A 45-year-old member asked:

What causes eyes to water constantly besides allergies?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Dry eyes: Either blocked tear ducts (draining into the nose- usually one side only) or dry eyes can induce tearing. It may seem ironic that when the eyes produces insufficient amount to tear, excessive tearing occurs (this is from over-compensation of tear production when the eyes get too irritated from the lack of an even supply of tear). Artificial eye drops may help. If not see an eye doctor.
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