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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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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...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?

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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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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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 physicians, psychologists & psychiatrists who focus on the 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