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My eye feels cold? Migraine or what?

  • By JanetH

    Hi, here’s something I’ve noticed of late. I usually get my migraines on the left side of my head. Recently, I’ve had the sensation at times of my left eyeball feeling COLD, even if there’s not a breeze; like the air itself causes that sensation. I tried looking it up. It isn’t a cold in the eyes; could be some dry eye issues going on, although I do use lubricating drops as needed. If anyone else has experienced this, I’d like to hear.

  • By Tammy Rome

    That’s a new one for me. I’ve not heard of that symptom before. However, migraine can do all kinds of crazy things to our bodies. During a migraine the trigeminal nerve is irritated. It is a nerve bundle that connects to the eyes, ears, face, nose, jaw, etc. That could explain what you are feeling. However, anytime we experience a new symptom with our migraine attacks, we should let our doctor know. Most of the time it’s not serious, but better to be safe and let the doctor make that call.

    Best of luck to you!

    • By akumafang

      I get thise all the time too my eye or eyes go cold but only when i close them, and i feel the whole eye like a small iceball in my head and i get the migrain after that fealing. Doc does not know what going on and besides this one ive only found 1 other source on the subject