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Bluish black vein under the eye brow, pains on touching, causes sharp pain in eyebrow region and upper eye. What could be the cause?

Hello, I have this blue black looking vein right under my right eyebrow and it hurts whenever I touch it. It sends sharp pains in my eyebrow region and a bit of my upper eye. I have had this for about 3 weeks every since I flew on an airplane. I m not sure what it is can you help me please? I m scared it might be glaucoma .
Asked On : Sun, 15 Jul 2012
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please get yr eye pressure the eye doctor..he will correlate with the changes in yr optic nerve and field test..glaucoma is a condition which is characterised by increase in IOP, optic disc changes and abnormal fields..if and whn 3 are correlated ..thn we diagnose glaucoma..ok.
please also get yr blood pressure and cardiac checkup done..
blood investigations like lipid profile, ESR, blood sugar must be done..
anyother problem like joint pains..?? pain while combing yr hair ets??
any vein behind yr ears..swollen/ temporal area vein??
please let me know??
Answered: Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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