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My eyes sting and water continuously, what are some probable causes?

My eyes sting and water continuously, what are some probable causes?

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

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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.

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.

Dog dander: It is possible you may have gotten your dogs dander into your eyes . It may have affected your nose and sinuses as well, causing a headache. ...Read more

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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!?

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!?

Eyelid swelling: Many issues can cause your description of symptoms. When the eye is irritated is caused reactive tearing and eyelid swelling. I would try artificial tears and if no improvement, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

Stinging, burning, swollen watering eye that is sensitive to light?

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

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Eyes puffed up now gone down after a day now right eye constant watering blurry vision and stinging?

Eyes puffed up now gone down after a day now right eye constant watering blurry vision and stinging?

Get examined: You may have a simple allergic reaction, or a serious eye infection. You need to be examined by an ophthalmologist to determine the seriousness of the condition and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How come my eyes water?

How come my eyes water?

See eye doctor: Try using artificial tears four times a day because many times the eyes water when they are dry as an overcompensation. If no relief, see eye doctor because the drain duct could be clogged. ...Read more

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What makes the eyes water?

What makes the eyes water?

Allergens/irritants: People who are allergic to pollens, molds, animals and dust mites can have red, itchy eyes. Tobacco smoke, chlorine in swimming pools and irritants, such as onions can also cause watery eyes. ...Read more

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What causes your eyes to water?

What causes your eyes to water?

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

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Reasons for watering eyes?

Reasons for watering eyes?

Many possibilities: Watering eyes could be a normal response to wind/bright light/cold temperatures. If excessive, then an eye exam could determine if you have evaporative dry eye, inadequate tear drainage, lid malpositions, etc. ...Read more

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How to stop my eye from watering?

How to stop my eye from watering?

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

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Chronic eye watering: what causes this?

Chronic eye watering: what causes this?

Watery eyes.: If it’s happening in a chronic sense, it could be dry eyes, which paradoxically water, or allergic conjunctivitis, generally. ...Read more

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Why is my eyes watering, rim red, crusty ?

Why is my eyes watering, rim red, crusty ?

Conjunctivitis: Sounds like it could be conjunctivitis, possibly bacterial given that discharge. You may need an antibiotic drop. If your eye gets stuck shut, again it could be bacterial in origin. If not, maybe viral or allergic. ...Read more

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Is it ok to squirt water in my eye everyday?

Is it ok to squirt water in my eye everyday?

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

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My sons eye keeps watering and is red.

My sons eye keeps watering and is red.

Could be: an infection(conjunctivitis) or some other irritant....take him in for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it okay to clean out your eye with tap water?

Is it okay to clean out your eye with tap water?

Sure.: As long as the tap water is potable should not have any problem. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat continuously watering eyes?

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

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Did headache cause watering eyes that won't stop?

Sinus headache-yes: Sinus congestion and subsequently nasal congestion may have blocked your tear drainage canals. ...Read more

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Is it safe to pour water into your eye with a cup?

Is it safe to pour water into your eye with a cup?

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

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What is it if one eye keeps watering up and burning?

What is it if one eye keeps watering up and burning?

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

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Can someone help me about my burning and watering eyes?

Can someone help me about my burning and watering eyes?

Tears: Try tears 4x day. Sometimes warm compress and lid scrubs can work too. ...Read more

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Why do people suffer watering eyes when they have a cold?

Conjunctivitis : There is often inflammation or infection of the mucous membrane lining of the eye when one has a cold. This is called conjunctivitis and essentially amounts to irritation leading to reflex tearing. ...Read more

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Why does my left eye water constantly when I wear make up?

Why does my left eye water constantly when I wear make up?

Reaction to makeup: Unilateral conjunctivitis is usually not airborne allergy. Can be reaction to makeup or rubbing onbe eye after touching something. Patch testing would be helpful, l or trial and error by changing cosmetics until you find one that is tolerable. ...Read more