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Eye plugs tear ducts
A 51-year-old female asked:
Got dry eye made worse by wearing masks. get tear ducts plugged & use theratears. one eye feels sore under top lid. i gently clean my eyes with cotton & when i rub the eye it hurts. is that the dry eye or something else now?
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Chalazion: This may be a chalazion which is a tender lump in the eyelid formed because of a plugged oil gland duct. This often resolves with hot(not too hot) moi... Read More
23 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dry eye, ocular migraines & eye strain & fatigue. eyes checked regularly tear ducts plugged. can that contribute to double vision lasting a minute or 2 while on computer? had to close eyes. no other symptoms. happened a while ago and never again?
Dr. Bennett Machanicanswered
Neurology 54 years experience
Transient double vision, while working on computer, can happen not infrequently to many normal individuals secondary to eye fatigue, and would not be... Read More
Reviewed Oct 17, 2021
Dr. Daniel Rosbergeranswered
Retinal Surgery 33 years experience
Migraines and fatigue can both cause double vision (diplopia). However if this is a noe off and happened some time ago, I wouldn't worry about it. If ... Read More
Answered Oct 17, 2021
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Oyakawaanswered
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
No: You probably need surgery to relieve the obstruction. Drops do not help at this stage.
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Joanna Fisheranswered
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
No: There are no eye drops to open up permanently blocked tear ducts. The tear ducts drain tears away from our eyes, so the symptom is usually excessive t... Read More
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
My 2 month old has clogged tear ducts in both eyes. what can i do to help her? her eyes are always very crusted after she cries.
Dr. Thomas Rohdeanswered
Anti-Aging Medicine 37 years experience
Gentle massage: Gently massage the tear ducts with the pads of your index finger with a gentle up and down motion with each diapering. Make sure your nail is trimmed ... Read More
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
8yro boy has never cried tears. eyes are well lubricated and watery at times but has never cried tears even when a baby. no clogged tear ducts either?
Dr. Pavel Conovalciucanswered
Family Medicine 25 years experience
I don't see a proble: I am not sure if that's a problem if everything else is normal. As long as his eyesight is ok and his eye structures are functioning well, he may be f... Read More
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Had 2 tear ducts cauterized and didn't help so had all 4 done. now eyes r tearing nonstop. will tearing stop with time? tried claritin (loratadine) but no luck.
Dr. Jonathan Owensanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Too much done: Four duct cautery is often helpful for very dry eye, but can be too much for those who still have some tear production. Consider returning to doctor ... Read More
1.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieberanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Blocked tear duct: Blocked tear ducts can persis for many months. I normally recommend controlling the mild secondary infection with intermittant antibiotic eye drops un... Read More
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old male asked:
3 mth old was born, he had a problem with his tear ducts & put drops in his eye. it got better. his eye just started tear and gook again. pls advice?
Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can check: Babies who have increased tears in the eyes may actually have some blockage in the tear ducts (drainage ducts near the bridge of the nose), so the bab... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old male asked:
So a tear duct becomes blocked or lacrimal duct becomes inflamed on one eye then can these lead to similar issues in the other eye?
Dr. Richard Carlinanswered
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not usually: The tear ducts are totally separate so a problem in one will not affect the other. However the underlying cause of a problem in one can cause a proble... Read More
134 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
On my waterline inside my eye i know we have tear ducts are they white? i have one that's swollen n my other eye it's fine it's tiny
Dr. Andrea Kossleranswered
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Eye exam: The tear ducts are located on the inside corner of the eyelids (closer to the nose where the eyelashes stop) on the upper and lower lids. The tear duc... Read More
4.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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