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Watery Eyes

Conjunctivitis, ectropion, entropion, blocked tear ducts, dry eyes, eye allergies, scratch, blepharitis, and stye are certain conditions that cause watery eyes. They can also be associated with itching, red, and swollen eyes with blurred vision. Antibiotic eye drops, anti-allergy eye drops, and warm compress help in its management. Most cases with a simple cause like eye strain, allergy, etc., resolve on their own without treatment.

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I noticed watery eyes in my 2-year-old son when he watches TV or laptop and does not eat healthy foods. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is completing 2 years in a few days. And I recently noticed he had watery eyes when he watches TV or laptop, and it occurs every time he watches them. He also has redness of eyes right from birth, but when he is exposed to cold weather, he is normal. Also, he does not eat anything ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I have a few suggestions, 1. Excess exposure to screens (television, laptop, and mobile phones) can cause watery eyes. This is a rising problem in children. 2. He needs to be educated on the ill effects of over-s...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my itchy, burning, watery, and red eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing itchy, burning, watery, and red eyes for around a month now. Initially, I only had watery eyes, after that, itchiness and burning sensations started. I tried using allergy eye relief drops for the symptoms, but I have finished an entire bottle without any impro...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. It seems like you may have allergic conjunctivitis, which is a common condition that occurs when your eyes react to an allergen. This reaction causes the eyes to produce histamine, which leads to redness, swelling,...  Read Full »

I have eye irritation with a white spec in my left eye. Could it be a parasite as I feel movement in my eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I may be paranoid. I feel like I have parasites (worms) living in my eyes. For a few days my eyes have been getting irritated when I rub them, but today it got worse. My left eye was extremely watery and I decided to wash it. I washed my eyes, but I noticed a white spec right on the bo...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I have seen the attached images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) and it seems more likely to be a small ulcer rather than a parasite. There is no well-formed parasite to be seen. I suggest y...  Read Full »

Can light from a laser hair removal damage your eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I bought the laser hair removal at home. I thought they would send me the protective glasses and wore my sunglasses instead. I set it up on the lowest mode and put it on my hand for a patch. When I saw how bright, I immediately turned everything off. I do not think the sunglasses are eno...  Read Full »

Dr. Hussein Mohamed Sherif Ahmed Ayoub

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, first of all, I must say that you have done the right thing. You should not use it without protective goggles. Such laser are usually harmful to your eyes but on long term use. So to answer your questions, I highly doubt any harm was done to you. Since you have...  Read Full »

How to get rid of symptoms due to allergic rhinitis?

Query: Hello doctor,My symptoms are watery eyes, blocked nose, sneezing, and runny nose with transparent fluid coming out of my nose. It gets worse when I have something from the refrigerator but I am sure it is not common cold. What other doctors diagnosed was that I have got allergic rhinitis. I feel fin...  Read Full »

Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Jonnalagadda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms you have mentioned are allergic rhinitis. But it is just not sneezing and watering of eyes. It causes major complications in your body starting from sinusitis to asthma which becomes permanent in your life. We have to curb it in its initial stages. First, c...  Read Full »

I experience itching and hives every time I ejaculate, as well as watery eyes and nose. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had problems with itching and hives for six years. At that time the doctor diagnosed me with chronic urticaria and started my medication but I did not get any results. But when I self-diagnosed, I saw symptoms like post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS). Whenever I ejaculate I ge...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It is an allergic issue. 1. Reduce the frequency of masturbation. 2. Do yoga, pranayam, and go for walks until you sweat. 3. Eat more salads and fruits. 4. Avoid oily, spicy, and non-vegetarian foods for a few w...  Read Full »

My 5-month-old baby has had a blocked nose, cough, cold, and watery eyes for the last eight days. Cold medicine did not work. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My five-month-old baby has had a blocked nose, cough, cold, and watery eyes for the last eight days. Cold medicine did not work. Currently, the following medicines are given: 1. Paracetamol phenylephrine hydrochloride and Chlorpheniramine maleate drops. 2. Oxymetazoline hydrochloride nasal...  Read Full »

Dr. Jeffrey Aaron

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope the baby is alright and you all are safe. Firstly, watery eyes and a cold with a cough are signs of allergy because the infection is mostly viral. Please make sure that there is no fast breathing or poor activity for the child. If the child is active and taking ...  Read Full »

My eyes were swollen and watery after I slept with the kerosene heater running all night. Which medicines would help me overcome this?

Query: Hello doctor,About a month ago, I slept with a kerosene heater running all night. When I woke up, my eyes were watery and swollen. The part above my eyes was sensitive. Everything on the left side of my face was sore. I could not feel anything on the right side. I have consulted five doctors, and th...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about your suffering. Your symptoms are most likely due to lacrimal drainage obstruction (small canaliculi at the lower inner part of the eye, which is responsible for the drainage of the tears), which cause pain and swelling in the eyes. The othe...  Read Full »

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