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Dr. Charles Titone
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Teary Eyes (Overview)

Teary eyes are when the surface of the eyes become coated with tears. This can be an emotional response to sadness, or may happen if something, such as dust, is irritating the surface of the eye.


Dr. Andrew Oswari
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Dr. Andrew Oswari
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Do teary eyes cause you to lose eyelashes, or do the lashes come out due to eye-rubbing?

Usually rubbing: Rubbing your eyes or any type of trauma like that may cause your lashes to come out. Not from teary eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Titone
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Teary Eyes (Overview)

Teary eyes are when the surface of the eyes become coated with tears. This can be an emotional response to sadness, or may happen if something, such as dust, is irritating the surface of the eye.


Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
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Red face, teary eyes and running nose when i was dining out. What does this mean?

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
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Red face, teary eyes and running nose when i was dining out. What does this mean?

Allergy: You may have allergy to some food product or if you had a hot and spicy food that may cause similar symptom! ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
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Dr. William Cappaert
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
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Any proven method for cutting onions without teary eyes?

Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
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Any proven method for cutting onions without teary eyes?

Ventilation : Proper ventilation will help. Either turn on the fan, and or if possible open up a window for the onion fumes to get out. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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My son having runny nose and teary eyes having fever what the medication..Tnx?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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My son having runny nose and teary eyes having fever what the medication..Tnx?

Find Cause: First the cause of the problem needs to be identified before a treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
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How can I prevent teary eyes when I cut an onions at work?

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
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How can I prevent teary eyes when I cut an onions at work?

Onions: Grammar's recipe is wetting the onion, mine is wearing glasses. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
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How bad is it to eat spicy food and get teary eyes?

Dr. Theodore Wu
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
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How bad is it to eat spicy food and get teary eyes?

Spicy: Spicy foods add variety to life and the palate. Tearing results from stimulation of acetylcholine release by chemicals in the food. Tearing is not harmful to the eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
35 years in practice
645K people helped
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Why do I get teary eyes in the morning?

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
35 years in practice
645K people helped
Why do I get teary eyes in the morning?

Blepharitis/DryEyes: This is a often repeated question. Blepharitis or inflammatory closure of oil producing glands is stress related and very common these days. The stale oil discharges at night when you are sleep, turns the eye red and watery in the mornings. The other condition that causing teary eyes in mornings is dry eyes. This is paradoxical secretion of crying tears from the main lacrimal gland. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
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Any proven method for cutting onions without teary eyes?

Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped

Ventilation : Proper ventilation will help. Either turn on the fan, and or if possible open up a window for the onion fumes to get out. ...Read more

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