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What could be the cause of constant tearing in one eye but not the other?

What could be the cause of constant tearing in one eye but not the other?

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

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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.

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.

Not really: Glasses do not cause tearing unless they are either too strong or weak then they could cause eye strain. Please check your prescription it may need adjustment. You may allergy with excess mucus secretions. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches on the right side of head and right eye feels pressure and starts tearing . Take nsaids to relieve bad ones. Possible causes?

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

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How do you know if there is tearing in one eye?

How do you know if there is tearing in one eye?

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 more

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How to get rid of the tearing in one eye? Only happens during the spring season, is it allergy or sinus problem.

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 more

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One tear coming to my eye, how to stop it?

One tear coming to my eye, how to stop it?

??Drainage problem: You should see an ophthalmologist to see if the tear drainage system (lacrimal system) is functioning normally. This can be checked easily in an office setting ...Read more

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What would cause a sudden blur in one eye?

What would cause a sudden blur in one eye?

Too many causes: to list here. If you had sudden loss of vision, you should see an eye doctor in person for an exam immediately. Good luck. ...Read more