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Dr. Rick
Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
Category: Eye
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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I have been having off and in pain either right below my

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I have been having off and in pain either right below my eyebrow or directly behind my eye. The pain with always only last up to about 5 seconds per episode and then it may come back through out the day. The pain is either sharp and stabbing or dull and achy. That you
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: No, I have not
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, nothing
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 months ago.

Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology and retina surgery experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 months ago.

The most likely cause for this sort of pain is a sinus problem.

I suggest you see your primary care MD for a full exam and see what she has to say.

Does this make sense to you?

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Dr. Rick MD FACS