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is eye pain a symptom of blocked tear duct (nasolacrimal duct)

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Different!: A blocked tear duct (without infection of the duct) causes chronic tearing and tears running down the face! pink eye is generally with runny eyes, re ... Read More
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Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Different: Pink eye, or conjunctivitis symptoms are goopy, often yellowish discharge , often with the lids being stuck together in the morning. Blocked tear duc ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Depends: It will persist until the underlying issues is treated and resolved.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cappaert
59 years experience Ophthalmology
Redness with both: Pink eye is a viral conjunctivitis which causes a generalized reddening of the eye. It usually starts in one eye and spreads to both. With a blocked t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
9 years experience General Surgery
Chalazion: These are very common. Use warm compresses to your eye 4 times a day for 15 minutes each. After a few weeks, it should completely resolve. One thing t ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Pelton
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Each : Each surgeon has his own way of doing the surgery so this is a question best directed to your surgeon. As a rule though, the eye may continue to wate ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It can lead to an infected tear drain, called dacryocystitis. It may also lead to a clogged oil gland from the inflamation, called a hordeolum (acute ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
17 years experience Ophthalmology
May be a pinguecula: This is a benign growth on the white of your eye. It can sometimes become red and irritated from wind and sun. See your ophthalmologist for options ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Hard to tell: Probably this is just the tear duct. If she is not distressed with it and has no fever, warm (not hot!) compresses will work and are safe to try. If t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid swelling: Sounds allergic,but you should see your ophthalmologist to make the diagnosis.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tear duct massage: Consult your doctor or eye doctor to show you how to massage the tear duct so that it might open on its own. Surgery will be needed if not opened by ... Read More

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