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Why do my eyes get watery whenever I look at people?

Why do my eyes get watery whenever I look at people?

Not related to the: People, your eye may be watering because the surface is dry, try some lubricating eye drops. If still waters the tear drainage system may be plugged up. See your eye care doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, why do my eyes get watery when I'm nervous and get a lot of attention, etc? It looks like im cryin, and its ruining my life. Please help

Hi, why do my eyes get watery when I'm nervous and get a lot of attention, etc? It looks like im cryin, and its ruining my life. Please help

Anxiety, Depression: I understand your nervousness and sadness.
It is OK to feel sad when you get attention

Respect yourself who you are at this time.
Relax by breathing relaxation, Visual Imagery, Music, walking in nature, Yoga, Meditation.

Believe in yourself
Exercise, walk in nature
Feel good about daily achievements
See a Therapist for self-acceptance, to resolve conflicts with family and friends, coping skills ...Read more

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Why do my eyes get watery whenever I get nervous?

Why do my eyes get watery whenever I get nervous?

Parasympathetic: Your eyes are very sensitive and responsive to various internal and external environmental factors including ambient light levels and autonomic nervous system stimulation. When you get nervous you can deplete your adrenaline levels or you can also reduce ph within your system which can have the effect of increasing parasympathetic nervous system (pns) tone. The pns stimulates tear formation. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes get watery when I go outside under the sun? I don't look at the sun. 

Why does my eyes get watery when I go outside under the sun? I don't look at the sun. 

Irritation: We call this "reactive epiphora" it is a natural reflex of the eye to stimulation and irritation. The best way to combat this is to use sunglasses. Yes, please don't look at the sun! ...Read more

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Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I look at a computer screen for a long time?

Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I look at a computer screen for a long time?

You bet!: When we stare at something for a long time (computer screen, book, wall) we decrease the amount of blinking per minute. Blinking pushes water on the eye (reverse windshield wiper) to coat it. When you don't blink, the eye dries and sends a signal to the tear gland to produce more tears in order to protect the eye. It is a sign that you are staring too long. Try a break or artificial tears. ...Read more

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I have a green runny nose that comes and goes and a dry cough that comes and goes, my eyes get watery when I cough & sneez. Allergy pills don't help.

I have a green runny nose that comes and goes and a dry cough that comes and goes, my eyes get watery when I cough & sneez. Allergy pills don't help.

Hay fever: Your symptoms are consistent with hay fever or allergic rhinitis. If untreated, it can lead to sinusitis. Many patients who suffer from allergy symptoms can have asthma too. This can cause coughing, anxiety because you cannot breath well. Early mild allergy symptom, allergy pills work. Later on, it will not be enough. We allergist are specialized in treating those conditions. ...Read more

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My eyes get watery whenever I lay down, is that bad?

My eyes get watery whenever I lay down, is that bad?

No: Watery eyes serve a protective function--you may have allergies to what is in the room when you lie down. ...Read more

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Why is it that my eyes get watery every day no matter what I do?

Why is it that my eyes get watery every day no matter what I do?

Probably dry eyes: As a reflex, your eyes will water to try and compensate for the dryness. Try artificial tears to help your eyes stay lubricated as a start. See an eye doctor that can recommend more advanced treatment if the artificial tears don't help. They can also make sure its not an eyelid or tear duct problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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My eyes get watery and itchy when I start reading a book. Is this normal?

My eyes get watery and itchy when I start reading a book. Is this normal?

It may be dry eyes: If this symptom does not occur at any other time, it is likely related to dry eyes or the need for reading glasses. Although itchy eyes are often a sign of allergies, they would occur throughout the day. If you try artificial tears several times per day and still have these symptoms see an eye doctor who will evaluate your vision and overall eye health. ...Read more

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My eyes get watery for no reason and it's very annoying. How can I stop this?

My eyes get watery for no reason and it's very annoying. How can I stop this?

Epiphora: Eyes water for two basic reasons: either something is irritating them (like an onion or an allergy) and stimulating the lacrimal gland to secrete more tears, or the tear drainage system is blocked so that the normal tears cannot get down the drainage tubes to the nose. At your age it is probably the former problem--maybe an allergy? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyes get watery for no reason and it's very annoying?

What do you suggest if my eyes get watery for no reason and it's very annoying?

Ophthalmologist: See an ophthalmologist. It could be as simple as dry eyes, or possibly clogged tear drainage duct. You could try artificial tears one drop 4 times a day got a week or do. If it improves it is most likely dry eyes and the tearing is a reflex to the dryness. If doesn't then you need examination. ...Read more

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What could cause me to hear my heart beat in one of my ears every couple of days? Rarely eyes get watery when hearing heart beat.

What could cause me to hear my heart beat in one of my ears every couple of days? Rarely eyes get watery when hearing heart beat.

Ears: We hear by 2 mechanisms: external sounds via air conduction and internal sounds by bone conduction. Normal anatomy: your carotid artery passes through the bone that makes up your inner ear. Bottom line: you likely have serous otitis media or an intermittently congested eustachian tube. When your external hearing is diminished, you hear the softer internal blood flow. This is not dangerous. ...Read more

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How come all of a sudden my eyes get itchy and watery?

How come all of a sudden my eyes get itchy and watery?

Allergy: Allergic conjunctivitis most commonly presents with itching and watering. Use tiered appoach to find out cause and treatment at: Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com ...Read more

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How come my eyes burns, get watery and turn red?

How come my eyes burns, get watery and turn red?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Try artificial tears, warm compresses, and fish oil supplements. If no resolution, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. He's 11 years old. Is there something over the counter that you can recommend?

With the beginning of spring, my son's eyes get watery a lot. He's 11 years old. Is there something over the counter that you can recommend?

Seasonal allergy: Yes, you can get Cetirizine (Texa). There are many other options, eye drops etc. But that would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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Why do I get watery eyes for no reason?

Why do I get watery eyes for no reason?

WAtering: Watering eyes often reflex tearing from eye irritation from dry eyes, blepharitis, or allergies. One eye tearing may be nasolacrimal duct obstruction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of watery eyes?

Yes: Determine if reflexive tearing (thus treat the etiology, remove inciting factor or improve the tear film or make more tears), or obstruction of the tear drain (thus re-open it or bypass it), or any underlying primary or secondary cause. Excessive tearing is usually when you have to carry a tissue box and the tears are always spilling over like crying. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of red, watery eyes?

What are ways to get rid of red, watery eyes?

Need diagnosis!: It sound like allergies, but you need t be seen and properly diagnosed, before treatment can be implemented. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I play a game?

Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I play a game?

Absolutely: Intense visual attention to books, computer screens etc. Will result in infrequent blinking so that tears are not spread across the eye to wet the developing dry spots from evaporation. Use artificial tears frequently to avoid this. Patients with Parkinson's disease often have terrible blink rates and exhibit moderate to severe dryness of the corneas and conjunctiva. ...Read more

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What causes my eyes to get really watery and start to run down my face?

What causes my eyes to get really watery and start to run down my face?

Inflammation: There are many causes of watery eyes and the diagnosis usually can be considered by performing a slit lamp examination in which the clinician may check at the eyelid surface for possibility of inflammation (blepharitis). In some patients, there may be partial or total obstruction of their nasolacrimal system which clears excess tears from the eyes towards their nose. ...Read more

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What could be causing my eyes to be burning and watery and sometimes they get red?

See an eye doctor: It could simply be dry eyes. You need to see an eye doctor to find out why you are having these symptoms however. ...Read more

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My eyes frequently get watery, itchy, and blurry. Could this be because I need glasses?

My eyes frequently get watery, itchy, and blurry. Could this be because I need glasses?

More likely dry eyes: Watery, blurred, itchy eyes are usually either allergic or dry. These symptoms do not usually occur when someone needs glasses or is wearing the wrong prescription. See an eye doctor who will evaluate the health of your eyes and discuss treatment options with you. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of red, watery eyes?

Red eyes: Are usually do to inflammation which is the basis to the watering. The inflammation
disrupts tears production making the eyes dry. This dryness sends a signal to the brain saying the eye is dry, more tears result. Stop that signal by using artificial tear drops, this can help with the redness also. Restasis is also an option. ...Read more

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My eyes are watery (especially after I leave my house in the morning) I get some sticky liquid through the day, they feel uncomfortable and tired : (?

My eyes are watery (especially after I leave my house in the morning) I get some sticky liquid through the day, they feel uncomfortable and tired : (?

Allergies.: That sounds like allergies, particularly to something in the environment as opposed to something in your house. Could be ragweed this time of year, for example. Or the dander from dogs that people are walking in the morning. Watery eyes usually are accompanied by congestion, cough and runny nose. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of watery, itchy eyes?

What can I do to get rid of watery, itchy eyes?

Eye drops: If you have seasonal allergies and now is the season in texas, use over the counter zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops for starters. ...Read more