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What is the cause of headache on the front between eyes?

What is the cause of headache on the front between eyes?

Many causes: There is a pair of sinuses between your eyes that may be blocked, causing pressure and pain, especially if you have had a cold or allergies. Headaches have many causes, most of which are not serious. However if it lasts unusually long, or is very different than headaches you normally have you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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What causes a headache towards the front of the face around the eyes?

What causes a headache towards the front of the face around the eyes?

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

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Could TMD(tmj) cause brain freeze type headaches with pain in front of the ears and behind the eyes?

Could TMD(tmj) cause brain freeze type headaches with pain in front of the ears and behind the eyes?

Possible : Yes that is a possibility. Look at the picture above and see where the joint is exactly located. Why don't see a dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a headache towards the front of the face around the eye area?

Headache near eyes: Often a sinus blockage will cause headaches in that area. If when you move your head it gets worse with movement, it is likely sinus-related. So think allergies, sinus infection. ...Read more

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I occasionally get headaches a few times a month, it's almost always on the left side especially around the front and eye socket area. Causes?

I occasionally get headaches a few times a month, it's almost always on the left side especially around the front and eye socket area. Causes?

Consultation advised: Tension headaches and migraine are the most common,BUT not the only, causes for headache(HA) .How long do the HA's last? When did they first start?Are you having any migraine symptoms with them? The following websites discuss the types of HA's. After reviewing consult your physician if concerned or have an online consultation here at Health Tap. http://bit.ly/1sAz8on http://bit.ly/1IEJpp4 ...Read more

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Can a pinch nerve in your neck cause bad headaches? I have been getting them a lot lately on the back left side and front side above my left eye.

Can a pinch nerve in your neck cause bad headaches? I have been getting them a lot lately on the back left side and front side above my left eye.

Possible : If you have muscle tension due to neck pain you could develop headache. But be careful of how much Advil (ibuprofen) you are taking for headache because too much pain med could cause chronic daily headache, I suggest that you talk to your PMD for a better evaluation and treatment of your headache. ...Read more

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I get day long headaches always on the right front of my skull / above my right eye. What could be the cause?

Probably eyestrain: More than likely, this is is just eyestrain caused by use.Recurrent headache, however, should always be evaluated.Conditions like glaucoma should also be ruled out by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Cause of severe front right headache, eye ache and right eye appears to be protruding more than left? Not to do with eye prescription.

Cause of severe front right headache, eye ache and right eye appears to be protruding more than left? Not to do with eye prescription.

See eye doctor to: Confirm eye protrusion measurements (exophthalmometer readings), check extraocular muscles & do dilated fundoscopic exam for optic nerves to see if imaging needed. If normal, have your thyroid checked with thyroid antibodies. Hyperthyroidism can cause orbital fat to enlarge causing the unilateral eye bulge. Check for frontal or ethmoidal sinus issues too. Stop smoking too. This can worsen bulging. ...Read more

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What is the cause of eyes headache?

What is the cause of eyes headache?

Eyes headache: Eye headache may be due to eye strain or it may be part of a cluster headche. See your eye doctor or neurologist for help. ...Read more