Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

182 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Yellowish eye with red lines and headache, what these symptom suggest ?

yellowish eye + red lines + headache on concerned eye's side Hi ! My girlfriend, who has been experiencing mild headaches for the past two-three days, just checked one of her eyes and found it yellowish with red lines. The headache s side is on the same side of the eye. What do you think it could be? Thanks a lot for your help, Charaf
Wed, 6 Jul 2011
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  
  Anonymous's Response
's  Response
Hi,

Was the examination done by an Ophthalmologist. Your Girlfriend might be suffering from acute episodes of Glaucoma or conjunctivitis. I would advice you to get it examined by an Ophthalmologist if you haven't. Is there any history of injury to the eye?

regards.
  User's Response
charafsekkat's  Response
Thanks for your fast answer!

No history of injury to the eyes and she was not examined by an ophtalmologist. She's going to see a doctor this afternoon, a general practitioner, here in Singapore. It's in a medical center so hopefully there'll be an ophtalmologist around.

The headache did not lessen but the yellowishness in the eye did since this morning.

Thank you for your help.

Best,

Charaf
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
There is mild congestion of her conjunctiva of her eyes which is causing the redness. Does she get tear secretion from the same eye as well. If there is itching and discharge it could be due to conjunctivitis or glaucoma especially if decreased vision in that eye which can be dangerous and needs Ophthalmologist consult If she is having only on the side of the headache it may be part of SUNA headache. You need to get her examined by a Neurologist who will be able to evaluate why she is getting these headaches and also give proper treatment after taking possible scan as well.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

my daughter is only 24 years old, however she has experienced flashing spots and zig zag lines in the vision of her left eye. This is new to her but I have had these same symptoms for years off and on and I was told they were called Eye Migraines . I am concerned because the other day after the spots occurred she experienced cloudy vision in her left eye and lost feeling in her left fingers. This was temporary and it did not last long. I was wondering if these were still symptoms of an Eye Migraine or if there is possibly something else going on. My daughter does get severe headaches at least twice a week and has for years. I believe this runs in my husbands side of the family with the severe headaches.

doctor1 MD

I have diabetic Retropathy (sp?) Today I had a 1/2 circle -backwards C, in my right eye. I had a very minor headache. Headaches are very unusual for me. The circle was vibrating and neon. It slowly expanded until it went out of my vision. I have a dr. apt with my GP on the 30th. I read that this is an eye migrane. Do I need to worry or will my apt be soon enough to speak to my Dr.

doctor1 MD

I get headaches at the brow of my nose between my eyes. They say they are tension headaches. They normally go away. But its still tender when I press on that area. Mostly on the right side going towards the corner of the eye. Is this normal? or should I go see a doctor?

Recent questions on  Migraine

doctor1 MD

A 54-year-old Type-A male business executive had been experiencing migrainelike headaches. One afternoon he also experienced light-headedness, slurred speech and mildly impaired motor function on his right side. One of his colleagues rushed him to the emergency room of a nearby hospital where blood pressure, blood gases, electrolytes, and an ECG were run. His blood pressure was 195/100 mm Hg, which he said was typical of what he had experienced during the past two years. Blood gases and electrolytes were normal. The ECG showed no arrhythmias but did demonstrate a left axis deviation. The gentleman was admitted to the hospital and a cerebral angiogram was performed which showed left cerebral hemorrhaging. 1. What is the diagnosis of this individual s disorder?2. What are the major contributing factors to this disorder?3. What could have been done to prevent this problem?4. What are the early warning symptoms prior to the complication?5. Why did the ECG show a left axis deviation?6. Why was there impaired motor function on the right side from cerebral hemorrhaging on the left side?

doctor1 MD

I had an MRI which showed stable microvascular ischemia white matter changes without demylinization. I am a 34 year old, 284 lb woman with a hx of migraines with aura. The MRI was done because the aura prior to a migraine changed from the electrical current type to seeing tracers. For the past few months I have had chronic headaches, not just the hormonal migraines I typically see. I take Fioricet for my headaches because nothing else has seemed to work. I do not have high blood pressure or cholesterol issues despite being morbidly obese. I do not have pre-diabetes or other blood sugar issues. My mother has a hx of TIA s, diagnosed when she was 40. I am still waiting for a neuro appt because the neurologist wants to review all of my medical files before setting the appointment. 1. How does the radiologist know the changes are stable when I have never had these show up on an MRI before? 2. Could this be migraine related as opposed to TIA s? 3. What can I do to prevent the changes from becoming chronic?

doctor1 MD

I have had constipation from since I was a kid and now I am 30 years old I never paid that much attention to it but, Now it is impossible to go to the men's room I have to get an enama just to be able to feel lighter but its not a perminent solution, I have to drink litres of milk just to go to the men's room and some times it has bleeded from my anus, I have burps 24/7, I get migraines,headaches,my teeth are getting infected all tho I brush everyday, and I always have a craving for sugar and I was researching on the internet and the recent doctor told me that it seems like I have chronic fungal candida infections and now I am very worried about everything, What if this is dangerious or could this have been transfered to my child, Local doctors here can't seem to dignose me, I am always told i only have normal constipation, and the pills work but only till I am using the pills, if i don't take a pill a day I can't seem to go to the bathroom and my father had the same problems but he has passed away from cancer and i am extreamly worried please help me I need a professional advice, Thank You.

doctor1 MD

I take many medicines and 2 vitamins I also take large amount of e-lax. I have several health issues svt, chronic migraines, fybromyalga, arthritis, chronic pain, hormone replacement, bi-polar, pstd, several stomach ulcers, acid re-flux really bad, I m 42 white female 5 4 170 pounds have been in heart failure a few times. My question is this I bruise very easy and badly, my hair is falling out in hand fulls, I m retaining water, my bp has been 140 - 170 over 90 - 120 hrt 85 - 120 blood sugar in 90 s my heart lately has been doing like flip flops or skips a beat and beats really hard and I feel it in my neck like its gonna beat out of my neck and my lips. I m really starting to worry what is your thoughts on why or what or action to take please ty

doctor1 MD

Doctor, I have experienced some strangeness for two days now. I have had 2 TIA's in the past with slurred speech and numbness on the left side of my body. I awoke this AM with a numb arm on my right side. I have a headache now. I have symptoms of...

doctor1 MD

Recent visit 12-21 for headaches that I have for weeks they come and go for months at a time .they start in front and go around my head ,some nausea and ear pain or hot sensation around ears and floaters that make it hard to read or write .and...

doctor1 MD

We are wondering if my husband may have had a small stroke. Taken to the er with confusion loss of balance extremely high BP and migraine type headache. His BP meds have been adjusted but now his behavior has shifted. Very aggressive argumentative...