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Cause Of Excessive Tearing In One Eye
Blocked tear duct: The most common reason for constant tearing (epiphora) is a blocked tear duct. The tearing is usually asymmetric - worse in one eye than the other. Warm compresses to the inner corner of the eyelid (next to the nose) along with a mild topical steroid and antibiotic drops can help the condition. If these measures are not successful a surgical procedure (dcr) may be necessary. ...Read more
Could needed glasses cause excessive tearing? My vision is constantly blurry but my eyes aren't sore. Still I have extra "goop" in them. No infection.
Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing . Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?
Migraine?: Sided-headaches with eye-findings sounds like may be migraine origin. Good if nsaids relieve symptoms. Should discuss with your dr or a neurologist for diagnosis confirmation (can't be positive in 400 characters!), and possible suppressive / preventive medication, depending on how frequently they occur. ...Read more
Tearing?: I am not sure what you mean by this. It should be obvious if the eye is tearing - tears will overflow onto the face, or you have to blink rapidly to clear the excess tears. Some people get recurrent infections if the tear system is blocked, or may have mucous in the inside corner of the eye next to the cornea. Infection or inflammation can block the tear system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of the tearing in one eye? Only happens during the spring season, is it allergy or sinus problem.
Seasonal allergy: As stated, it appears to be a seasonal issue. Many of the meds for allergies are now over the counter, check at your local pharmacy. Rx Acular (ketorolac) can be rx'd by your dr to fight specific problems directed directly at the eye when allergic issues arise. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always have tears coming out of my eyes. What is the disease that causes this and how is it treated?
Many possibilities: There are many causes of tearing, or epiphora. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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