more black then white behind the eye and sends you to another doctor?
Need to ask more ?'s: I would not had left that Dr. office without some sort of explanation from the Dr. You deserve as much!!!! ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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