Does an eye infection cause headache?

Could. Pain around eyes can lead to a headache because of referred pain. Hard to localize where pain is coming from around the eye, can be from ear, tooth, sinus, head, etc.
Maybe. Eye infections can be painful from the irritation. This can be referred to the skull area as well causing a headache.

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Does an eye infection also cause headaches?

Related. Most eye infections are due to viral illnesses called uri. These are colds. Calls can exacerbate sinusitis and sinusitis is a common cause of headaches. So it follows, that what appears to be in i infection causing a headache is all part of the same called or uri. Read more...

Could an eye infection cause headache?

Related. Most eye infections are due to viral illnesses called uri. These are colds. Calls can exacerbate sinusitis and sinusitis is a common cause of headaches. So it follows, that what appears to be in i infection causing a headache is all part of the same called or uri. Read more...

Faint headache heaviness, small lump behind the left side of my neck, had an eye infection few days back. Could be related? Or is it related to stress

Possibly. I definitely don't think you get lumps in your neck or eye infections from stress. I think we would most usually expect a palpable/"feel able" lymph node from an eye infection to be behind the ear but the neck is not that far away! Perhaps there was some low grade infection near your eye as well. If all improving, OK to watch; if lymph node enlargement persists 3-4 weeks, see Doc. Stay well! Read more...

Could an eye infection cause dementia in the elderly?

Unlikely. Eye infections are typically self contained and the majority will resolve on their own within 2 weeks. They will not cause dementia: however, dementia can predispose to eye infections secondary to poor blinking which fails to clear the tear film. Read more...

Can just having an eye infection cause dementia symptoms in an elderly person?

Rarely. A very serious eye infection called endophthalmitis can cause severe pain and suffering in all patients; especially the elderly and especially if they only have 1 eye to see with. Any loss of the senses can cause decompensation in the elderly or suspectible patients. A regular mild eye infection would not cause dementia. Dementia is not an effect from an eye infection in general. Good luck... Read more...

Will crying with contacts can cause an eye infection?

NO. The tears may make your eyes feel irritated and turn red but crying itself introduces no bacteria, fungi or viruses. But chronic anxiety or depression may suppress your immune system and result in an outbreak of herpes simplex or zoster around the eye. Read more...
No. Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased. Read more...
No. Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased. Read more...