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Excessive Crying (Definition)

Infants normally cry a total of 1 - 3 hours a day. It is perfectly normal for an infant to cry in an attempt to communicate hunger, thirst, discomfort, tiredness, or loneliness. It is also normal for a baby to have a fussy period in the evening. However, if an infant cries too often it may suggest a ...Read more


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How to reduce swelling in my eyes after excessive crying?

If the swelling is..: If the swelling is from crying, then it will go down naturally after you stop. That said, tea bags (black tea) are an excellent compress for the eyes. They contain tannic acid, which is a natural astringent and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Temporary: Your vision will recover from the crying. Crying removes the mucous from the surface of the eye making it dry. This blurs the vision. The mucous layer will recover in a day or so. ...Read more

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Does excessive crying affect eye pressure?

Does excessive crying affect eye pressure?

No: Crying results in tears on the surface of the eye, whereas pressure is derived from fluid within the eyeball itself. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: excessive crying?

What is the definition or description of: excessive crying?

> 1-3 hrs/day: Infants normally cry a total of 1 – 3 hours a day. It is perfectly normal for an infant to cry in an attempt to communicate hunger, thirst, discomfort, tiredness, or loneliness. It is also normal for a baby to have a fussy period in the evening.

However, if an infant cries too often it may suggest a disorder that requires treatment. ...Read more

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What are the effects of excessive crying when grieving?

What are the effects of excessive crying when grieving?

Beneficial: It is so normal to cry when grieving. It is a healthy and normal part of the process! It helps detoxify the body and helps you process the grief. I am not sure what excessive crying is for you. Generally if you are crying after a month or two the same as in the first week or so you may be experiencing some depression. The homeoapthic remedy ignatia is wonderful to help with grieving.... More... ...Read more

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Can anyone help me with my excessive crying problem? I'm just so sad.

Can anyone help me with my excessive crying problem? I'm just so sad.

Seek help: Excessive crying and the sadness may be signs of depression. Please get help. You may find medication is needed. You may just need counseling. It is clear that something is out of balance... You deserve to be happy so get help! ...Read more

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Can excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Can excessive crying cause a stuffed nose?

Absolutely: Yes it can. Crying in general can lead to a stuffy nose that clears as the tears stop and the mucous membranes return to normal. ...Read more

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Can Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg cause depression? Took yesterday morning and feeling mentally, foggy, dull, tired, and excessive crying over smallest things.

Can Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg cause depression? Took yesterday morning and feeling mentally, foggy, dull, tired, and excessive crying over smallest things.

Reported but rare: Depression has been occasionally reported with Zantac (ranitidine) but usually after taking for several days and more likely in "severely ill elderly patients." So if this was a reaction it is unusual; I wonder if you reacted to the fillers or binders instead of the medicine. This may just be a coincidence but the only way to find out would be to try it again...
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What would cause diarrhea fever nose bleed loss of appetite and excessive crying in four month old baby?

What would cause diarrhea fever nose bleed loss of appetite and excessive crying in four month old baby?

Viral diarrhea: Your child has a viral illness. He could be crying because of intestinal gas accompanying the diarrhea or he may be starting to teeth. His bloody nose is coming from mucus that has eroded his blood vessels in his nose. Use salt water nose drops for his nose. ...Read more

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Spent all day crying yestrdy. I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy. Can excess crying cause pink eye?

Spent all day crying yestrdy. I woke up today with my lower eyelids puffy swollen and crusty, and a little itchy. Can excess crying cause pink eye?

Eyelid edema: Following intense emotional situations with crying, runny nose, and lots of wiping eyelids and nose secretions, the eyelids often swell, eyes look red, and the ocular surface may be slightly irritated. Mucous is generated by the eye in response to the irritation. Sometimes contamination can be introduced into the eye with all the wiping. Not usually an infection results, but if worse, see eye doc. ...Read more

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Dehydration? My eyes feel like I've been crying for days but I haven't. Also, niggly headache & dizzyness on/off

Dehydration? My eyes feel like I've been crying for days but I haven't. Also, niggly headache & dizzyness on/off

You may have dry eye: There are many things that can cause your symptoms. One of the most common problems that could be causing your symptoms, is dry eyes. It can cause pain and redness in the eyes and also headache if it is severe enough. Other causes are iritis, scleritis, or corneal problems. So it is important to see someone. Ophthalmologists are trained to evaluate you for this particulate issue. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes achy in the light after crying?

Why are my eyes achy in the light after crying?

Corneal irritation: Will cause light sensitive achy eyes. Avoid rubbing and try artificial tears or gels. ...Read more

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What are some easy ways to depuff eyes after crying?

What are some easy ways to depuff eyes after crying?

Cool compresses: Probably the easiest way is to run cold water on a cloth and put this over your eyes. Some people also use cucumber slices. You do not want to put ice on your eyes but something cool can help take out the puffiness. ...Read more

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Crying (Definition)

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