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Eye Stinging And Watering
Hypersensitivity: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My eyes get really hot, and they kinda sting. Now they start to water. Why does this happen to me?
Allergies: This can be allergies or chronic eyelid infection. See an eye md. ...Read more
Possible: Tear drainage blockage. Burning from lack or insufficient tears. ...Read more
My dogs hard head hit my forehead pretty hard. No lump. An hour after my eyes starting stinging and watering. Then my whole head started hurting.
I'm worrid about my left eye, it keeps watering and i woke up today and it is now swollen up and stings at the outer corner, of my eye, please help!?
My eyes have been bloodshot for three days now. Slight stinging but very little discharge only at night. No itching or watering. Worried about pinkeye?
Conjunctivitis vs. ?:
You're symptoms need further evaluation. You may have conjunctivitis with a myriad of causes (allergic, viral, bacterial, chemical, dry-eye related). The sensitivity to light may imply associated inflammation of the cornea. An examination will be useful to establish the
Correct treatment and follow up. ...Read more
I am almost 61 yrs old my eyes seems to be getting very small. I have some problems with pain in eye, and watering for no reason. sometimes burning, stinging. seen optition, says no problem, but iam worried?
Eyes puffed up now gone down after a day now right eye constant watering blurry vision and stinging?
Stinging pain in eye in morning, subsides after 1-2 hours but remains tender. A lot of watering but no discharge, what could this be?
Corneal erosion: Or exposure keratopathy comes to mind with these symptoms. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist and try to get in when you are having symptoms. ...Read more
My eyes feel sore and sting and water a lot. They look a bit bloodshot too. What shall i do? I've had this for 2 days. Also got headache.
After falling asleep in contacts (took them out middle or night), woke up to watering left eye stinging and runny left nostril. Sensitive to light.
See eye doctor asap: May have a corneal abrasion. Leave contacts out. ...Read more
A toner made from Apple cider vinegar,glycerin, rose water, green tea got into my eye.stung lI'l.I washed eye with water.is there anything to do now??
No: That is enough. Make sure you washed eyes a few times ...Read more
Tearing: Tearing is most often due to reflex tearing due to ocular irritation. This is often due to allergies, dry eye, blepharitis, rosacea, foreign body, and many other causes. Try artificial tears, warm compresses and ointment at night. If no improvement or worsening, see an eye doctor. Tearing can also be related to blocked tear drainage system.Which needs further evaluation as well. ...Read more
Blockage or dry eye : One cause could be a nasolacrimal duct obstruction on that side. A history of trauma to the nose or no runny nose with the tearing might suggest this. It usually is pretty constant. Another cause could be dry eye. This might be accompanied by burning, tearing, light sensitivity or redness but not necessarily. It tends to fluctuate. I'd suggest trying some artificial tears four times a day. ...Read more
No!: You run the risk of introducing infection into your eye if you are using regular tap water! if, on the other hand, you are using a sterile saline solution from a contact lens producer, like bausch & lomb or allergan, then go for it. Those artificial tears products have preservatives in them that keep them sterile and germ-free. ...Read more
Depends on cause: There are several things that can cause watering eyes and each would have different treatments. It could be a problem with tear production, tear evaporation, eyelids, drainage system, conjunctiva etc. An eye exam will help determine the cause and treatment will followm. Good luck. ...Read more
Probably not: But remember that tap water is not sterile, nor particularly lubricating. It is better to rinse the eyes with lubricants or specially formulated eye wash. ...Read more
Dry eyes: Sounds weird, but bad dry eyes can cause chronic tearing. Use artificial tears when you are on the computer for a while or doing whatever activity worsens the symptoms. Do it before it gets so bad that you are tearing up. If it helps prevent the bad flare ups, you'll have an answer. See your eye md if it doesn't help. ...Read more
Tears: Try tears 4x day. Sometimes warm compress and lid scrubs can work too. ...Read more