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Why do my eyes always water when im in school?

Why do my eyes always water when im in school?

Dry eye: Likely dry eye. Indoor conditions with air conditioning or heaters can dry out the eye and cause compensatory tearing. ...Read more

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My eyes are constantly watering and I'm not sure what's causing them to water?

My eyes are constantly watering and I'm not sure what's causing them to water?

Possibly dry eye: Tearing can by a symptom of dry eye. The large tear gland (lacrimal gland) can excessively produce tears if the eyes become dry enough (reflex tearing). Allergy is another common cause of tearing. There are other conditions that can cause tearing, such as an obstructed tear drainage system and inflammation in the eye. An eye exam would be required for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my eyes watering from jalapeo?

I'm wondering why are my eyes watering from jalapeo?

Irritation: The substances in jalapeƱo are a chemical irritant to the eyes. When exposed to a chemical irritant the conjunctiva reacts which causes tearing. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my eyes are constantly watering, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my eyes are constantly watering, what do you suggest?

Two causes..: First is that the tear drainage system may be blocked. The only way to fix this is to see you eye doctor. Second, the surface of your eye may be irritated. This sends a signal to the brain that your eye needs more tears. Putting lubricating eye drops in the eyes will slow down the watering. ...Read more

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I'm a teacher but it was hours after school when I saw I had blood on my shirt I'm worried I touched the blood then my eyes or something. Concerns?!?

I'm a teacher but it was hours after school when I saw I had blood on my shirt I'm worried I touched the blood then my eyes or something. Concerns?!?

Doubtful: Dangerous blood borne pathogens are very fragile outside the human body. So, if you had a small spot of blood that you may have touched, it is unlikely that you would contract anything. As always, if extremely concerned, see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What can stop eyes from watering?

What can stop eyes from watering?

Moist heat compress: Can help open ducts to release oils from the merino moan glands keeps the tears on the surface of the eyeball longer. Poor tear Gil and medications are the biggest culprits. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes water when I yawn?

Why do my eyes water when I yawn?

Muscle contraction: Yawning often produces a reflex tearing response as a result of the facial muscle contractions produced when the mouth opens widely during the yawn. Now just what causes the yawn is yet to be fully elucidated. ...Read more

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Can I use rose water inside my eyes?

Can I use rose water inside my eyes?

What for?: Putting rose water in your eyes will not do any good, it may be harmful. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to open eyes in sea water?

Is it healthy to open eyes in sea water?

As long as the water: Is not contaminated, and you are not wearing contact lenses! You can wear goggles, or prescription goggles, or no goggles. The salinity of the ocean should not harm the eyes. Do not go into the water after heavy rains, or when there's contaminated runoff from the city waters into the ocean, as often raw sewage is dumped into the ocean by many countries, cities. Protect your health first! ...Read more

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How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

How can I stop my eyes watering so much?

Many causes: There are many potential causes of watering eyes (tearing). Eyes can tear either because they are producing too much tears, usually due to ocular surfaces diseases (like allergies, blepharitis or even mild dry eyes) or some irritation on the surface of the eye, or due to a blockage in the tear drainage system. See your eye doctor to determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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R honey and water drops harmful for eyes?

R honey and water drops harmful for eyes?

NO: If correctly mixed it is not harmful. 1 drop of honey to 5 drops of water a 20% honey mix has been shown in some studies to help dry eyes. Multiple non-peer review articles say it helps. I like to see a peer reviewed article. Many of my patients use the 20% honey mix and I have not seen any side effects. But claims of brighter looking eyes or lighter color eyes with honey use is false. ...Read more

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My eyes keep watering every time I eat peppers?

My eyes keep watering every time I eat peppers?

Ocular irritation: Peppers can cause irritation of the ocular surface and loss of vision. You can try artificial tears as therapy. ...Read more

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How is it that my eyes water every time I yawn?

How is it that my eyes water every time I yawn?

Its common: The mechanism for yawning also is linked to the mechanism for tearing. Therefore when yawning occurance, a temporary influx of tears comes out. ...Read more

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Why do your eyes start watering when you're tired?

Why do your eyes start watering when you're tired?

Reflex tearing: Tired eyes get dry, a state which sends an urgent signal to the eye to make more tears. When tired, this system tends to overcompensate and send forth even more tears than necessary thus causing watery eyes.
An artificial tear wetting drop used when you begin to get tired can help a lot. Also, taking breaks from reading to blink can help.
Good luck. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Why is it that every time I yawn, my eyes water??!

Why is it that every time I yawn, my eyes water??!

Tear ducts squeezed: Your tear ducts are squeezed when you yawn and that leads to watering of your eyes. ...Read more

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Why does your eyes water when going to the bathroom?

Why does your eyes water when going to the bathroom?

Should not: Don't know why your eyes do this. This is not typical. ...Read more

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Why water comes out of eyes and how can I prevent it?

Why water comes out of eyes and how can I prevent it?

2 causes: If eyes water all the time the tear drainage system is blocked, if watering periodic and worse in late afternoon/ evenings then this is from surface drying of the eyes- watering is a reflex to dryness. Lubricating eye drops will stop this reflex and watering. ...Read more

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How to control over water/tear production (for eyes)?

How to control over water/tear production (for eyes)?

Depends what's causing it: Different medical conditions can cause epiphora, which is increased tearing of the eyes. It could come from anatomical tear duct issues, post-radiation therapy, meibomian gland dysfunction, or ocular rosacea and blepharitis, or environmental, work related issues like extended computer use causing decreased blinking, or decreased hormones. Treat the cause to prevent the condition. Use lubricating tears too. ...Read more

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What do schools do to check a child's eyes and hearing?

What do schools do to check a child's eyes and hearing?

Eyes and Ears: Schools or pediatric offices typically use eye charts to test vision and a test called OAE to check hearing. The child responds if they hear tones of different volume levels. ...Read more

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Is it better to rinse your eyes with warm or cold water?

Is it better to rinse your eyes with warm or cold water?

Neither: Tap water is not sterile and should only be used for irrigatin in case of an emergency chemical injury when nothing else is available. Use sterile irrigating eyewash to rinse the eyes, or artificial tears. ...Read more

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Can shower water blind you if you wash your eyes out in them?

No: Unless the municipal water system is substituting horror movie acid, then no, there is no risk. ...Read more

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What happens if u open your eyes under water wearing contacts?

They float away: If you open your eyes underwater with contact lenses, there is a very good chance you will lose them in the water. Wear swim goggles over your contacts or don't swim in them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to control over water/tear production (for eyes)?

Dry eye: The most common cause of tear production is dryness, but there are other causes. I would see your ophthalmologist to see if you have a nasolacrimal obstruction. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop from squinting and get my eyes to stop watering?

What can I do to stop from squinting and get my eyes to stop watering?

Needs eyes checked: Since you are squinting to see, you may need glasses, so have it checked with eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is it called when your eyes water? Is there a medical term for this?

Epiphora: Consistent watery eyes = epiphora. This can be due to a blocked tear drainage (duct) or even dry eyes. Dry eyes cause watery eyes due to a reflex pathway which tells your brain "my eye are dry" so it send a signal to the lacrimal gland to create more tears. If the drainage of tear outflow is blocked, then any tears you make will just overflow out of the eyelids, instead of draining out. ...Read more

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How to stop my eyes watering when I go outside? Strange that it happens.

How to stop my eyes watering when I go outside? Strange that it happens.

Allergies?: Do you have allergies that may be irritating your eyes and making them water? There are eye drops that can help stop the reaction to allergies. Are you sensitive to light? Sunglasses may help that too.

But the biggest thing is to figure out the cause of the tearing and fix that. ...Read more

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How come when my eyes water my vision gets better? As if I had glasses on

How come when my eyes water my vision gets better? As if I had glasses on

Changed power: The tear film alters the power of the eye to a small degree. Apparently that alteration is just the amount your eyes need to go from near perfect, to perfect. ...Read more

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My eyes gets more yellowish in school but at home they are normal. What should I do?

My eyes gets more yellowish in school but at home they are normal. What should I do?

? lighting: Unless you are affected by a disease of your liver leading to jaundice, I am unsure of why your eyes "white" part appear more yellow at school than home. The overhead lighting at school may impart some sort of illumination affect that you see as more yellow in your eyes. If you are concerned and others notice this change, seek md evaluation. ...Read more

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My brother got chlorine in his eyes but washing it with water isn't helping a lot. What can he do?

My brother got chlorine in his eyes but washing it with water isn't helping a lot. What can he do?

Irrigation: Irrigate with bottled water or tap water for 10' and take to a quick care center ASAP to have eyes evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Does it mean something is wrong with my eyes when only one of them water, swells, and gets irritated?

Conjunctivitis: This may be conjunctivitis, allergy or dry eye. Viral conjunctivitis migrates to the other eye within a few days, and is a self-limiting illness that will improve on its own in 1-2 weeks. Allergies often occur in both eyes unless the allergen falls into one eye only. Another possible cause is dry eye, which can be worse in one eye. If this is a frequent occurence, get checked out by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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My cute niece 1 year old, most of the time for him water or tears drops out from his eyes. Please suggest?

My cute niece 1 year old, most of the time for him water or tears drops out from his eyes. Please suggest?

Blocked tear ducts: And chronic pink eye from allergies can cause constant / intermittent tearing of the eyes. Allergy medications, orally and eye drops usually control them but at times they may get infected. Regardless, see a pediatric ophthalmologist to see what is the best option unless your child has down's w congenital tear duct obstruction, probing or stent tube may be needed. ...Read more