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why do my eyes get watery when I look at people

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not related to the: People, your eye may be watering because the surface is dry, try some lubricating eye drops. If still waters the tear drainage system may be plugged ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety?: You may want to talk to your doctor and consider seeing a therapist. You have taken the first step which is to recognize there is a problem, now you ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety : anxiety can cause release of adrenaline and hormones that can cause this to happen in your body
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Parasympathetic : Your eyes are very sensitive and responsive to various internal and external environmental factors including ambient light levels and autonomic nervou ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Possible allergy.: This sounds like you may be allergic to something in the environment in the church, possibly dust or mold, or pollens if there are flowers there. You ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis/DryEyes: This is a often repeated question. Blepharitis or inflammatory closure of oil producing glands is stress related and very common these days. The sta ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharitis: Blepharitis or meibomian gland disease is the most common cause of eyelash crusting. You should see your eye md to be evaluated and for treatment and ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably dryness: When you concentrate, your blink rate diminishes allowing more tears to evaporate. When talking with people, if you are paying attention, your blink ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Blurry vision: This could be dry eye so try some artificial tears. If no improvement, go see an eye doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Really???: That is virtually a no prescription glasses! i would not have personally placed 0.25 diopters of astigmatism in any glasses! it is too little to hel ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arvind Madaan
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Control inflammation: Start by getting help (see a board-certified allergist) to control nasal inflammation. 'allergic shiners' (darkened areas of skin around the eyes) res ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?Esotropia: Esotropia is a form of strabismus, in which one or both eyes turns inward. The condition can be constantly present, or occur intermittently, and can g ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Eye strain: Your eye muscles are being strained.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Campbell
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubrication: Try hydrating the contact lenses with re-wetting drops before attempting to remove them. If this is an ongoing problem, you probably need to be refit ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Webb
46 years experience Neurology
Red eyes: Lots of potential causes. Could be blepharitis dry eyes allergies. Need to see eye care professional and don't try to treat with visine. Generally mak ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ray
Dr. Mary Ray answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: It may be a sign of allergies, get an allergy test either a blood test or skin prick test to see if you have allergies. They can be treated either by ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
They tire also: When an individual is tired, the likelihood is that they have also "tired" their eyes out as well. When you read or look at the computer, for example ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Red eyes: If an infection has been ruled out because of your red eyes see an allergist and get tested to find out what you are allergic to.Once tested you will ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You may be sick: You should see your physician. Possible you have a illness.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Talk w your doctor: About side effects with trazodone ; discuss your medication options. Also - practice really good sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Red eyes: It is possible this could be related to a change in tear secretion. Seeing an ophthalmologist to assess this and decide if drops are indicated would ... Read More

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