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Increased Headaches Nosebleeds And Watery Eyes
Yes: Any of these symptoms alone should be evaluated if they occur frequently. Having these symptoms together is a sign that you should be seen by a general doctor or eye doctor. ...Read more
Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more
What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.
How: How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Commonly: Headaches tend to stimulate the nervous system elsewhere in the body and that can include the nerves to the tear secretion mechansim. Thus excess tearing can occur and that causes watery eyes. ...Read more
Can allergies cause headaches? Also do allergies necessarily always present themselves with watery eyes and sneezing? I don't have these symptoms.
Mgt: Allergies may result in nasal congestion and sinus pressure headaches. ...Read more
Headaches: You could have a sinus headache brought on by allergies. Seek help from your doctor or allergist. ...Read more
I have a runny nose, headache, watery eyes & slight earache. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for me?
Headache and neck pain for a month. Now have thumping in left ear and watery eyes. Neck pain worsening. What could be wrong.
Not primarily eyes: This is clearly not a primary eye problem. There could be cervical muscle spasm relat d to cervical spine disc degeneration causing headaches and neck pain. The thumping in the ears along with watery eyes old be relat d to a lesion in the cavernous sinus. This symptom complex requires a physician's evaluation. ...Read more
See PCP: I would see your pcp. In the meantime, drink fluids, get plenty of rest, wash your hands often and clean your house, car, cell phone to disinfect. ...Read more
Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?
Yes: An infection in the sinus can have a wide effect on how you feel and cause all the symptoms listed above. I would schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluates. Simple nasal congestion or allergies can be the culprit as well. ...Read more
I am experiencing enlarged and tender lymph nodes, watery eyes in one eye, headache (quality: dull) side: front, left, right along with nasal drainage?
See your doctor: With this description you may need Rx medications after assessment, best wishes ...Read more
I have had a cough, watery eyes, runny nose, headache and now I have swelling infront of my ears by my temples. These have lasted 5days.?
Watery eyes, blocked nose with clear watery snot, dripping out constantly. Sore throat and slight headache.
Allergy: The symptoms are consistent with upper respiratory allergy. You should consult an allergist or and ENT physician. ...Read more
Is there a vaccine for common cold? I get a very bad one I get body aches sneezing watery eyes stuffed nose headache runny nose it's awful
I have a sore throat which just started today, a headache I've had for a week, and a runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. I've got green snot today?
Sounds like a cold: I am sorry you feel so bad. Fortunately, it sounds like you have a "good" cold. The green snot isn't likely to be a sign of an infection yet though and I would not recommend an antibiotic. Drinking lots of fluids, taking Ibuprofen and maybe some cold medicine is probably the best way to go at this point. ...Read more
Should I take cetrizine or fexofenadine for my allergies? I've been to the doctor about 10 times last year over allergies, I had pus pockets on my tonsils, head aches, runny nose, post nasal drip, itchy skin and eyes and watery eyes. Several times I was p
M.D. visit: I would also suggest allergy testing and avoidance of anything that worsens your symptoms. A visit to your physician is indicated as well. ...Read more
Watery eyes: Watery eyes can be suggestive of allergy but also of dry eyes. If the eyes are itchy it is more suggestive of allergy. If you have a gritty or sandy feeling, then dry eyes are most likely. The use of otc ocular lubricants/tears can sometimes be helpful. For allergy, there are otc allergy eye drops that can be tried. ...Read more
Probably dry: A common reason for eyes to be watery in the mornings only is dryness which is exaggerated at night when the tear flow drops during sleep. If you do not have visual changes, pain, redness or swelling, then this is the likely reason. You might try applying otc eye ointment in each eye just before sleep. ...Read more
No: The cut onion releases an acidic chemical which dissolves in the tears and causes irritation. The concentration under any circumstances is not enough to cause any deep seated change. So chop away and try using one of the tricks to minimize the irritation (google eye irritation from onions). ...Read more
Yes: Determine if reflexive tearing (thus treat the etiology, remove inciting factor or improve the tear film or make more tears), or obstruction of the tear drain (thus re-open it or bypass it), or any underlying primary or secondary cause. Excessive tearing is usually when you have to carry a tissue box and the tears are always spilling over like crying. ...Read more
Allergy/blepharitis: Accurate diagnosis would be best carried out by eyecare specialist. This could be allergy if it is itchy. Antihistamines & cool compresses are best here. If there is burning & crusting it is likely blepharitis. Lid hygiene & drops/ointment would be treatment. If problem is new onset it may be infectious conjunctivitis. This is treated with drops. Definitely see your doc! ...Read more
Possibly: Allergy to rabbits can certainly cause watery eyes, but it is usually accompanied by itching of the eyes/nose and sneezing, congestion, or breathing symptoms. Smoke is an irritant that can irritate the membranes covering the eyes. It also irritates the mucus membranes in the nose and lungs, so may also cause congestion and wheezing, but should not cause itching. See an eye doctor or allergist. ...Read more
I wear non prescription contacts which irritates my eyes. It causes dryness and somewhat watery eyes. What could this be?
Why are you still wearing non-prescription contacts when they are troubling your eyes.
It would be very wise for you to see an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Need irrigation: Semen is acidic in nature and needs to be treated as a chemical burn. Make sure the eyes are flushed aggressively and seek medical attention to ensure the pH of the tear film goes back to baseline. After this many eye specialists will recommend a course of antibiotic drops. Consider also being checked for STI since this is a mode of transmission ...Read more
2 possible causes: Could be from 1 - clogged tear drainage duct, so tears are always backing up and running down her cheek. 2 could be due to the eyes getting irritated, and in this case that is most likely due to dryness, causing the eyes to reflex tear and make to many tears - overflowing the drainage system. You can try OTC tears 4 times a day, otherwise she needs to be evaluated by an Ophthalmologist! ...Read more
Eye exam: Need to determine a cause, a primary skin problem with secondary eye issues, or a primary eye problem with secondary skin findings. ...Read more
Artificial tears: Can use rewetting drops. If there a lot of protein deposits buildup, then may need a better lens cleaning system or shorter wear schedule. If it's an allergy related to contact lens wear though, then may need a contact lens holiday and possibly other antihistamine or steroids. ...Read more
Try others: First be sure it is an allergy. Then see your dr. There are several eye drops to try. Not all work for each person. Also use natural tears during the day. ...Read more
Support: Suction after application of saline (salt water) drops, and a vaporizer. Cool compresses to the eyes. If your child is acting normally, sleeping well, etc. Nothing really needs done. Over the counter cold cures are not recommended due to safety risks. If your child is suffering, call your pediatrician. ...Read more
Find cause: The best medicine is trying to find out what is causing your child's symptoms. It could be something he is eating, inhaling as in a chemical or something in the environment. Try to pinpoint when the symptoms worsen and take all the information to your doc. ...Read more
Scratch or iritis: A sudden corneal scratch can cause this. If your eyes get very dry or you rub them, you might get a small scratch which hurts, makes your eyes water and become sensitive to sunlight. Alternative, you may have an iritis (swelling inside the eye). If it stays for a several hours, get checked. ...Read more
A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more