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During the past few months i've been experiencing watery eyelids. I do not have any allergies. What may be the cause and solution?

During the past few months i've been experiencing watery eyelids.  I do not have any allergies.  What may be the cause and solution?

Dry eyes: Watery eyes typically represent some inflammation of the surface of the eye. This inflammation can be from allergies, dryness or infection. Dryness is the most likely cause. Try using lubricating drops and see your eye doctor to confirm the problem. ...Read more

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If my eyes are watery and eyelids are puffy what do I have?

If my eyes are watery and eyelids are puffy what do I have?

Allergy: It sounds like allergy. Allergic reaction around the eye or in the eye causes watery, red eye and swollen lids. Please use ice pack over the lids and wash your eye with cold water while the lids are close. There are allergy meds for it too. ...Read more

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My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when i go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

Yes: You describe classic symptoms of dry eyes. However, you need to determine if you have a quantity problem (not making enough tears) or a quality problem (making tears that are not stable and readily evaporate off the eye) or both. Your eye md can help make the correct diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Weird watery sensation in head, head pressure as well as a cracklings sound from head with occasional pain for a week now. woke up with puffy eyelids?

Weird watery sensation in head, head pressure as well as a cracklings sound from head with occasional pain for a week now.  woke up with puffy eyelids?

Puffy eyelids: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility without delay. Either they will take care of you (they are usually excellent) or have a specialist see you in the ER. ...Read more

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How do I reduce swelling in my right eyelid? Been swollen but not red/itchy/watery for 24+ hours, getting over cold, menstruating, very stressed. Help

Eyelid: Cold compresses and cucumbers have benefited others in past. Iced white or green tea bags as compresses also help reduce inflammation, but keep your eye closed when applying! ...Read more

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Watery swollen eye lids in the morning is it sinus related?

Watery swollen eye lids in the morning is it sinus related?

Swollen eyelids: Hello, your eyelid swelling is probably related to a normal change in the eyelids that occur as we sleep. As we lay down to sleep, we see more blood in our head versus during the day when we are upright. The other issue is the normal changes of aging. If you aren't having any sinus symptoms, it is unlikely that your sinuses are playing any role in the swelling. See your entt doctor. ...Read more

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4 yo. Watery discharge from eyes, mostly colorless. Eyelids closed when waking up in am. 2nd day. How do I make sure its conjunctivitis or an allergy?

4 yo. Watery discharge from eyes, mostly colorless. Eyelids closed when waking up in am. 2nd day. How do I make sure its conjunctivitis or an allergy?

Can be tricky: The difference between allergy eyes and pink eye is generally that pink eye has thicker drainage that is usually yellow or green and also there is usually an outbreak in daycare or in the family that you can trace the infection to and allergy eye has more watery drainage like you are describing and you may notice your child rubbing at the eyes and also having an itchy nose. Here is a good link! http://www.webmd.com/allergies/guide/conjunctivitis ...Read more

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While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

While wearing makeup and contacts my eyes become watery and a white pus forms. I wake up with crust around my eyes, puffy eyelids and red eyes. What?

Contacts: Either you have infected contacts, or an ulcer. DO NOT WEAR THE CONTACTS UNTIL YOU'VE SEEN YOUR OPHTHALMOLOGIST! A CORNEAL ULCER COULD LEAD TO A PERFORATION, THEN INFECTION INSIDE YOUR EYE (ENDOPHTHALMITIS) AND LOSS OF THE EYE. ...Read more

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Itch inner eyelid n eyecorner, stimes in place whre eyelashes grow, feel sth wedge in eyecorner, stimes lid swelling itch n red.Eye not red/watery.Cause?

Itch inner eyelid n eyecorner, stimes in place whre eyelashes grow, feel sth wedge in eyecorner, stimes lid swelling itch n red.Eye not red/watery.Cause?

Blepharitis: It sound like you are describing multiple symptoms related to the edge of the eyelids. This is usually due to blepharitis. See your eye doctor to be sure. Warm compresses and lid scrubs can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have recently had twitching in my left eyelid and rubing my eyes with watery eyes redness too I also have twitching in my mouth cheek on the right ?

I have recently had twitching in my left eyelid and rubing my eyes with watery eyes redness too I also have twitching in my mouth cheek on the right ?

Muscle spasms: Twitching or muscle spasms can be spontaneous or possibly related to fatigue or stress. Watery eyes and redness could be caused by allergy or irritation. Eyes and eyelids are sensitive and can react to chemicals/products on your hair, face, hands. ...Read more

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Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

Eyelid just got over the flu. But now my upper eye lid is red and looks alittle swollen. Its the left eye only. Its not watery. Just itches on and off. Mostly when it start it itch its at the corner the part closed to your nose. Its not really discharging

If : If the lid becomes painful, this likely represents a stye. Start using the lid soaks with a warm wash cloth 2-3 times daily for 2-3 minutes. If the lid continues to swell, i would recommend evaluation by your eye doctor. This could represent many different things. ...Read more

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Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause ?

Eyelid is swollen eye is watery an blurred vision and also sometimes pain in eye an sharp head ache pains on the same side. What could be the cause ?

Get Eval.: The answer depends upon how long you have had it, how much vision disturbance you have, whether it is strictly one-sided, your age, other health, and other criteria. However, some significant problems can be related. Get ophthalmological evaluation. Depending on what is seen the doctor can refine the possibilities. Consider Cluster HA, SUNCT syndrome, cavernous vein, glaucoma, other. ...Read more

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My baby has a red and watery eye. What could it be?

My baby has a red and watery eye. What could it be?

Conjunctivitis?: The causes of your short description are too numerous to count. The most common causes would be allergy, viral/bacterial conjunctivitis, trauma such as eye rubbing, etc. I would go see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sun allergy in my eye, always watery?

Sun allergy in my eye, always watery?

Watery eye: Watery eye can be due to: allergy (usually with itching), dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should ; cause reflex tearing), clogged meibomian glands; obstructed lacrimal drain. See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common. http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com/. ...Read more