Waking with headaches, left eye dry?

Ask the Clinician Health Pro February 04, 2013
  • Full Question:

    hi my name is angelique and ive been waking up with headaches for a few weeks bow but not only does my head hurt my left eye ball feels very dry its feel as if the back of my eye ball is dry does that mean anything im kinda scared to go to the doctors. angelique.
             

     

    Full Answer:

    Dear angelique;

     

    We understand being scared to go to the doctor, but really, not going to the doctor should be more frightening.

     

    Your symptoms could mean many things - Migraine or another headache disorder, an issue with your eye, or many other things.

     

    Waking with a headache is often an indication that there are problems with your sleep - too much sleep, too little sleep, an irregular sleep schedule, disrupted sleep, or poor quality sleep. Take a look at Migraines, Headaches, and Sleep.

     

    It truly is important for you to see your doctor to find out what these symptoms mean and get proper treatment. Because answering your question safely requires reviewing your medical history and your family's medical history, discussing your symptoms with you, and conducting a full exam, the only person who can help you figure this out is a doctor that you go see in person. We hope you'll do that soon.

     

    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

     

     

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