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Doctor insights on: Burning Watery Eyes Causes

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What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

What are some at home remedies for burning and watery eyes?

Lid scrubs ; tears: For "simple" blepharitis ; or dry eye you can start with a dilute solution of baby shampoo ; wet wash cloth. With eyes closed, gently wipe eyelash line ; lid horizontally 5-6 times on both sides then rinse with warm water. J;j "no more tears" brand works great. Also, otc high quality tears like optive refresh ; systane ultra 3-4x/day also helpful. ...Read more

Watery Eyes (Definition)

Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more


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I have had an allergic reaction ..My symptoms are burning watery eyes and my vision was foggy, it was airborne. How serious is this? Concerns?

I have had  an allergic reaction ..My symptoms  are burning watery eyes and my vision was foggy, it was airborne. How serious is this? Concerns?

Allergy eye symptoms: Typically affect only the surfaces of your eyes and can be well controlled with eye drops. Unfortunately, as long as you are exposed to the allergen, you are going to continue having symptoms. ...Read more

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What can be done about burning, watery eyes and blurry/foggy vision?

What can be done about burning, watery eyes and blurry/foggy vision?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is it unusual a headache to cause watery eyes?

Commonly: Headaches tend to stimulate the nervous system elsewhere in the body and that can include the nerves to the tear secretion mechansim. Thus excess tearing can occur and that causes watery eyes. ...Read more

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What could have caused me to wake up with red watery eyes that burned ?

What could have caused me to wake up with red watery eyes that burned ?

Burning eyes: Early infection like conjunctivitis or foreign body in the eye .like an eyelash.
If it persists or gets worse see your Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What illness causes cloudy, watery eyes?

What illness causes cloudy, watery eyes?

Dry Eye Syndrome: is common but doesn't produce cloudy tears. Infection can produce sticky, cloudy tears. ...Read more

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Watery eyes, coughing, pain behind eyes caused by itching and water. This only happens at my bf's house. How do I find out what it is?

Watery eyes, coughing, pain behind eyes caused by itching and water. This only happens at my bf's house. How do I find out what it is?

Allergic Eyes: You may have an allergy to something in your bf's house....Eg. Cats, dogs, dust, soap or many other things. Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops both eyes 2x day may be helpful for itching, however, a complete eye exam should be done by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I wear non prescription contacts which irritates my eyes. It causes dryness and somewhat watery eyes. What could this be?

I wear non prescription contacts which irritates my eyes. It causes dryness and somewhat watery eyes. What could this be?

Contacts: Why are you still wearing non-prescription contacts when they are troubling your eyes.
It would be very wise for you to see an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause itchy, watery eyes?

Can hypothyroidism cause itchy, watery eyes?

watery eyes.: Not to my knowledge but you should see an ophthalmologist or optometrist. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of sudden light sensitivity and itchy/watery eyes?

What are the common causes of sudden light sensitivity and itchy/watery eyes?

Many: Tearing and photophobia can be related to a corneal problem, infection, foreign body, lashes, contact overwear, allergy, irritation, congenital glaucoma, inflammation inside the eye such as iritis, some type of mass stimulating lacrimal gland, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden light sensitivity, preceded & accompanied by itchy / watery eyes?

What are the causes of sudden light sensitivity, preceded & accompanied by itchy / watery eyes?

Scratch or iritis: A sudden corneal scratch can cause this. If your eyes get very dry or you rub them, you might get a small scratch which hurts, makes your eyes water and become sensitive to sunlight. Alternative, you may have an iritis (swelling inside the eye). If it stays for a several hours, get checked. ...Read more

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What causes watery eyes and a runny nose?

What causes watery eyes and a runny nose?

Almost anything: Triggers can basically be divided into allergens and irritants. Allergens will include pollen from trees, weeds, and grasses. Also mold, dust mites and pets. Irritants include dust, smoke, cleaning products, changes in weather, etc. The are other rare causes of these like migraines. ...Read more

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Can alcohol consumption cause itchy watery eyes?

Can alcohol consumption cause itchy watery eyes?

Yes: Itchy and watery eyes are signs of ocular allergies that can be relieved by using antihistamine eye drops and avoiding the triggering sources that cause them. Alcohol consumption is not a common cause for this, but some people are more genetically predisposed to such reactions that cause flushing, nasal congestion, runny nose ; eyes, and even itching of mucosal surfaces, such as eyes and nose. ...Read more

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What causes watery eyes? My eyes have been very watery off & on for a few weeks. They also are very sore. Is this allergies or something else?

What causes watery eyes? My eyes have been very watery off & on for a few weeks. They also are very sore. Is this allergies or something else?

Varied causes: Commonly watery eyes are due to reflex tearing stimulated by dry eyes. This represents a protective mechanism. Furthermore, other causes can include: allergy, blocked or partially blocked tear drainage system, wind, dust, medications, hormonal changes, occupational sources (computers) etc. trial artificial tears to soothe eyes. See Eye MD for evaluation to disclose definitive cause. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of a small spot on right side of brain. Rest of brain looked normal. No real explanation. Now watery eyes especially right.

What can be the cause of a small spot on right side of brain. Rest of brain looked normal. No real explanation. Now watery eyes especially right.

Too vague.: I suppose you had some study of your brain? Maybe a CT or MRI? A spot could represent just about anything from normal to brain tumor. Really need to know more about the spot, size, shape, consistency, structure, etc. The radiologist and therefore your ordering doc should have a good idea what this represents. ...Read more

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Just found black mold in room. Son gets sick every 2 weeks and bf has itchy watery eyes and bad cough. Is all this caused by the mold?

Just found black mold in room. Son gets sick every 2 weeks and bf has itchy watery eyes and bad cough. Is all this caused by the mold?

Hard to say: Take him somewhere else for a few days to see if his symptoms persist. If they stop, then he is reacting to something in the room. Talk to his pediatrician about it. ...Read more

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Can hay fever cause me to feel occasional pain in eyes? I have no other symptoms (itchy/watery eyes) but i've had hay fever symptoms in the past?

Can hay fever cause me to feel occasional pain in eyes? I have no other symptoms (itchy/watery eyes) but i've had hay fever symptoms in the past?

See an eye doctor: Pain in the eye can be intraocular inflammation (inflammation inside the eye) which can be sight threatening. Allergic conjunctivitis should not cause eye pain. ...Read more

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Watery eyes been usimg restasis for a month I've tried refresh which caused discomfort what eye drops do you reccomend to stop the eyes from watering ?

Dry Eye: The best eye drops for dry eye are theratears and genteal gel (both over-the-counter). Systane is also a good choice. For bedtime, i recommend refresh pm ointment in each eye.
Restasis is used for moderate to severe dryness. Other things to consider are a humidifier on dry winter days, and to avoid having a ceiling fan over the bed while sleeping. ...Read more

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What causes watery eyes after use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) n ofloxin for 7 days?

What causes watery eyes after use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) n ofloxin for 7 days?

Sensitivity: You are using some very strong agents. There tends to be some (usually) mild surface irritation with frequent instillation of eye drops. The question is "have your eyes recovered from the condition for which you are being treated?" if your eyes are still bothering you with the above meds, you may be sensitive to them with teary eyes, or a different problem exists, perhaps allergies/blocked ducts. ...Read more

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Nose blocked and cannot breath and watery eyes caused by severe hay fever, how can I make it easier to breath ? Thank you

Nose blocked and cannot breath and watery eyes caused by severe hay fever, how can I make it easier to breath ? Thank you

See below: Usually for upper respiratory infections and allergies, there are several things that can help. Nothing I've found completely resolves symptoms.

Try a neti pot, afrin nasal spray (for 3 days only) and antihistamine/decongestant combos over the counter. If that doesn't work, astelin nasal spray is a prescription that works well. ...Read more

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What cream or medication can be effective against itchy scales around eyes along with watery eyes, and what could be the cause, doesn't get hay fever?

What cream or medication can be effective against itchy scales around eyes along with watery eyes, and what could be the cause, doesn't get hay fever?

Allergies!: Sounds like allergies! Treat for allergies. Creams, ointments, and lotions may make the situation worse. Som topical with steroid may be indicated or helpful, but needs be determined and monitored by doctor! ...Read more

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What can cause watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose?

What can cause watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose?

Several things: Scratches, infection, foreign body, iritis, dryness and allergies top the list. Excess tears drain into you nose and cause it to run. ...Read more

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I have this bad tickle in my throat that makes me cough until it's gone. Also gives me watery eyes. What can cause this and how to stop it?

I have this bad tickle in my throat that makes me cough until it's gone. Also gives me watery eyes. What can cause this and how to stop it?

Allergies: The tickle in your throat may be caused by a pos nasal drip which is due to allergies. Likewise, the allergies may be affecting your eyes. Try over the counter antihistamines for your nose and eye drop specifically made for allergies, but in the meantime make an appointment with an allergist. Incidentally cold could also give similar symptoms so see the doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

See your doctor: The watery eyes may or may not be associated with the bleeding, or may be due to congestion from the nose bleed. Recurrent nose bleeds and bleeding gums should be evaluated by your internist. Do not delay visiting him/her. ...Read more

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What causes stomach bloating, body pain and brown nails with red itcy watery eyes.

What causes stomach bloating, body pain and brown nails with red itcy watery eyes.

Flu symptoms : It looks like it is a flu symptoms or some kind of allergic reaction ,I will see my primary care doc to be on safe side ...Read more

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I used to have horrible allergies to cats. Throat close up, wheezing, itchy watery eyes. And now I have 3 cats and not a single reaction. What causes?

I used to have horrible allergies to cats. Throat close up, wheezing, itchy watery eyes. And now I have 3 cats and not a single reaction. What causes?

Cat allergieS: Two factors. 1- your age, with time, usually allergies tame down. 2- you may be less reactive to the cats you have, not all cats produce the same amount of allergens. You lucked out woth those three! ...Read more

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Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Yes: An infection in the sinus can have a wide effect on how you feel and cause all the symptoms listed above. I would schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluates. Simple nasal congestion or allergies can be the culprit as well. ...Read more