Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Cause and treatment for pain in right eye - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2561 Questions
Doctor :   We just logged in
User :   ahh
User :   okay that explains it
Doctor :   we are from 9Am to 9PM
Doctor :   only ISt
Doctor :   indian standard times
User :   ah
User :   well i'm in central US time so that would explain it
User :   can i still ask you my question?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   i have this pain in my right eye
User :   it hurts more when i blink
User :   but the pain is beginning to travel around the outside of my eye and down my face
User :   any ideas?
Doctor :   SInce when do you have this
User :   it started yesterday morning my time when i woke up
User :   so around two days
User :   it's worse today then it was yesterday
Doctor :   Is it staying there at the eye or is it moving
User :   it starts at the side of my eye thats opposite of my nose and is beginning to travel around my eye towards my nose
Doctor :   does it pain when you touch the area
User :   and yes it does hurt to tough it
User :   touch
User :   not tought
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   20
User :   female
User :   exotic dancer
User :   single and no kids
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   smoke
User :   that's about it
User :   and about a pack a day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do yo uhave redness or watering from the eyes
Doctor :   Is it only on one side?
User :   only one side and
User :   not really any watering it looks kinda swollen
User :   but not horrible
Doctor :   Do oiu see redness either in the eye or on the face
User :   hang on let me look
Doctor :   DO you suspect any insect bite?
User :   no
User :   i don't think so
User :   why an insect bite?
Doctor :   Do you have any allergies, asthma, sinusitis
Doctor :   What is the quality of pain that you have?
Doctor :   burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye.?
User :   stabbing
User :   expecially when i blink
Doctor :   Do you wear glasses or contacts?
User :   nope i have 20 20 vision
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   Did you take Tylenol
Doctor :   and did it reduce the pain
Doctor :   or even motrin
User :   i'm already on some pain medication for my leg and it's not helping
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What are the other medicines you are taking
Doctor :   Do you have allergies, asthma, sinusitis ? you dint answer this
User :   naproxen
User :   and no i don't
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   One sided eye pain stabbing started suddenly without any local causes suspects me of a condition called Trigeminal Neuralgia
Doctor :   but since there are no previous episodes of similar pain
Doctor :   i cannot comment better on it too
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   More over the pain is more when you blink suspects me cause in the eye
Doctor :   Is the pain increasing on stouch to the neighbouring skin on eye or the face
User :   it hurts when i touch my eye more
User :   and hurts more but not as much when i touch the neighbouring skin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I am not able to correctly point to the cause but If eel that you need an opthalmologist evaluation
Doctor :   by physical examination
Doctor :   check the pressure in the eye
Doctor :   Hello are you hter
User :   yeah i am here
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   It doesnt seem to be worrisome apart from the sudden swelling
User :   i just don't like that it hurts to blink
Doctor :   is there redness too?
Doctor :   and are you sexually active
User :   a lil but it's on both sides and no
Doctor :   threre is no watering or any discharge is it?
Doctor :   is it conjunctivitiis
User :   no watering
Doctor :   IT cannot be worrisome
User :   so you think i should wait it out or go to the doctor
User :   i mean it's watered a lil but not constant
Doctor :   You can wait for
Doctor :   one day
Doctor :   and wash the eye with cold water
Doctor :   Most probably it could be the conjuctivitis
Doctor :   which is very common
Doctor :   dont rub the eye
Doctor :   keep washing as frequently as possibl;e
User :   well my eye isn't itchy
User :   so i'll argue with you on the conjuctivitis
Doctor :   it may not be itcy in conjunctivitis
User :   i've had pink eye before
Doctor :   Watering
Doctor :   is enough
User :   my eye doesn't look like it did then
Doctor :   everytime it may not present the same way
Doctor :   let me make it clear
Doctor :   or atleast in the initial stages
Doctor :   These are all the probable diagnosis
User :   okay so if it's not better by tommorow go see a physician?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor