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Can a neck injury cause eye swelling and severe headache?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Head injury
Eye swelling and severe headache sounds more like a head injury.
You can certainly have a head injury associated with a neck injury. Head injuries can be caused by rotational forces without direct impact to your skull (like in a neck injury). You definitely need to get checked out by your doc! i am unclear what kind of trauma was involved; i would get over to an emergency room for an evaluation.

In brief: Head injury
Eye swelling and severe headache sounds more like a head injury.
You can certainly have a head injury associated with a neck injury. Head injuries can be caused by rotational forces without direct impact to your skull (like in a neck injury). You definitely need to get checked out by your doc! i am unclear what kind of trauma was involved; i would get over to an emergency room for an evaluation.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
In brief: Yes
Eye swelling would be a rare result of neck injury.
You should go to the er right away.

In brief: Yes
Eye swelling would be a rare result of neck injury.
You should go to the er right away.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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