Eye pain occurs when there is the discomfort felt on the surface or deep inside the eyes. It appears as slight irritation to pain inside the eyes. Eye pain is one of the symptoms of blepharitis, conjunctivitis, corneal abrasions, corneal infections, glaucoma, iritis, and optic neuritis. Eye pain can also occur with other symptoms such as headache, sensitivity to light, nausea, foreign body sensation in the eyes, and tearing. Its treatment usually depends on the cause.
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I have had something stuck in my eye on one side causing discomfort on blinking for over a week now. What could it be?
Query: Hi doctor,I feel like I have had something stuck in my eye on one side for over a week now. I feel it when I blink or my eyes shut. I see a speck in the white part of my eyeball and that is where I feel the discomfort. I woke up with this one morning and I often use exfoliating face wash. I went to ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry there is nothing dangerous. I do not know whether the first doctor you consulted is an ophthalmologist because he just asked you and determined it was a corneal ulcer. I do not think that you have a corneal ulcer because it is not a symptom of an ulcer.... Read Full »
My eye has been droopy for the past five days with poking pain and headaches. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, My eye has been droopy for five days and feels a poking-like pain. I get headaches. The night before this drooping occurred, I felt something go inside my eyes while lying in bed. I feel something in my eye, but nothing is there. Kindly help. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If by droopy you mean the upper eyelid has dropped down, then in medical terms, it is called "ptosis." If there indeed is one-sided ptosis along with headache and poking pain, and if you are also seeing double, there is a mild chance you might have to undergo a "cont... Read Full »
What causes headaches, left eye strain, green stools, and trouble sleeping?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a weight of 70 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I have weird symptoms nowadays. I have occasional headaches for the past two weeks. I also have pain in my left eyes. I usually do dancing and exercise every day. But today, I just went for a jo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned your routine activities and work hours. It seems that you have migraine headaches. The most common causes are stress and lack of sleep. Both these factors are present in your case. First of all, try to monitor your sleep pattern and any added stress w... Read Full »
The sharp pain in my eyes during eye movement disappeared when I went into a dark room and closed my eyes. So what could be the reason for the pain?
Query: Hello doctor, Around five minutes ago, I noticed my eye was having a little pain when moving and had sharp pains after this. I figured it might be eye strain, so I went into a dark area and closed my eyes. Now the pain is gone. Can you please tell me the reason? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. We cannot define exactly what happened. It was probably a spasm of a muscle inside the eye called the ciliary muscle. So now you can forget about it unless it comes back again, in which case, you will have to see an op... Read Full »
My eye is swollen, red, and painful. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, My eye has swelling and is red. The pain is there, but I have not taken any medications. Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How is your vision? Are you able to see clearly? Are you facing the same issue in both eyes? Did you get hit in the eye or feel like something has fallen in? I would suggest you consult an ophthalmologist regarding this as soon as possible. The most common causes of ... Read Full »
After undergoing cataract surgery, I developed stabbing eye pain and a foreign body sensation in my eye. Is it due to nerve damage?
Query: Hi doctor, I underwent cataract surgery for angle closure glaucoma ten weeks ago, and I am experiencing stabbing pain and a sensation of the presence of a foreign body. I tried using artificial tears, but they do not work. Is this due to dry eye or nerve damage? If it is nerve pain, will it resolve?... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. However, I have a few questions, 1. Are you currently experiencing any drop in your vision? 2. Has your doctor given you any eyedrops to lower your eye pressure? A dry eye usually causes more of a burning sensat... Read Full »
I have suffered from a painful style on my left eye for the last two days. How do I treat it?
Query: Hi doctor,I have been suffering from stye on my left eye for the last two days. And it is very painful. What to do?Please give your suggestions. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you to follow the instructions mentioned below, 1. Take a tablet of Amoxiclav (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid) 625 mg three times a day for the next three days after meals (please ensure that you do no... Read Full »
Having Myopia, Should I wear UV sunglasses only on prescription?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having myopia and I wear power glasses. My doubt is that can I wear UV sunglasses or should I go for prescribed sunglasses? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can use UV glasses in your prescribed glasses. Actually myopia (near sightedness and using minus glasses) is a separate issue. While UV glasses (ultraviolet) are just a filter incorporated in your glasses that absorb UV light from the sun. No matter you are using p... Read Full »
What should be done for cloudy vision after cataract surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, In case of cloudiness and pains at night after cataract surgery, what should be done? Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After a cataract surgery, the patient is put on a steroid and antibiotic drops to reduce the reaction in the eye, the swelling of the cornea if any and to prevent infection. You have mentioned that you experience cloudiness and pain at night after cataract surgery. ... Read Full »
What medicines can be taken for acute conjunctivitis?
Query: Hello doctor,Last week my eyes got red. So, I consulted an eye doctor. The doctor diagnosed it as acute conjunctivitis and prescribed me Vigamox eye drops and Refresh Tears for two weeks. My left eye was cured in three to four days and my right eye was cured only half. I am not able to understand wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The red that you are seeing is an infection. It has just some clotted blood which will go away in 15 days. Do you still have discharge from the right eye? I suggest you change your medication to Moxifloxacin plus Ketorolac Eye Drops twice daily for 10 days and Aquat... Read Full »