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Pain in left eye when laying down. Pressure reduces when standing up. Why is this happening?

Hello, I m suffering from severe eye pain in my eyes mainly my left eye, I get these in clusters. But recently I m only getting eye pain in my left eye when I lay down soon as I stand up the pain/ pressure reduces. I m having this every night soon as I lay down at night the pain starts in my left eye, I can t see anything online that backs up or answers this problem, could you advise or explain why this happening to me please?
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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Do you have any visual disturbances as well?
There could be an inflammatory process going on behind the eye ball..
Get a detailed eye examination done for vision and retinal evaluation also.
If a MRI or CT scan is required, your doctor will advise for that too.. just to rule out any pathology..
But don't worry.. it could be a non specific pain also..
Do some warm compresses which can help you in the meanwhile..
Take care..
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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