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Watering From Eyes

Usually, tears are discharged through the tear ducts and then evaporate, but due to some reasons, overproduction of tears causes watering from eyes. Tears help lubricate the eyes and wash away foreign particles and dust. The causes of watery eyes are eye strain, windy climate, sun exposure, sinus problems, allergy, blepharitis, ingrown eyelash, conjunctivitis, blocked tear ducts, eye injury, etc.

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What is the reason for my cold, blocked nose, and watery eyes?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from a cold, sore throat and ear pain. Even I have watery eyes for the past two days. Last night I took Cetirizine and Paracetamol and today morning I took Paracetamol and Lozenges but it is not decreasing at all. I got more secretion and blocked nose. What can I do for this...  Read Full »

Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It looks like a common cold, viral in nature, usually, antibiotics are not needed and self-limiting but chances of superimposition by a bacterial infection is there. As due to ear pain, likely secondary to eustachian tube blockage, fluid collection inside the middle ear...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for frequent headache, watery eyes and pressure on nose and ears?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few days, I am getting frequent headaches. Last week my BP was 140/90 mmHg. Yesterday it was 140/80 mmHg. Now again I have a headache, eyes are watering and I am feeling pressure on my nose and ears.  Read Full »

Dr. Med, Özlem Karabuda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Normal blood pressure level is 120/80 mmHg. Your blood pressure exceeds these limits and it seems as you are suffering from stage one to two hypertension. Hypertension is a very important problem as it causes other serious illnesses over time. You are very young and ...  Read Full »

Why is 1-year-old having watery eyes with runny nose?

Query: Hello doctor,My son who is one-year-old is having watery right eye since yesterday morning. It is not watering continuously. It is like that yesterday morning after waking up today morning after waking up and today evening. Sometimes, along with watery eyes, runny nose is also there. Along with wate...  Read Full »

Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Just follow advice. Clean eye from inside to outside with clean cotton or cloth. Instill Tobramycin eye drops one drop in each eye three times a day. Start syrup Cetirizine one teaspoon once a day for five days. It may be due to some allergy or infection but it is st...  Read Full »

Is watery discharge from eyes a sign of conjunctivitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have little white discharge from my eyes when I wake up. Could this be some form of conjunctivitis? If yes, what is the treatment? I have been washing my eyes with warm saline water for three days. After I wash, the eyes are normal and there is no redness during the day. The condition ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If this is a recent onset and finding, then it could be conjunctivitis. However, if you aren't experiencing any other symptoms like pain, it's probable that your condition is related to pollution. Consider adjusting your exposure to pollutants. Alongside, you can continu...  Read Full »

What causes watering of the eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, My left eye is watering continuously, not sure if it is dust or eyelash hair that is in. It is troubling me a lot since yesterday morning.   Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I had a look at the photo you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a bit blurry, and unfortunately, if there is a foreign body or an eyelash embedded under the upper eyelid, it will not be visible in the photo. Is your ...  Read Full »

Why does my eye keep on watering?

Query: Hi doctor, I waked up in the morning with eye pain in my right eye. I think that I have hair stuck in it. I am unable to open it. It hurts a lot when I move my eyes around or while trying to open it.   Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to have two probable causes. You can have a foreign body on the top of the cornea or conjunctiva or under the eyelid. You can examine your eyes by seeing a mirror. If you see anything like a foreign body, then wash your eyes using water. Unknowingly, you ca...  Read Full »

After driving at night, my eyes are teary and painful in the morning. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, After driving at night, the next morning, my eyes are teary and painful. Even after driving at night and someone brights my eyes cannot handle it. What process will happen at the eye clinic? What tests should I undergo?  Read Full »

Dr. Skandha Harshita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to By going through your query, I could understand that you have difficulty in driving at night, and you wanted first-hand information about the process of eye examination when you consult an ophthalmologist. When you visit an ophthalmologist, you will initially have yo...  Read Full »

Can glasses be used for watering from eyes while using mobile?

Query: Hello doctor, Water is coming from my eyes when I use mobile. Can you suggest me glasses?  Read Full »

Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You should try to minimize mobile screen time. Secondly, try to make habit of eye blinking at the regular interval because while seeing screen we stare and do not blink that much. That is why the eye gets dry and to compensate that, your eyes start producing excessive t...  Read Full »

My eyes get watery when I talk to people or when I am nervous. Why is that happening?

Query: Hello doctor,My eyes get watery when I talk to people or when I am nervous. Why is that happening?  Read Full »

Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Our autonomic nervous system also controls lacrimation or tearing and for some emotional changes can activate the autonomous system and hence tearing. There is no specific medication for the same. But you can try using mild anti-allergens like Olopatadine or Naphazol...  Read Full »

What could be the white spot in the eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a watery eye and I feel something is there in my eye since last week. It was really bad during the weekend and I found a white spot in the eye. I went to an ophthalmologist and he just had a look through the machine. He said it could be marginal keratitis and gave me drops and cr...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Can you name the medicines that your doctor prescribed? Marginal keratitis is not a disease to be taken lightly. The white spot will lighten as the healing begins but will not completely vanish. Send me the pictures of the doctor's file and the medications prescribed.   Read Full »

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