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08 Jul 2005

pain and swelling above eye
Today, just after having an altercation with someone at work, I experienced a severe pain above my eye. It felt as if it was coming from behind the bone under my eyebrow. About an hour later, I noticed that my eyelid was swollen. The swelling hasn't gone down all day, but the pain went away after taking a painkiller.

What could the cause be?
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Neen, it is difficult to say what it is without being able to examine you first, but first on my list of differential diagnoses would be sinusitis. If it hasn’t cleared up by the time you receive this reply, the best would be to see your doctor and make sure. Good luck.
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