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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
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
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
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 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?
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 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?
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
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
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?
I seem to be experiencing constant pressure behind my eyes for the past couple of days. This is followed by pain at the back of the head. I went to my doctor and he thought it was migranes but after taking advil about once the symptoms have not been relie
Repeat exam: Best to inform your examining DR, and get another apt to find out what is causing this. ...Read more
What causes light sensitivity that pressure behind my eyes and forehead? everything seems darker and my depth perception is effected
I have a bad headache, pressure behind my eyes, head hurts when I shake it.I may have fever and pain at base of spine and down the back of my thighs?
Headache and fever: Please kindly seek medical attention by going to emergency room or at-least contact your own primary care physician as fever and headache can be detrimental. This could be just a viral infection as well but it's important to have a proper evaluation to ensure proper management. ...Read more
My head has been hurting for 2 weeks . I have pressure behind my right eye my eyes are watery, sneezing, my right eye is a little blurry, fatigued, ?
I get weird blurry vision on an off through out the day, tension/pressure behind my eyes/nose/forehead, then a massive headache comes on. Everyday! help?
Dry eyes?: If your vision fluctuates frequently throughout the day, it is suggestive of dry eyes. All the pain you are having are also consistent with dry eyes. However, you need to at least make sure that there is nothing else going on with your general health and your eyes. You should see your regular md and / or an eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get frequent headaches, at times bad ones with pounding pressure behind my eyes. I saw an eye doctor who says i'm ok. I've taken Excedrin almost everyday for a year and am trying to ease off, but i get headaches after a day w/o it. What should I do?
Rebound headache: Your headache symptoms sound like common migraines, you should see a doctor to get a diagnosis and appropriate medication as needed. At this point, some of your headache problems may be due to "rebound headaches" which can be caused by overuse of otc meds such as excedrin or Ibuprofen on a regular basis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Difficult to say: The intraocular pressure could be elevated in the eyes. Sometimes being face down or upside down for a while can cause that. There are some things on exam that can be looked for that might put you at risk. Since you are in sanford, i would be happy to see you, if you wished. ...Read more
Slight pressure behind eyes. they feel heavy at times. slight blur when reading my phone could this be serious. just started happening?
Pressure behind eyes: Feeling eye pressure/pain can be due to (most common to least): dry eye/tear film unstable; virus/bacteria starting to invade sinuses/getting cold/flu; headache/migraine; narrow angle; high eye pressure; rarely: inflammation in eye; eye infection; tumor in or around eye; more info: firstname.lastname@example.org. An eyeMD can help determine cause. ...Read more
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