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Why Does The Back Of My Eye Hurt
Please provide more: When does it hurt/for how long/what activities make it better or worse? Thanks. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Back of my eyes hurt randomly, does this mean my retina is becoming detached? I've had a history of retinal holes/tears and had them lasered. Worried : (
It hurts when I touch my right eyeball at the top edge. It hurts a lot at the back of the eyeball when I bend over. The eye feels gritty when I blink.
Likely meibomian: Likely meibomian glands are clogged. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com for more info. If lid hygiene does not help, see eyeMD ...Read more
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
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.
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?
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
I hit the back of my head on the corner of a cabinet hard and my eyes got blurry for a second. It hurts whenever I laugh too. Should I go to the docs?
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
The back of my head hurts when I cough and when I think, also the back of my eyes hurts when im having a hard time to sleep. What is 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
One side of my head hurts. My sinuses also hurt. Pain around my eye, in the back of my head. I can see half of words. What's going on? Feel awful.
Back of my right eye hurts when rubbed&when lids are squeezed. But looks normal form outside no swelling and red. How to cure this (only one eye hurts)?
I've been having a headache for about 5 days now, I feel it from my ears, eyes and all the way to the back of my head, my full head hurts.
Have I.I.H., hit my head, eyes hurt worse & burn. Back of head/upper spine feel like a weight's on them. Top of head burns lying down. What do I do?
Go to ER: Go to the emergency room. An online forum is not the correct place to assess your condition. ...Read more
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
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
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