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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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 icliniq.com. 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 »

What is causing my pain and abscess on the right side under the eyebrow shaft?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17-years-old suffering from an abscess on the right side under the eyebrow shaft. I am feeling obsessed with its pain, as it is hurting me in that area continuously. Please suggest the treatment of such an abscess to get relief from it at its early stage. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. First, you need to start a good antibiotic and a good painkiller to suppress all the infection and disease activity in that abscess so that it does not worsen or grow in size. I will suggest you ...  Read Full »

I have severe eye pain with fever, throat pain and dry mouth. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from fever since last three days. I got Lanol ER 650 mg tablet three times for fever, and Rantac medicine two times as an antibiotic. I am not getting any better with this. My throat has some pain and my mouth is going dry even if I drink water, and yesterday my eyes st...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are using a Paracetamol tablet to decrease fever and inflammation. You are also using Rantac that is antacid and not an antibiotic. Your symptoms are suggestive of viral pharyngitis most likely. I suggest you take Levocetirizine 5 mg OD for five days to relieve cong...  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 Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 to...  Read Full »

I feel pain, pressure, and itching in my right eye. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 34 year old male. I often have a right sided headache, and a pressure sensation. I feel like there is some movement on the right side of my head. I went to my physician and he ordered a CAT scan and blood tests. All the reports were normal, but the CAT scan said that I have a s...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Firstly, you do not have glaucoma. This is called diurnal variation. Glaucoma is a blinding condition if left untreated. But, not all patients go blind, It is well controlled by medical treatment. A headache could be beca...  Read Full »

When should be I be concerned about my gestational hypertension?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 weeks pregnant, and I am diagnosed with gestational hypertension at 27 weeks. I have been prescribed Labetalol 100 mg twice daily. After using Labetalol over the past week, I am having persistent headaches and eye pain today. Should I be concerned? Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern, and I will surely help you. The medicines you are taking are highly recommended during pregnancy for high blood pressure, pain, and fever. Despite that your blood pressure is high, you are having headaches and eye pain. Since...  Read Full »

My right eye pains a lot and shows blind spots on doing any activity. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My right eye pains and I see blind spots while doing any activity. And I feel my brain and my eyes are not coordinating. I have vitamin B12 deficiency, for which I take injections.  Read Full »


Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly get your refractive error checked, as it can cause both your symptoms. A retinal assessment will also be helpful. Can you please elaborate on the brain-eye coordination? Revert with more information to an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icli...  Read Full »

Do pulling in the eyes, eyeball ache, and crossed vision indicate optic nerve tumor?

Query: Hi doctor,I have felt like my eyes are crossed lately. However, I had my dad hold up to five fingers, and I can distinguish how many fingers are up. I also noticed if I look up diagonally or left to right, my eyes feel like they are stretching, and I get a little ache on top of my eyes, balls, and b...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are not suggestive of any brain tumor or any other neurological disorders. I think that you cannot just concentrate and this is why you feel like this. This concentration problem could be related to an eye problem or increased psychological stress. Comin...  Read Full »

Will refractive error of the eye cause intense pain in the eye and head?

Query: Hi doctor, One of my close friends has been suffering from intense eye pain and headache for the past three to four days. She is taking Paracetamol 500 mg for headaches and using Lubricant eye drops for eye pain. But still, there is no relaxation from the pain. It might be that the spectacle power ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Intense pain is never due to refractive error. Can you please send me a close-up picture of her eyes without the flash? So that I can guide you accordingly.  Read Full »

Why does my eye keep on watering?

Query: Hi doctor, I waked up in the morning with eye pain in my right eye. I think that I have hair stuck in it. I am unable to open it. It hurts a lot when I move my eyes around or while trying to open it.   Read Full »


Dr. Asha Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have two probable causes. You can have a foreign body on the top of the cornea or conjunctiva or under the eyelid. You can examine your eyes by seeing a mirror. If you see anything like a foreign body, then wash your eyes using water. Unknowingly, you ca...  Read Full »

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