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Eye Pain

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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How to treat painful, red, and sensitive eyes with irritation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. My right eye is red and very sensitive to light. It is painful while I move the eyeballs. Center of the eye is paining with irritation.  Read Full »

Dr. Rodney John Smith

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A couple of things come to mind when an eye presents like you described red, painful, photophobic. The first one is an eye inflammation, officially called an anterior uveitis.  Read Full »

What is the lump like structure in the eye associated with pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attaching a picture of my wife's left eye. I believe there is a stye or something else inside the left side of the eye. It has been around eight to ten days now. Earlier there was a pain in the eyes for the first two to three days. Later on, the pain was not there but I saw a lump or...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your wife's problems and seen the photo attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This condition is called a chalazion, it is a sequel of style and it happens when long-standing infection is set up in the eyelid glands. They are u...  Read Full »

What can cause constant headache from 20 days?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20 year old female. I have a severe pulsating headache from the past 20 days, dizziness and nausea when exposed to sunlight or bright light, sensitive to harsh sounds, eye pain, and mild ear pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Is it half-sided? If yes, it is likely a migraine headache. How frequent is this? If this is too frequent then I suggest starting some medicine on a day to day basis for prevention. Have you tried Paracetamol 650 mg for pain relief? If this is giving relief then yo...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for pain under my eyes that is always there?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain under my eyes. I have consulted an ophthalmologist who said there is no problem in my eyes. However, the pain is constant. I have had a sinus problem and catch a cold very quickly. What can be the reason for my under-eye pain? Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The pain can be due to sinusitis, as the maxillary sinuses are located just beneath the eye. An inflammation of the maxillary sinuses is called maxillary sinusitis. I suggest you get a CT (computed tomography) scan of the PNS (paranasal sin...  Read Full »

Can a nerve problem cause episodes of headaches, nausea, and eye pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old male. I have headaches for a couple of days. It comes and goes on and off. I had nausea for a short period of time yesterday. I managed it by taking some food. Sometimes I have on and off eye pain. My left eye has twitching and tingling. I have a slight imbalance while g...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from episodes of headache with nausea that is not present every day. You also have left eye pain with twisting and tingling. You have an imbalance in the body while getting up with tingling in the throat and genitals. You have coldness over your forehe...  Read Full »

Why do I still have pain even after the red spot in eye due to injury fades out?

Query: Hello doctor, A week ago, I slightly injured the white area of the left eye. A small red spot developed on the eye with some pain. Now that red spot gets pale but the pain is still there. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Mostly it is sub conjunctival bleed that is not harmful. It will take a week more to settle down. Start Nepafenac eye drop twice daily for three days then taper it to one time a day for the next three days then stop.  Read Full »

What is the treatment for the pain in my eye after I got hit by a toy bullet?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe pain in and around the eye after I got hit by a toy gun bullet unexpectedly. There is a slight redness in the cornea and a pricking sensation below the eye ball.  Read Full »

Dr. Priyanka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As it is a blunt trauma, you have to be treated immediately. Pain is a significant symptom which needs to be evaluated soon because it could be due to superficial tears or abrasions. You will need a slit lamp examination. Later, you will also need a retina screening ...  Read Full »

My eyesight is getting worse due to pain in the corner of my left eye. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. I have pain in the corner of my left eye for the past one year. I went to the doctor, and he gave me Sterdex. I used it and felt better. My pain went away. After a few months, I started to have pain, but it was not so severe as the first time. I wear glasses and lenses...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Mahabir

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Minimize the use of steroids as much as possible to avoid side effects such as an increase in eye pressure leading to glaucoma. Both Sterdex (Dexamethasone) and Chibro are steroids. They may relieve your symptoms in the short run but may harm your eyes if used for long ...  Read Full »

I have pain in my back and right eye. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28-year-old male, weighing 185.19 pounds, with a height of five feet 10 inches. I have been experiencing pain in my back and around my right eye for the past three days. The discomfort extends to my upper and lower jaw, and at times, I also sense nasal congestion on the right sid...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. You could be experiencing sinusitis, which is an inflammatory sinusitis caused by a virus or bacteria. Sinusitis causes symptoms, such as pain around the eyes, forehead, cheeks, pressure, stuffy nose, fever, fatigue and chills While P...  Read Full »

Why is there pain in eye with mild pressure?

Query: Hello doctor, I have eye pain in left side eye, minor or weird feel in the left side or have mild pressure on side of the eye. It is nearly there for the past four days. It is very awkward. Please help. Is it a sign of concern or anything else?  Read Full »

Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are different causes of mild pain in the eye. It may be due to some foreign body or decrease to increased intraocular pressure in the eye. Some times people with sinusitis feel heaviness in the back of the eye. As your vision is same there is no emergency but if t...  Read Full »

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