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Why Do My Eyes Get Watery When 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
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
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
Why do my eyes get watery when im nervous/talking to a stranger I was at school n they asked me a question everyone was lookin at me they it happen.
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
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
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
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
No: Watery eyes serve a protective function--you may have allergies to what is in the room when you lie down. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I am concerned with my tears. Every time I cry or my eyes get watery, I wipe my eyes but there are hard pieces I wipe away too. What is it?
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
My eyes get very watery, whenever I yawn. Is that normal and does that happen to everyone or am I the very few? N is it cure able?
Can be normal: Some people have a link neurologically that causes tearing when they yawn. Nothing you can do. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Is it normal for my eyes to burn really bad, be watery, and turn red while I am starting to get sick?
Not infrequent!: Make sure you drink lots of fluids and keep hydrated! ...Read more
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