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Headaches Causing Severe Shooting Pain Behind the Right Eye

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Hi I am 21 yrs old and for the last couple of days I have been experiencing some really bad headaches on the right side of my head. I have really sharp pains and the worst thing is that my right eye hurts a lot!! I also get a really sharp pain on my eye. My eyes feel very tired almost like if they were very heavey. I’m very worried.

The pain gets worse wheneverI move my head fast, mostly forwards or backwards, or walk or when I lean down. I get this severe shooting pain starting on the top right, inside of my head down behind my right eye into the sinuses behind my right nostril.


Please can anyjbody help me. This is not the fistr time it happens. About a year and a half ago I got an mri and cat scan but I had nothing. The doctor told me it was the pituitary gland because I was still developing but this time the pain has gotten a worser? Is it still the same and when will I stop developing? (this might sound like a dumb question)


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replied March 27th, 2006
Headache, Migraines, Sinus Conditions Answer A572
You can visit your ophthalmologist to check your eyes, especially the right one. For now, you can ask your family physician about taking analgesics to help modify the pain.
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