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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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Sharp pain left temple,slightly swollen,left eye feels

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sharp pain left temple,slightly swollen,left eye feels lazy/tired...
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
It is difficult to say what is going on from what you have posted. It might be anything from a simple sinus infection, migraine headache or something more serious like temporal arteritis.
The only way to figure out what is going on would be to see your doctor. You could do this by heading to the ER tonight or by seeing your primary care MD in the morning.
In any event, if your symptoms do not go away soon, or should things get worse, you should be evaluated by a doctor just to be on the safe side.
I do not think this is a brain tumor -- although everyone seems to think of that one first ;)
Does this make sense to you?
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Dr. Rick MD FACS