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I get a lot of pain in my right eye when I cry it get upset.

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I get a lot of pain in my right eye when I cry it get upset. It is followed by a headache in the same side.
JA: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?
Customer: No, no injury.
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Opthamologist can help you best.
Customer: My vision is okay. I feel like there is some sort of pressure in my right eye. I'm short sighted.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Opthamologist should know?
Customer: I had it checked last year and my eyes were fine it's always my right eye. I only get pain in that right eye when I cry. Nothing else. No blurred vision no nothing.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


You need to go to the eye doctor and get checked for glaucoma.

This is a condition where pressure builds up in the eye.

This could also be other problems, but start with the eye doctor.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello Doctor,Thank you for your reply.What other causes may be for this eye pain?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


This should also be ruled out.