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What Is Causing Pressure In The Forehead Over Eyes
Usually benign: The eye is richly innervated and has a dense collection of sensory nerves. These sometimes "fire" giving various sensations of which pressure is one. In most cases this is benign and of no signficance. You should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist if the vision is changing, there is persistent pain, or the eyes seem to bulge outward and become red and irritated. ...Read more
What could be the cause of pain in the back of the head, behind the eyes, above the nose and ears?
See below: Might be sinus condition/infection. Sinusitis can refer pain to back of head besides usual sites of around eyes, cheek bones, base of nose, forehead. Saline nasal spray may help with congestion as may otc decongestant like sudafed. If gets worse or develop fever & purulent drainage, see doc for possible antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
If i apply pressure to a certain part of my neck, my left eye goes blurry. Is this from lack of blood in the eye?
Stop pushing: The ophthalmic artery is the first branch of the internal carotid artery. If you press just to the outside of the windpipe, where you feel a pulse, you are pushing on your carotid artery. This also supplies blood to the brain, and if you press on a certain spot your heart rate and blood pressure may suddenly drop. So, you are probably obstructing blood flow to the eye. Not a good thing. ...Read more
Twitching above eye lid followed by hard pain in the back of the head that comes and goes. What is the problem?
See local MD: This is not the type of problem that can be assessed over the computer. See a primary care provider for assessment. ...Read more
Yes, rarely: There are many types of glaucoma, some of which are due to elevation of eye pressure. When the eye is compressed, the pressure increases and there can be damage to the optic nerve. This can be a result of trauma causing a hemorrhage in the orbit, tumors compressing on the eye, and even pressure from sleeping on one's eye. Most often, the pressure build up in glaucoma is due to internal factors. ...Read more
Many possible: Multiple causes are possible. Most common would be sinus disease, migraine, or eyestrain from overuse of the eyes for prolonged reading or computer use. Thyroid disease, growths behind the eyes, are much less likely causes. If the pains persist, you should see an ophthalmologist, and if the eye exam is normal, your regular doctor may refer to ENT or neurology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could it mean if one eye twitch's and the centre of the forehead, in between the eyebrow twitch's also?
Suffering from severe headache in the area of the left forehead above the eye including eyebrow. Do you think sinus?
Could my dry eyes be giving me pain around the tissues of my eyes? The pain is in the eye crease and tear duct, and also on the lower lid.
Eyelid Twitching: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine and decongestants. Local eye irritation can also add to this, such as dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid infection, inflammation). Eyestrain and excessive reading can contribute. Try reducing the stress/stimulant factors, and get an eye exam for the other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heavy lifting/strain: Heavy lifting and straining can cause it too. Straining can occur with difficulty going to the bathroom, sneezing or coughing. ...Read more
Allergy: If the onset is spontaneous and there is no foreign material in the eyes than allergy is the most likely cause. Sometimes dryness can also cause itching. If your vision is affected or there is pain, you should see your ophthalmologist to eliminate anything serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus Infection?: There are several things which could cause your symptoms. Sinus infection or sinus pain from allergies are the most common. Other causes could be more serious: tooth infection (can refer to area around eye), osteomyelitis (infection of bones of face-potentially lethal), nerve pain, etc. A good history & physcial exam including an osteopathic hands-on exam might help find the cause & maybe fix it. ...Read more
Feels like the the skin above my right eye is sagging down and causing pressure on my eye lid. I'm 22yrs old. Is this considered old age affect?
Can a bend in the ocular nerve cause nausea, dizziness, and pain behind the eyes especially when moving them. What causes this and is there treatment?
I have a constant pressure/numbess on the right side of my head around the temple area. Sometimes the is also pressure in eyes, ears and cheekbones?
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