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Other then the headache, did you have any other symptoms?
Do you take any medications or have any medical problems?
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I have had a cold for the past week.
No other symptoms.
Ok. That makes sense. It sounds like you have sinusitis. Since you recently had a cold, it is most likely viral in nature and, as such, antibiotics are not indicated.
Yes I take some medication, been on them for years.
Usually this clears up on its own but, if you have any other symptoms, you could try some over the counter therapy such as Tylenol cold and flu treatment etc.
Ok., since your medications have not changed in a long time I would not think they are at issue here.....
Your eye is surrounded by sinus cavities and that is why the pain is referred there.....
I am taken a antibiotic called Cephalexin
Of course everyone thinks of a brain tumor or aneurysm when these sort of things happen, but since you didn't have any other symptoms -- and since these conditions are very rare -- I don't think you have to worry about them.
Ok. If there you have a secondary bacterial infection the cephalexin should take care of it.
Cool thanks for the help. If it keeps up I'll give my doctor a call.