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Why do my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Why do my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Many reasons: There are many possible reasons why you might have eye pain upon waking. The most common is from a form of dry eyes called meibomitis. It is essentially an oil gland that produces poor quality oils that irritate the eyes when you are sleeping. You really need to see an eye md to determine the exact cause of your eye pain. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Why does my eyes hurt when I wake up?

Recurrent erosion: Multiple causes but a classic cause is a condition known as recurrent erosion syndrome. It can also be from run of mill dry eyes. ...Read more

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When I wake up why do my eyes hurt a lot?

When I wake up why do my eyes hurt a lot?

Dryness: When you sleep, you do not blink. Blinking helps keep the eyes lubricated and people that have dry eye, have a hard time when getting up in the morning due to dryness. Try an over the counter tear gel at bed time and regular artificial tears during the day. ...Read more

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Hi, my eyes hurt very much everyday I wake up, do you have any recommendation?

Hi, my eyes hurt very much everyday I wake up, do you have any recommendation?

Eye pain: Please let your parents know so that this can be assessed. Can't diagnose the cause of this pain with available information. ...Read more

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For the past couple weeks, every day when I wake up my eyes hurt really bad... Especially when I open them...?

For the past couple weeks, every day when I wake up my eyes hurt really bad... Especially when I open them...?

Dry eye or...: Recurrent erosion syndrome. You should go see an eye doctor and preferably a specialist in cornea to check. This is easily treated. ...Read more

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After I wake up why do my eyes and head hurt. Why?

After I wake up why do my eyes and head hurt. Why?

Decongestant: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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Sometimes I wake up an have a severe headache were I can not open my eyes because it hurts some much, what could be the cause from it?

Sometimes I wake up an have a severe headache were I can not open my eyes because it hurts some much, what could be the cause from it?

Many causes: This kind of headache can occur as the result of structural abnormalities which are made worse by increased pressure in your head which occurs with laying down. It is alo associated with sleep apnea and another kind of headache known as hypnic or alarm clock headache. Cluster ha also possible. If these headaches are new for you it would be best to have them evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up most mornings with a headache and blurred eyes. Don't know if this has anything to do with it or not but the right side of the back of my neck hurts a lot and it pops?

Why do I wake up most mornings with a headache and blurred eyes. Don't know if this has anything to do with it or not but the right side of the back of my neck hurts a lot and it pops?

Just to be on the: Safe side, see your doctor to rule out neurologic causes, tumor or possibly diabetes mellutus. Your doctor will do a comprehensive history and physical and order some blood tests and diagnostic test like MRI or cat scan. May refer you to specialist if necessary. ...Read more

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Headache everyday sometimes I wake up with it. Hurts over my eyes and into the back of my neck. Have been checked for clusters - none found?

Headache everyday sometimes I wake up with it. Hurts over my eyes and into the back of my neck. Have been checked for clusters - none found?

MOH: Patients who use acute medications excessively to alleviate headache are at risk for developing moh (medication overuse headache) secondary to the chronic use of these medications. Patients with moh often take multiple daily doses of one or more analgesics in an effort to suppress the pain. Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My mom wakes up some days feeling her head is heavy and when ever she puts her head down her head and eyes hurt. This happens between every 3 days. Why?

My mom wakes up some days feeling her head is heavy and when ever she puts her head down her head and eyes hurt. This happens between every 3 days. Why?

Sinus pressure?: This symptom is consistent with sinus congestion or pressure, as it can be sensitive to head position. Since there are sinuses all around the eyes and orbits, this might seem like aching from the eyes or behind the eyes. Cervical spine problems can also cause referred pain to the ocular area. There are eye conditions that could cause this, but they usually are not so intermittent. ...Read more

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Red eyes lots of gross stuff in eyes when I wake up, to the point where they are glued shut and they hurt a bit. And are very swollen, what to do?

Red eyes lots of gross stuff in eyes when I wake up, to the point where they are glued shut and they hurt a bit. And are very swollen, what to do?

Heat, age, hygiene: It is most likely dried tears and discharge from blepharitis-gets worse when its hotter, poor lid hygiene and aging. Regular lid hygiene with occaisional topical antibiotics controls it. Warm compress with lid scrubs. Bad cases or rosacea (see your doctor for this diagnosis) are often given systemic antibiotics (pills you take by mouth) in addition to topical. Its never cured-its controlled! ...Read more

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Eveytime I fall asleep, I usually wake up 5 minutes later because I feel as I blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Eveytime I fall asleep, I usually wake up 5 minutes later because I feel as I blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Sleep disorder: You may be experiencing episodic sleep apnea, but I would wonder if there is some seizure activity. Do believe you should see a sleep specialist and undergo an overnight sleep study. If indeed you have sleep apnea, and a clue might be snoring, you could benefit from a c-pap unit. Get all of this evaluated, you will be far more satisfied. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?

Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?

Headaches in am: Waking with headache is unusual and likely not caused by eyes unless vision is affected. Puffy eyes with headache in am most likely to be blood pressure related but an eye specialist can easily rule out glaucoma as a rare possibility. Sinus and or allergy from something in bedroom such as feather pillows, dust mites etc can also be causal. Your careful observation of what may trigger these helps. ...Read more

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I wake up with a headache feels like im going to pass out always tired what could it be feel lightheaded all the time my eyes hurt no one knows why?

I wake up with a headache feels like im going to pass out always tired what could it be feel lightheaded all the time my eyes hurt no one knows why?

AnswersAreWithin You: But this does not mean others, regardless of training, have much insight into either the issues or effectively helping you. As embodied Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, complex controls of physiology & symptoms are beyond the view of most, including most professionals, who tend to focus on quick & superficial. Suggest study works of Helen Flanders Dunbar, Richard Bach & memories within. ...Read more

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I wake up with a huge headache. Eyes hurt blurred vision. For the whole day. Also been feeling lathargic. Any ideas?

I wake up with a huge headache. Eyes hurt blurred vision. For the whole day. Also been feeling lathargic. Any ideas?

See MD: Your symptoms are concerning enough that you need to see an md for proper evaluation. You may also need to see an eye md.

Many things can cause headache, blurred vision, and lethargy. Many of the causes can be quite serious. ...Read more

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I have a headache above my eyebrow. I saw my doctor and I don't have sinusitis. It hurts so much since I wake up. I have checked also my eyes.

I have a headache above my eyebrow. I saw my doctor and I don't have sinusitis. It hurts so much since I wake up. I have checked also my eyes.

Headache: Greetings. Headaches above the eyes can be related to sinusitis involving the frontal sinuses. Other options could be migraine induced. Having your eyes checked is a good recommendation. Sinus blockage could be present too without having a bacterial or viral infection. Try Afrin nasal spray as directed for no longer than 5 days. I also recommend ibuprofen/Tylenol as needed. ...Read more

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I have eye pain, and looks like blood vessels have burst in my eyes, right when I wake up in the morning and later on it dosnt hurt. What is this?

I have eye pain, and looks like blood vessels have burst in my eyes, right when I wake up in the morning and later on it dosnt hurt. What is this?

Subconjunctival heme: A subconjunctival hemorrhage, depending on its size, can take up to 3 weeks or more to resolve. As long as it is improving and your vision is not affected, and you are not experiencing significant pain, you can just follow it along. You may use some artificial tears for some slight irritation. You probably had rubbed your eye during sleep, which stretched and broke a blood vessel. ...Read more

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Hi I have frequent headaches that wake me up at night and I also have it during day, and they hurt my eyes, saw eye doctor he sais everything is ok?

Hi I have frequent headaches that wake me up at night and I also have it during day, and they hurt my eyes, saw eye doctor he sais everything is ok?

At this point -: Since eyes are not the cause of the problem - would encourage you to see your primary care provider. If she or he deems necessary - a neurology consult may be done. ...Read more

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I get daily headaches. Head pressure. About 15min after I wake. Lasts all day. Get light headed and eyes hurt. Mri normal. Wat can I do? Been months

I get daily headaches. Head pressure. About 15min after I wake. Lasts all day. Get light headed and eyes hurt. Mri normal. Wat can I do? Been months

Daily headache: Headache is a common disorder and represents a major health problem both in the us and abroad. There are many headache sufferers who have never consulted a physician. These patients self-treat their headaches mostly with otc medications. Frequently, their headaches are not resolved. Rec: see a headache or orofacial specialist for proper consultation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I wake up feeling fine and as the day goes on, my eyes start to hurt and I get sore spots all over my head. I have been to the eye doctor and my eyes are fine. What could it be?

I wake up feeling fine and as the day goes on, my eyes start to hurt and I get sore spots all over my head. I have been to the eye doctor and my eyes are fine. What could it be?

Migraine headache?: Classic migraine generally will have visual changes. Often people some visual symptoms like blurriness, spots, wavy lines in their vision. Symptoms can persist for 4-72 hours. ...Read more

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In the morning I wake up and one eye feels like there is grit in it. It drives me crazy! It hurts and it's just one eye. What is it?

In the morning I wake up and one eye feels like there is grit in it. It drives me crazy! It hurts and it's just one eye. What is it?

Dry Eye, Blepharitis: There are many causes of this, but if the eye feels like something is in it, the symptoms are from the cornea, or clear part of the eye. One eye can come open some at night and become dry, leading to irritation upon awakening. Blepharitis is a low grade bacterial colonization of the lid that can irritate overnight. Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome is also possible. An exam can give a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I have been having eye pain when I wake up in the morning it's only when I look up and down its only hurts for about a hour and it feels like was

Eye pain: Eye discomfort only upon awakening in the morning suggests that dryness may be the cause. Ask your pharmacist to recommend eye ointment for use at bedtime to prevent dryness from developing overnight. If symptoms persist or worsen consult an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The inside corner of my eye is red and hurts. Doesn't look like pink eye but have the discharge when I wake up. Any OTC to help? Can't afford doctor.

The inside corner of my eye is red and hurts. Doesn't look like pink eye but have the discharge when I wake up. Any OTC to help? Can't afford doctor.

Go to doctor: This is important because it could lead to something much more severe. It sounds like a infection in the tear drainage tube from the center of the eye. I realize this is a hardship but so it severe illness. OTC at this point will not help get rid of the problem. Go very soon.
BEst wishes ...Read more

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Will contacts hurt my eyes?

Will contacts hurt my eyes?

No if they're fitted: Properly and you don't have dry eyes. See your eye doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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One of my eyes hurts. Possible causes?

One of my eyes hurts. Possible causes?

Many, many causes: Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more