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I have had a pain above my right eye and behind eyeball for

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I have had a pain above my right eye and behind eyeball for one week, I have also had black dots in left and right eye for about a month can you advise what I should do
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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you need to see a doctor right away about this.

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you could have a bacterial or viral sinus infection causing the pain behind the eye.

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or this could be coming from a type of orbital migraine headache

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you need to see a doctor to be properly evaluated and treated.

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you might need a course of antibiotics or treatment with migraine headache medications.

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hello?

Customer:

Hi, thank you for your quick response. I assume this means I should see a doctor tomorrow morning so I will visit my GP tomorrow

Dr. David :

yes seeing your GP is a good idea.

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do you have any other questions for me?

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do you have any sinus congestion?

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any runny nose or post nasal drip?

Customer:

Sometimes when I'm out. i just assumed it was because of the cold weather

Dr. David :

I see.

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it could be due to cold weather.

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or it could be due to chronic sinusitis infection of your sinuses.

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which can cause pain behind the eyes.

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and headaches and dizziness in some patients.

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good luck to you

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Customer:

No dizziness yet... Can it cause the black dots in vision too or is that unrelated?

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Customer:

And thank you for the help

Dr. David :

your black dots need to be checked by an eye doctor

Customer:

Ok thank you

Dr. David :

you need a visual field test and also for the eye doctor to look at the back of your retina.

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