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can excessive crying affect your eyes

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Not negatively: They might be more puffy.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
If the swelling is..: ..From crying, then it will go down naturally after you stop. That said, tea bags (black tea) are an excellent compress for the eyes. They contain t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Temporary: Your vision will recover from the crying. Crying removes the mucous from the surface of the eye making it dry. This blurs the vision. The mucous la ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Crying results in tears on the surface of the eye, whereas pressure is derived from fluid within the eyeball itself.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No, but the excessive tears can blur the vision temporarily until the excess clears.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
> 1-3 hrs/day: Infants normally cry a total of 1 - 3 hours a day. It is perfectly normal for an infant to cry in an attempt to communicate hunger, thirst, discomfort ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Beneficial: It is so normal to cry when grieving. It is a healthy and normal part of the process ! it helps detoxify the body and helps you process the grief. I a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially: yes
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Seek help: Excessive crying and the sadness may be signs of depression. Please get help. You may find medication is needed. You may just need counseling. It is c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Absolutely: Yes it can. Crying in general can lead to a stuffy nose that clears as the tears stop and the mucous membranes return to normal.
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