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How long does eye redness associated with blocked tear duct last?

How long does eye redness associated with blocked tear duct last?

Depends: It will persist until the underlying issues is treated and resolved. ...Read more

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My 6 week old daughter's eye has been red around the outside and watering. Now there is a green discharge? Is it infected, just a blocked tear duct?

Possible infection: She may have a blocked tear duct, but may now have an infection in her conjunctiva. She needs to be seen by her doctor to determine what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I think my 2 month old has a blocked tear duct. Her right eye only has a red eyelid and is tearing up a lot with some discharge. Eye itself not red?

I think my 2 month old has a blocked tear duct. Her right eye only has a red eyelid and is tearing up a lot with some discharge. Eye itself not red?

Tear duct massage: Consult your doctor or eye doctor to show you how to massage the tear duct so that it might open on its own. Surgery will be needed if not opened by a year. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pink eye? Are they similar to symptoms of a blocked tear duct?

What are the symptoms of pink eye? Are they similar to symptoms of a blocked tear duct?

Different: Pink eye, or conjunctivitis symptoms are goopy, often yellowish discharge , often with the lids being stuck together in the morning. Blocked tear duct (lacrimal obstruction) symptoms include tears overflowing on the cheek (epiphora) usually without dischage. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could tell if my 2 year old has a blocked tear duct or pink eye?

Redness with both: Pink eye is a viral conjunctivitis which causes a generalized reddening of the eye. It usually starts in one eye and spreads to both. With a blocked tear duct there is yellowish matter in the nasal corner of the eye which may run down the cheek. Gently pushing on the inner corner of the lower eyelid would express more of the matter. ...Read more

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My top tear duct is swollen and slightly painful to touch. There's no discharge and my eye isn't watery. Could this just be a blocked tear duct?

My top tear duct is swollen and slightly painful to touch. There's no discharge and my eye isn't watery. Could this just be a blocked tear duct?

Chalazion: These are very common. Use warm compresses to your eye 4 times a day for 15 minutes each. After a few weeks, it should completely resolve. One thing to watch out for is infection, which may cause draining of pus, or fevers and chills. If it gets this bad, you need to seek medical attention. Hang in there!! ...Read more

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Inner corner of my right eye is sore and if i pull it a little, the inner corner is reddish and there is a yellowish bump. Not a blocked tear duct. ?

Inner corner of my right eye is sore and if i pull it a little, the inner corner is reddish and there is a yellowish bump. Not a blocked tear duct. ?

Normal tissue: In the nasal corner of each eye is a fold of tissue called the caruncle. It often appears yellow due to underlying fat. This tissue is normal. The tear ducts are in the eyelids, and if they are blocked, the swelling is in the skin between the eyelids and the nose. ...Read more

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I have a blocked tear duct. Cyst on my eye I have eye drops . Was told by gp to bathe in hot water, now worse. What can I do to get rid quicker?

Eye exam: Warm compresses for 10 minutes 4 times a day will help the cyst if it is a sty or chalazion . If the tear duct is blocked this will not help, it needs to be examined by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How long does morning crusting associated with blocked tear duct last?

If it's still there: ...After 6-9 months, tell your doctor, it might be time for a more aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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How long does increased tearing associated with blocked tear duct last?

How long does increased tearing associated with blocked tear duct last?

As long as block is+: As long as the bloch is there , there is increased tearing otherwise called crocodile tears or ephiphora in medical term as there is tearing without emotional element causing it. Surgery consultation and options suggested by the eye surgeon are the solutions. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on the white of my eye with redness and irritation of the tear duct what could it be?

Conjunctivitis?: I think you should get it looked at. I can speculate that If there are a lot of prominent blood vessels there can appear to be a white spot where there is a lack of them. Do you have allergies? ...Read more

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I have a painful swelling under my eye, with redness near the tear duct. Much worse today then it was yesterday. Don't remember being bitten.

I have a painful swelling under my eye, with redness near the tear duct. Much worse today then it was yesterday. Don't remember being bitten.

Stye: This is probably a stye, but may be a blocked tear drain near the nose. Try hot compresses 3 times daily for at least 5-10 minutes. See an eye doctor if the swelling increases, if you develop a fever, or if it isn't getting better in a few days. ...Read more

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My newborn has a very watery eye and a lot of gunk commin from tear duct, but no redness or sign of irritation, what should I do?

My newborn has a very watery eye and a lot of gunk commin from tear duct, but no redness or sign of irritation, what should I do?

Massage: Many times just massaging just below the tear duct and using warm comresses and cleaning the area, will relieve the obstruction. However, if it continues, baby should see an opthomoligist. Somtimes they need to open the tear duct. ...Read more

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I have a sore eye when I blink. The lower left lid has a small bubble in the corner away from tear duct. There's redness around that area?

I have a sore eye when I blink. The lower left lid has a small bubble in the corner away from tear duct. There's redness around that area?

Stye: An eye Dr can scrape it away. Meanwhile you should apply hot soaks. When it drains it will heal and feel better. ...Read more