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Does pink eye cause pain in the back of the eye?

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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not usually

Pink eye pain is usually more surface irritation.
There could be a sinus pain associated with pink eye or it could be something more serious that needs evaluating.

In brief: Not usually

Pink eye pain is usually more surface irritation.
There could be a sinus pain associated with pink eye or it could be something more serious that needs evaluating.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: It can

When any body part becomes inflamed and irritated, referred pain can be felt in surrounding tissues.
The eye has a lot of pain receptors and irritation from severe conjunctivitis can radiate to an appparent location behind the eye.

In brief: It can

When any body part becomes inflamed and irritated, referred pain can be felt in surrounding tissues.
The eye has a lot of pain receptors and irritation from severe conjunctivitis can radiate to an appparent location behind the eye.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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