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Hello, sometimes, not often, I get a very painful sharp pain

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Hello, sometimes, not often, I get a very painful sharp pain in my eye, which happens very quickly. What is this caused from? I am 47 years old.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 7 years ago.

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Such occasional pain in one eye , which lasts briefly is usually due to ocular migraine. This may or may not be associated with headache, visual complaints. It responds well to analgesics such as Tab. Acetaminophen 500 mg twice a day till pain subsides. If it is recurrent , its prophylaxis is tab.flunarizine 10 mg once a day for 1 month.

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