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The back of my eye hurts. What can I do to ease the pain?

The back of my eye hurts. What can I do to ease the pain?

Please provide more: When does it hurt/for how long/what activities make it better or worse? Thanks. ...Read more

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Hi I smoke, and when I inhale my left eye hurts at the back of my eye. Any ideas? Thanks

Hi I smoke, and when I inhale my left eye hurts at the back of my eye. Any ideas? Thanks

Quit smoking.: If there is a cause and effect, eliminate the cause. If this only occurs with smoking, then you need to consider quitting smoking. This is a strange anomaly. If it persisted, see your PCP. ...Read more

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3 days only got 10 hours of sleep sharp pains in my temple, back of my eye over my right side forehead only that hurt movin makes it worse any ideas?

See Doctor: What your describing could be a condition referred to as temporal arteritis. This needs immediate evaluation, including blood work. If it turns out to be this, then treatment is also indicated. Failure to treat can lead to blindness in some cases. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have headaches and hurts the back of your head sometimes and makes you want to close your eyes?

What does it mean when you have headaches and hurts the back of your head sometimes and makes you want to close your eyes?

Neck spasms: In a young person, you need to consider if you also have neck spasms. These muscles attach to the back of the head and can lead to head pain along the back of the head when they tighten up. This is a type of tension type headache. Relaxation techniques, muscle massage, heat can help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a headache that hurts the back of your neck on one side and makes you want to close your eyes?

What does it mean when you have a headache that hurts the back of your neck on one side and makes you want to close your eyes?

Headache: This can be a referred pain from your sinuses, I see you have allergies and these can cause sinus prtoblems. You need to manage your allergies better and start using a nasal spray. See an allergist for that. Your headaches can also be migraines that are also triggered by allergies. ...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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The back of my eyes hurt when I move them. What is going on?

The back of my eyes hurt when I move them. What is going on?

See an eye doctor: The most common cause of pain on eye movement is atypical headache, which is often relieved with Ibuprofen or aspirin. Less common, but more concerning, is a condition called retrobulbar optic neuritis, which typically affects women in their 40s, and is often associated with vision changes as well. I strongly recommend you see an eye doctor as soon as possible to rule this out. ...Read more

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Please suggest what type of headache is it called when the back of your eyes hurt?

Eye pain: May be related to eye strain, uncorrected glasses need, inflammation in your eyes, or possibly sinus issues. If your symptoms persist despite typical over the counter therapy (eg pain meds, etc), then see your ophthalmologist for a complete exam to rule out any problems. ...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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What do I do when my temples the back of my neck and my eyes hurt?

What do I do when my temples the back of my neck and my eyes hurt?

Neuralgia?: There are multiple headache ; facial pain syndromes that could be a cause. Your generalized issues need an evaluation to try to pinpoint most likely reasons. Direct rx accordingly. ...Read more

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Dry cough, and the back of my eyes hurt. Anybody have any ideas for relief?

Dry cough, and the back of my eyes hurt. Anybody have any ideas for relief?

Cough with eye pain: Many possibilities. Sinus problems cause back of eyes pain and post nasal drip with a cough. Can be several other things.
You need to call your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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I have eye pain and back of my head hurts quart could be the cause?

I have eye pain and back of my head hurts quart could be the cause?

Eye pain: You need to be examined by a doctor. One thing to be ruled out is glaucoma. ...Read more

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I have no appetite and the back of my right eye hurts. What could be the diagnosis?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a really bad pain behind my eyes and a sharp pain when I move them. What is it? The back of my head hurts too.

Eye pain ; headache: Could be a migraine or possibly sinus related. Should see your primary care physician and/or eye doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I banged the back of my head. Had a full head of a headache for the past 3 hours. My eyes want to close and hurt when I move them&dizzy what to do?

I banged the back of my head. Had a full head of a headache for the past 3 hours. My eyes want to close and hurt when I move them&dizzy what to do?

Head injury: A head injury with symptoms such as dizziness and drowsiness is a concussion. However, a CT scan should be done to rule out a skull fracture or bleeding beneath the skull. ...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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I have a headache behind my eyes and the back of my head and neck also hurt. It's been like this for a few days. I just want to shut my eyes and sleep?

I have a headache behind my eyes and the back of my head and neck also hurt. It's been like this for a few days. I just want to shut my eyes and sleep?

Migraine: Sounds like you have migraine which is defined as intermittent disabling headaches. Migraine can cause pain in the head, neck and sinus area. They are associated with light and sound sensitivity, nausea and vomiting. It may be hard to function during a migraine event which may last 3 days. If you can get to sleep now, this would likely shut off the pain. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Right temple and the back of my right eye hurts. Can I take headache medication for this?

Yes: You should be fine with medications. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID (motrin). Sounds like sinus headache. If the head ache does not resolve or gets worse go to a doctor or emergency. If you have a bleed of the brain and you take nsaid's the bleed could worsen. This would be very rare. ...Read more

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Sprained neck few years ago...ever since hasn't been right. Can neck pain cause headache eyes to hurt and nausea. Pain goes up back of skull.

Sprained neck few years ago...ever since hasn't been right. Can neck pain cause headache eyes to hurt and nausea. Pain goes up back of skull.

Neck sprain workup: Neck pain can cause headaches, but eye pain and nausea sound more like a migraine headache. Symptoms from a sprain usually go away after a few months. If your injury was from a fall or a motor vehicle collision, you should probably ask your doctor to order flexion-extension studies of your neck and possibly an neck MRI to determine if there was undetected injury causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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The back of left eye hurts and it looks bigger than my right eye, I also feel a bit dizzy and feel sensitive to computer and phone brightness. Why?

The back of left eye hurts and it looks bigger than my right eye, I also feel a bit dizzy and feel sensitive to computer and phone brightness. Why?

Need exam: It sounds like you are describing 'proptosis' in the left eye, which is making it seem like the left eye is larger because the eyelids are more widely pushed apart. This, with the combination of pain, is a reason to get an eye exam. There are many causes for this that can be narrowed down with the help of an ophthalmologist. Good luck. ...Read more