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My left eye keeps watering and burning. My nose runs but sometimes it's stuffed up, and my throat hurts at times. What's going on with me?

My left eye keeps watering and burning. My nose runs but sometimes it's stuffed up, and my throat hurts at times. What's going on with me?

Unclear: If your eye is constantly tearing, there is something amiss! maybe inflammation or infection. If your eye, nose and throat on the same side of your face are bothering you, please see your doctor as this is not normal. Start with either an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) or ENT doctor (ear, nose and throat). Feel better. ...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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Left eye is blurry and it hurts a bit on the bottom, it also keeps watering up?

Left eye is blurry and it hurts a bit on the bottom, it also keeps watering up?

Eye irritation: Your description sounds like your eye is irritated. Try frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, and warm compresses 2-3 times a day. If no improvement or worsening, go see and eye doctor. ...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

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I'm worried because my is only my left eye watering, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my is only my left eye watering, what do you suggest?

Conjunctivitis.: The fact that it’s only one eye raises the possibility that this could be viral or bacterial in origin, the latter being amenable to antibiotic eye drops. ...Read more

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My left eye has been watering constantly for 3 days with and without my contacts in.?

My left eye has been watering constantly for 3 days with and without my contacts in.?

Tearing: Tearing in one eye can be a sign of several things including an infection, a corneal abrasion or a foreign body in the eye. See your eye doctor to determine the cause and keep away from your contacts. ...Read more

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Something flew in my left eye on Saturday I wash it out with water and flush it out with clear eye and nothing came out of it my top lid is very irrit?

Something flew in my left eye on Saturday I wash it out with water and flush it out with clear eye and nothing came out of it my top lid is very irrit?

Go to urgent care. : At this point, your best bet is to be seen at an urgent care center. There maybe something residual stuck up underneath your eyelid. As you blink, it will scratch your eye and cause irritation. ...Read more

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My boyfriends left eye has been swollen & puffy . But only under his left eye. What can we do.? Its been 2 days. But it is watering bad .

My boyfriends left eye has been swollen & puffy . But only under his left eye. What can we do.? Its been 2 days. But it is watering bad .

Stye: This is most likely a stye. Treat him with very warm (not hot) soaks 4-5 times per day for several days. If that does not improve things, then see an ophthalmologist to eliminate other possibilities. ...Read more

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Left eye watering like crazy!! Didn't get anything in it. Only wear one contact (right eye). Left eye has been watering for 2 days. What could it be?

Left eye watering like crazy!! Didn't get anything in it. Only wear one contact (right eye). Left eye has been watering for 2 days. What could it be?

Can be different: reasons, and if it's lasting this long, you really should see an eye doctor!S/he will need to examine you under a slit lamp microscope and look at the puncta (hole) that drains your tears on that side and see if there's anything blocking it? It normally doesn't tear spontaneously.S/he will check your cornea too, and see if there's anything that may be irritating your eye, or eyelids.Is it itching? ...Read more

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I have a white spot on side of my left eye,its itchy and eye watering a bit. What could this be?

I have a white spot on side of my left eye,its itchy and eye watering a bit. What could this be?

See an eyedoc: It is probably a pingeucula or cyst, but could be a beginning squamous carcinoma in situ. Please see an ophthalmologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. You might use a cold washcloth to get some temporary relief in the meantime.

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Why is my left eye in pain after I woke up? Its watering now and it hurts to even blink or yawn. Please help me.

? conjunctivitis.: Sounds most like early conjunctivitis Are you otherwise healthy? Are you in contact with anyone with redeye or children in general?
Antibiotic eye drops may sooth and help prevent secondary infection. But only take them if symptoms get worse.
Another common cause of unilateral eye pain is Migraine. Do you suffer from migriaine? ...Read more

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Left eye is red for last one week. excessive watering and prickly feeling on top left side which goes away on washing with water.

Conjunctivitis : red eye in your case could be viral, bacterial or allergic, most likely it is allergy to something in the environment, try allergy drops ...Read more

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I accidentally got hydrogen peroxide in my left eye. I flushed it out with water. Is it going to affect or damage my eye or vision?

I accidentally got hydrogen peroxide in my left eye.  I flushed it out with water.  Is it going to affect or damage my eye or vision?

No problem: You did the right thing by flushing out your eye right away. Hydrogen peroxide can cause a mild keratitis if left untreated but will not enter the eye or cause any permanent change. ...Read more

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Symptoms worse: felt the sensation of cold water dripping on left side of head while sitting in class. Headache also, left eye watering. Help me?

Symptoms worse: felt the sensation of cold water dripping on left side of head while sitting in class. Headache also, left eye watering. Help me?

Cluster Headache: Cluster headache with autonomic features. The pain of cluster headache is excruciating and it is not unusual for a patient to yell or cry. The headache has a rapid onset, builds to a peak within 10 to 15 minutes, and may last for two to three hours. Need an abortive medication asap.
Rec.: see orofacial or headache specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.
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My left eye got hit while playing basketball, i m having pain nd it's been watering a lot i already wash it manytimes by water wht. To do now please help?

My left eye got hit while playing basketball, i m having pain nd it's been watering a lot i already wash it manytimes by water wht. To do now please help?

See an Eye MD: You certainly have an eye injury. It could be minor but how would you know? Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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My left eye is red and its been watering a lot especially when I look in light it hurts and burns and today when I woke up its still red and I had cold in it what could this be?

My left eye is red and its been watering a lot especially when I look in light it hurts and burns and today when I woke up its still red and I had cold in it what could this be?

Inflammation: There are a couple of prominent possibilities including viral conjunctivitis and an internal inflammation termed uveitis (or iritis). Because this is persistent, might be infectious and could be visually threatening, you should see your ophthalmologist as soon as practical to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left eye keeps twitching. It's been twitching for about a week now. It will also get red and water. Allergy medication doesn't help. ?

My left eye keeps twitching. It's been twitching for about a week now. It will also get red and water. Allergy medication doesn't help. ?

Get checked: Allergy would generally cause redness/itching in both eyes equally. The major concern here is infection, which can sometimes be vision threatening if not addressed. Let your primary physician know what is going on immediately. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when i itch it it hurts.

I have a red bump on my left eye to the right in the corner on my water line. It itches and when i itch it it hurts.

Bump on eyelid: I'd have to see to be sure but it sounds like you may have what is called a sty. This is an infection in one of the glands on the edge of the eyelid. I would recommend you visit with your doctor to see if you need an antibiotic. ...Read more