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I have SHARP pain in my left eyeball that comes and goes.

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I have SHARP pain in my left eyeball that comes and goes. No injury, no redness, etc. It feels deep inside my eye. Should I worry?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

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There are a number of things that can cause intermittant, sharp pains in and around the eye. The most common is some type of sinus issue. As the possible diagnosis' are so large I would suggest you see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye examination.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX that already but now I'm more motivated to see my doc. Can eyeball pain ever be the FIRST symptome of MS?
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
Yes, it can, however ocular issues associated with MS do not usually involve pain.
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