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What is causing frequent headaches behind my left eye and around my nose area?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Headache
Headaches that include one eye and the nose can sometimes be caused by sinus infections.
This could also be a migraine or a cluster headache. However, one-sided headaches can sometimes be signs of more ominous things and should always be checked out by your doctor.

In brief: Headache
Headaches that include one eye and the nose can sometimes be caused by sinus infections.
This could also be a migraine or a cluster headache. However, one-sided headaches can sometimes be signs of more ominous things and should always be checked out by your doctor.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Multiple things
Altgough that could easily be sinusitis it can also be a neurologic headache.
Cluster headaches are often one sided, in the eye area, last 1-2 hours, are associated with one sided nasal cogestion and tearing (although it's a bit more common in men) an evaluation by ENT (including a ct scan to confirm) will usually get you on the right track.

In brief: Multiple things
Altgough that could easily be sinusitis it can also be a neurologic headache.
Cluster headaches are often one sided, in the eye area, last 1-2 hours, are associated with one sided nasal cogestion and tearing (although it's a bit more common in men) an evaluation by ENT (including a ct scan to confirm) will usually get you on the right track.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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