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Hi. I have been having pain and pressure behind my left eye.

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Hi. I have been having pain and pressure behind my left eye. The left side of my face is a little numb. I have been extremely nauseated. I have pain and stiffness in my shoulders and neck.this has all been happening for 5 or 6 days. Is this something I should be going to the doctor for or is it just a migraine?
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Do you have any medical problems or take any medication?

Is your vision affected at all?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I am not on any medications. I have had both headaches and migraines on and off for the last 10-12 years. It stared with just bad headaches but the last 2 years have been more migraines. I will sometimes have a migrain for 2-4 week straight and then they will go away for months.
My vision may be affected a little but not much.

Thank you for that extra information.

From what you have posted, since this has been going on for so long, I think it would be best if you see your primary care MD for an evaluation.

While your symptoms may be from a simple sinus issue, with the persistent nausea and neck pain it might be something that needs medical attention.

Does this make sense to you?

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Category: Eye
Satisfied Customers: 10600
Experience: Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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