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Why Do I Have Pressure Behind My Eyes
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
Feeling eye pressure: Most people who have a feeling of pressure in their eyes have some variant of the dry eye syndrome. The use of over the counter lubricating drops should help substantially. If that does not take away your discomfort, i urge you to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generalized issue: Your limited ; broad complaint is difficult to comment on. Way too many issues to address. Could be as simple as an uncorrected rx error to sinus problem. I would seek out a complete exam to try to pinpoint more specifically what may be going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used a neilmed type thing to try to clear some of my congested nasai ways. I up with extreme pressure behind my eyes and face what's going on?
I've had a weird pressure behind my eyes/top of nose region. Started a few days ago and I feel it is getting worse. what could it be? Thanks.
Eye/Nose pressure: Pressure in this area is often caused by nasal/sinus congestion and may be a direct result of swelling of the tissues inside the nose and sinuses. It could be the start of some allergy symptoms, a cold or even a sinus infection. All of these can give the sense of pressure between the eyes. If nasal drainage is clear, try some nasal saline. If you have colored mucous, see your doctor ...Read more
I was hit in the head last night pretty hard. I think it's bruised and it feels like there's pressure behind my eyes. Should I go get seen?
Sinus congestion: Sinus congestion is usually felt in the forehead or cheeks. Do you have associated nasal congestion or nasal mucus? If so, irrigate your nasal canals with warm salt water to promote drainage. Perhaps you would be better off being evaluated by an otolaryngologist to see if there truly is a sinus problem rather than symptoms due to eye strain or muscle contraction tension type discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor said that I have high pressure behind my eyes but not to worry...should I worry? My grandmother had glaucoma
Ask the Dr.: Depending on the pressure, the issue of glaucoma is a valid one. Simply as the Ophthalmologist why you should not worry as maybe the pressure was only mildly elevated and not in a problematic range, and simply monitoring it can be done at this time. The Dr. who examined you should know the true answer. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have had a migraine for 4 days now & the pressure behind my eyes is horrible. I'm 51 yrs. Old. Upon waking up after a restless night I am temporarily painfree until i eat something, then the headache is back as well as the pressure.
Could be muscle pain: Muscles in the mouth can tighten and send pain into the area behind the eyes. If you have already been under treatment by a md, you might benefit from a visit to a dentist trained in neuromuscular dentistry. How do I know this? I had similar symptoms until properly diagnosed and treated! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'v felt dull pressure behind my eyes since Sat. I have an eye appointment on Tues. I've also been a little lightheaded. Should I see my real doc 1st?
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