Pain When Moving Eyes, Sensitive To Light And Tenderness To Touch

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Giant cell arteritis can cause eye pain when moving the eyes as part of a painful headache that is characteristic of this condition. Other symptoms can include jaw pain and tenderness. Hematoma (bleeding) and abscesses located in the head and neck may also cause these symptoms. Check with your doctor any time you are experiencing concerning symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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