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Can you please provide me with a few common causes of pressure around the eyes and forehead. I scheduled a sinus appointment for monday.

Can you please provide me with a few common causes of pressure around the eyes and forehead. I scheduled a sinus appointment for monday.

Sinus pain: Sinus infection can cause pain around the eyes. If this visit proves to be normal then see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation. This will help to resolve your anxiety without having a glossary of conditions that you do not have. ...Read more

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What causes me to have pressure behind my eyes and headaches around my forehead and temples and causes me to feel nausea?

What causes me to have pressure behind my eyes and headaches around my forehead and temples and causes me to feel nausea?

Many possibilities: Headaches can be hard to sort out. Migraine is common in young women. Symptoms include pretty severe, throbbing, usually one-sided headache with nausea, sensitivity to light and sound. A squeezing, band-like headache around the temples is likely a tension headache. These are two of the more common types of headaches. If your headache is severe or if you have frequent headaches, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes light sensitivity that pressure behind my eyes and forehead? Everything seems darker and my depth perception is effected

What causes light sensitivity that pressure behind my eyes and forehead? Everything seems darker and my depth perception is effected

Photophobia: There are many causes that can cause your symptoms ranging from internal eye disease to sinus disease and it is best that you have this resolved with/by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What else could cause a lot of pressure all round right eye and forehead if it isn't a blocked sinus?

What else could cause a lot of pressure all round right eye and forehead if it isn't a blocked sinus?

Many: Many things and cause pressure around on the most important would be infections or tumors can also because by my grandmother type headaches or sinus allergies see physician for face-to-face exam diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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ENT able to diagnose me with a nasal polyp and if so how long would it take? And can a nasal polyp cause sleep apnea and cause eye/forehead pressure?

ENT able to diagnose me with a nasal polyp and if so how long would it take? And can a nasal polyp cause sleep apnea and cause eye/forehead pressure?

Depends: On site, size and cause of the nasal polyp, sleep apnea isn't caused by nasal polyps, forehead/ eye pressure or headaches can be caused by nasal polyps if obstructing sinuses drainage causing pressure build-up, your ENT will recommend what suits you for treatment, often times surgery isn't needed, local treatment would suffice with treatment of the cause if polyps are due to allergies for example ...Read more

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What could be the cause inncreasing pressure in my head, eyes, ringing in my ears?

What could be the cause inncreasing pressure in my head, eyes, ringing in my ears?

Lots of things: Sinusitis, ear infection, eustacian tube obstruction, blood pressure elevations etc...If this is frequent symtom see you doc. No definitive answers will be found here. ...Read more

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When playing video games my eyes and head feel pressure at times. Eyes checked and are fine. Other causes?

When playing video games my eyes and head feel pressure at times. Eyes checked and are fine. Other causes?

You are not blinking: When people are using the computer and been on it for a long time, as well as those who are playing video games aggressively, often times they forget to blink. This can lead to having a temporary condition with dry eyes, and it can sometimes make the eyes and head feel like there's some pressure there. This is because people are staring at the screen, and their blink reflex decreases. This usually relieves itself, once the person stops using the computer/video game. ...Read more

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Daily headache localized at the back of my head on Rt side. Causes pressure in my eyes and ears. Worse in the am after laying down.

Daily headache localized at the back of my head on Rt side. Causes pressure in my eyes and ears. Worse in the am after laying down.

New or changed?: If a headache is something new or different we usually recommend seeing a doctor. Details of the history of this pain are very important. Most headaches are not caused by anything dangerous. A good history and physical exam can usually determine that. Rarely other testing is needed. ...Read more

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I was laying down and my head just started spinning and horrible pain between my eyes. So much pressure, can't focus on anything. I have uncompensated labyrinthitis. Could that be the cause?

I was laying down and my head just started spinning and horrible pain between my eyes. So much pressure, can't focus on anything. I have uncompensated labyrinthitis. Could that be the cause?

No way to know from: A distance. Also be aware that labyrinthitis is only a label for a pattern of symptoms & may not reflect much insight into what is actually happening. Many nominal ear problems are actually within the brain, study: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/856215-differential for some additional ideas/possibilities. Pain would be consistent with intracranial issues, such as a vascular headache. ...Read more

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Can trazodone cause dry eyes, fullness & pressure in face/head, headache? Do these ever go away?

Can trazodone cause dry eyes, fullness & pressure in face/head, headache? Do these ever go away?

It can cause all of: Those symptoms. It clogs the sinus pathway by leading to swelling of the nasal mucosa. This can lead to sinus headaches and it has other chemical effects that can lead to dry eyes. Please see your doctor to discuss other options, especially since it can also cause or contribute to a disorder of daytime sleepiness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Causes of low abdom/pelvic spasm type pain, a lot of pain/pressure in low back and a funny feeling in head an eyes, nausea all is worse when laying down?

Causes of low abdom/pelvic spasm type pain, a lot of pain/pressure in low back and a funny feeling in head an eyes, nausea all is worse when laying down?

Go to doctor ASAP: This sounds as if it may be serious and deserves a full history, exam and perhaps some imaging studies and tests. Be safe, not sorry. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down.?

Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down.?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause severe, pulsating pain on the left side of my neck and head? I have pressure and ringing/muffling in my ear. Also blurring of eyes.

What could cause severe, pulsating pain on the left side of my neck and head? I have pressure and ringing/muffling in my ear. Also blurring of eyes.

Get evaluated: Although your agoraphobia could be responsible for some of these symptoms, I would recommend that you discuss these with a physician to exclude the possibility of other causes which may require more urgent intervention. ...Read more

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Could an inflamed sac near the nose &below the eye cause such horrible pain behind eyes &in the whole head &high blood pressure. Iam taking antibiotic?

Could an inflamed sac near the nose &below the eye cause such horrible pain behind eyes &in the whole head &high blood pressure. Iam taking antibiotic?

Infected tear sac: Your symptoms are typical of an infection in the lacrimal sac where tears are collected before they drain into the back of your nose. This is called dacryocystitis. It is very important to have this treated promptly and aggressively to prevent any complications from this infection. If there is no response to oral antibiotics, you may need to be treated with intravenous medications. ...Read more

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My scalp is tender and sore and I have bad pressure in my head, nose, face and eyes. Doctor said it's not sinuses. What could be the cause of this?

My scalp is tender and sore and I have bad pressure in my head, nose, face and eyes. Doctor said it's not sinuses. What could be the cause of this?

Sound like Sinusitis: Your symptoms are consistent with sinusitis or sinus headaches How long have you had your symptoms? What other symptoms are you having? What makes it better or worse? What did your doctor say it was? I would try ibuprofen / naproxen. If your symptoms persist, I would seek medical attention for a second opinion. Take Care! ...Read more

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HI I have sinus pressure, head ache and no cough except mornings. It occasionally causes my eyes to go alittle blurry and I get a little dizzy.?

HI I have sinus pressure, head ache and no cough except mornings. It occasionally causes my eyes to go alittle blurry and I get a little dizzy.?

See a doctor: It is possible that you have sinusitis. Treatment depends on the cause, wether viral or bacterial, or if it is just a case of allergies. So please see a doctor to determine the cause and treat. Saline flushes, at least twice a day should help in either case. ...Read more

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Can tension headache cause ear pain? Nose keeps "popping"- extreme pressure of head behind eyes & all around and ear pain both ears

Can tension headache cause ear pain? Nose keeps "popping"- extreme pressure of head behind eyes & all around and ear pain both ears

Pressure: May also be the onset of a cold or allergic in origin. You can try an otc antihistamine if you have allergies, but if not try otc cold rx ...Read more

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Sinus infection cause ^BP? I also have pressure/pain in head-different spots, spasm in jaw near ears-both, facial pain/spasm over brows, nose, under eyes

Sinus infection cause ^BP? I also have pressure/pain in head-different spots, spasm in jaw near ears-both, facial pain/spasm over brows, nose, under eyes

TMJ dysfunction: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have alot of pressure in my left eye and temple then the whole left side of my head gets all tingly what causes it?

Exam needed: If this is a repetitive syndrome and since it involves both eye symptoms and neurologic type symptoms, I feel that evaluations by both an ophthalmologist and a neurologist are advisable for diagnosis and treatment. The symptoms are not typical of migraine or tension headaches. ...Read more

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I take Flonase for sinus but left side still feels pressure that's goes to my eye and head. Really uncomfortable. Cause? What can I do?

I take Flonase for sinus but left side still feels pressure that's goes to my eye and head. Really uncomfortable. Cause? What can I do?

Sinusitis: If Flonase hasn't relieved the symptoms, you may have a blocked sinus and need to see a physician. Osteopathic physicians can sometimes check to see if it is related to poor motion within the facial bones from an injury as well as prescribe antibiotics if it is an infection. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with cluster headaches. The pain and pressure on R side is so severe it feels as my head will explode. Causes blood shot R eye.

I've been diagnosed with cluster headaches. The pain and pressure on R side is so severe it feels as my head will explode. Causes blood shot R eye.

Approaches: You are on young side for a male dominated, middle age syndrome, but would do best to use a preventative medication. See a neurologist and get your headache pattern under control. Can achieve success either with prescription or OTC agents. ...Read more

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The only symptom I have is a stuffy right side nose, which causes pressure to my right fore head and right eye. My boogers are clear. What can this be?

The only symptom I have is a stuffy right side nose, which causes pressure to my right fore head and right eye. My boogers are clear. What can this be?

Sinusitis: This can be sinusitis (sinus infection) of viral origin, though. Try lukewarm mist inhalations with Eucalyptus or another essential oil, nasal flushes such as neti pot and a decongestant (sudafed, for example). Ibuprofen can be used as well. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing. Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing. Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

Migraine?: Sided-headaches with eye-findings sounds like may be migraine origin. Good if nsaids relieve symptoms. Should discuss with your dr or a neurologist for diagnosis confirmation (can't be positive in 400 characters!), and possible suppressive / preventive medication, depending on how frequently they occur. ...Read more

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I have been having pain on the lower right side of my head behind my ear. There is also a good size lump. What could this be? I also feel pressure on it sometimes that causes my right eye to feel a little pain.

I have been having pain on the lower right side of my head behind my ear. There is also a good size lump. What could this be? I also feel pressure on it sometimes that causes my right eye to feel a little pain.

Seek medical examina: If you have any lump bigger than 1-2 cm, it needs to be checked by your doctor. It may be an infection or sometimes even cancerous. So if it is new, changing or >2 cm, seek immediate medical check up to find the cause. Of this swelling ...Read more

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Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity?

Would a thyroid nodule cause back pain and eye/head pain/pressure and feeling of nervousness or electricity?

Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid which can lead to anxiety eg nervousness as well as exophthalmos or protrusion (proptosis) of eyeball which might be experienced as pain/pressure. Thyroid nodule needs to be investigated as graves disease is common cause of hyperthyroidism & exophthalmos. Go see your family doc for initial testing, then referral to endocrinologist & ophthalmologist. ...Read more