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how common is a blocked partially blocked tear duct due 2 acancerous tumor when little had surgery to fix now i have 1 duct partially clogged scared ?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Tear duct blockage: Are you concerned the tear duct blockage is due to surgery or reappearance of tumor? Need to followup with ophthalmologist to assess the tear ducts.
Answered on Mar 25, 2017
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