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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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. Pooja Bandivadekar

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 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 »

Why does it pain when I touch my left eye socket and eyebrow bone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about my right eye. While touching my eye socket and eyebrow bone, I have an uncomfortable feeling. I have tried applying warm compresses and anti-bacterial eye drops. But nothing helps me. It has been three days now. I do not have any redness or discharge or swelling. B...  Read Full »


Dr. Asha Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frontal sinuses are located just above the orbit of the eyeball. Tenderness on pressing eyebrows indicates sinusitis. Please mention whether you had a cold or a blocked or stuffy nose recently. This is the most common reason for having sinusitis. Have a steam inhalation...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my eyes and a bad taste in my mouth?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain in my eyes. The taste of my mouth irritates me a lot and I am not having an urge to eat anything. I think that my body is hot but I am not having a fever.  Read Full »


Dr. Md Rajja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most common reason for having a bad taste in your mouth is due to poor oral hygiene. Improper brushing and flossing can cause gingivitis. It can cause a bad taste in your mouth. Dental problems such as infections, abscesses, and eruption of wisdom teeth can also cau...  Read Full »

Why is my right eye red and painful to touch?

Query: Hi doctor, I have redness in my left eye. After applying pressure on my eyes, I have pain.   Read Full »


Dr. K K Agrawal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A painful red eye can occur due to various causes. I suggest you send detailed information regarding your condition with pictures. Have a follow-up with more details.   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 icliniq.com. 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 fo...  Read Full »

Do migraines have something to do with my eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old female. I have a little high pressure in my eyes (I saw a specialist about this), but I get this pain in my eyes or behind my eyes. My specialist says the pain has nothing to do with the pressure in my eyes. I get pain in one eye and sometimes both eyes. I usually take ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This can be due to increased pressure in your eyes, as mentioned, and you feel such pain. I am not sure about migraines, but they can be associated with your vision, so I suggest you visit an ophthalmologist and test for your eyes. They will u...  Read Full »

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