I've been having Sharp Pain in my head and Eye Twitching a lot of times and the eye twitching is in my left eye and I'm having vision problems and dizziness. Could it been a brain tumor? Do I need to be checked out by my doctor? Thank you so much! -Danielle.
Yes, you need to be checked out by your doctor. Although the symptoms you describe could be a brain tumor, they could and are most likely something else, something less serious. However, the only person who can diagnose your problem is a doctor - after reviewing your medical history, discussing your symptoms, and examining you in person. Unexplained head pain should always be checked out by your doctor.
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Eight years seven months ago, I woke up on a Tuesday morning with globs of vaseline smeared over my right eye. Well, not literally, but that’s what it looked like as I peered through my glasses and started to cry. I remember that day well. The prior week I had had the nastiest of colds. The kind where you blow your nose constantly, and if for a moment you manage to breathe in through your nose, you end up choking on the phlegm drawn into your throat. Yuck. The previous Friday I had gone to the salon to have my hair cut. Nothing too out of the ordinary, except the sink hurt the back of my head/neck a bit. But I didn’t stop to complain and should have been sitting on a cushion. Somehow, I must have subconsciously thought that the hair cut and temporary blindness were connected ‘cause I didn’t get my hair cut again for another three years. LOL. But that Tuesday morning, the optometrist asked me come in right away as I h...
Alternative Names Back and forth eye movements; Involuntary eye movements; Rapid eye movements from side to side; Uncontrolled eye movements; Eye movements - uncontrollable Home Care There is no therapy for most cases of congenital nystagmus. Availability of treatment for acquired nystagmus will vary with the cause. In most cases, except for those caused by Dilantin or alcohol intoxication, nystagmus is irreversible. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if nystagmus is detected or suspected. What to expect at your health care provider's office Nystagmus may be observed through the following procedure: If the affected person spins around for about 30 seconds, stops, and tries to stare at an object, the eyes will first move slowly in one direction, then move rapidly in the opposite direction. If you have nystagmus due to a medical condition, these eye movements depend on the underyling cause. Your health care provider will take a careful history and perform a thoroug...
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