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Duct (Definition)

Is a channel leading from a gland or an organ, for example lactiferous duct leads from mammary gland to ...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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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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Any home remedy for blocked tear duct?

Any home remedy for blocked tear duct?

A few things to try: First, a blocked tear system usually leads to tearing with no other significant symptoms. If there is pain or redness at the inside corner of the eye, or discharge, there could be infection, and this should be treated promptly. A blocked tear duct otherwise might respond to using warm compresses to the inside corner of the eye, taking oral decongestants, and using decongestant eye drops (otc). ...Read more

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Whats the treatment for a blocked tear duct?

Whats the treatment for a blocked tear duct?

Often needs surgery: The tear duct is in the corner of the bottom eyelid near the nose and drains tears into the nose. It can be blocked at birth creating watering eyes with discharge, or occur later from other causes. Sometimes that needs surgery to open. ...Read more

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Which treatments for blocked tear duct are most effective?

Which treatments for blocked tear duct are most effective?

Massage & Patience: Your pediatrician will show how to massage the nasolacrimal duct. The area to massage is on the side of the "nasal bridge." you can massage the are 3 times per day for 30 seconds each time. It is not very clear how effective massaging is but 90% of these blocked tear ducts resolve by 6 month of age, sometimes even without massaging! ...Read more

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Please tell me some ways to get rid of a blocked tear duct?

BLOCKED TEAR DUCT: Usually seen in the newborn. (you didn't mention age). Gentle massage of the nasal side of the lower eyelid with little finger in rolling motion for 30 seconds, 4-6 times daily to empty the lacrymal sac. Then clean the mucous with a gauge. If no good result, check with the doctor. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between a blocked tear duct and a stye in the lid?

Whats the difference between a blocked tear duct and a stye in the lid?

Location mainly: The tear duct is in the corner of the bottom eyelid near the nose and drains tears into the nose. It can be blocked at birth creating watering eyes with discharge, or occur later from other causes. Sometimes that needs surgery to open.A stye is a blocked, and usually infected gland in he eyelid at the base f an eyelash. Can often be treated with compresses and antibiotic drops. ...Read more

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I figured out that I have a blocked tear duct. Is there anything I can do without a doctor?

A common sign: Of this is excessive tearing, called "epiphora". You should not rub your eye, but the tear ducts drain into the nose, and the inner aspect of the eye near the nose can be massaged, and sometimes it clears...Do not wait too long without seeing an eye doctor to make the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more