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Itchy Tear Duct
Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?
Allergen: Tears drain anything in the eye through a drain near the inside corner. Irritating substances can be concentrated in this area. If the vision is not disturbed and there is no pus or pain, you can try over the counter anti-allergic eyedrops to improve this along with eye cleaning. If persistent, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Rubbed eye felt like something was in it. Next morning tear duct is swollen itchy hurts.Rinsed it&put patch on it.Feels better with patch.What to do?
Tear duct itches: 55 F Rubbed eye felt like something was in it. Next morning tear duct is swollen itchy hurts.Rinsed it&put patch on it.Feels better with patch.What to do? ANS: I would have your health care team look at it. Without examining it and no pictures cannot really help. ...Read more
Have a dark spot in the corner of my eye on the soft pink tissue near the tear duct. I noticed this the first time this morning. Its now very itchy l?
Dark area: You need to see an ophthalmologist to identify and treat the dark lesion. ...Read more