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Why do I start sneezing and have watery eyes when I have an allergic reaction?
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
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In brief: Defense
An allergic reaction is your body's attempt to clear itself of particles or substances which it percieves (sometimes inaccurately) to be a threat.
Sneezing clears allergens from the nose and watery eyes flushes them away from the surface of the eye.

In brief: Defense
An allergic reaction is your body's attempt to clear itself of particles or substances which it percieves (sometimes inaccurately) to be a threat.
Sneezing clears allergens from the nose and watery eyes flushes them away from the surface of the eye.
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