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1,135 Possible Causes for Excessive Tearing

  • Hay Fever

    tear production; Dennie-Morgan lines (prominent creases below the inferior eyelid); and dark circles around the eyes (“allergic shiners”), which are related to vasodilation[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and oropharynx include the following: Ears: Retraction and abnormal flexibility of the tympanic membrane Eyes: Injection and swelling of the palpebral conjunctivae, with excess[emedicine.medscape.com] History Signs and symptoms of allergic rhinitis include the following: Sneezing Itching: Nose, eyes, ears, palate Rhinorrhea Postnasal drip Congestion Anosmia Headache Earache Tearing[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    tear production; Dennie-Morgan lines (prominent creases below the inferior eyelid); and dark circles around the eyes (“allergic shiners”), which are related to vasodilation[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and oropharynx include the following: Ears: Retraction and abnormal flexibility of the tympanic membrane Eyes: Injection and swelling of the palpebral conjunctivae, with excess[emedicine.medscape.com] History Signs and symptoms of allergic rhinitis include the following: Sneezing Itching: Nose, eyes, ears, palate Rhinorrhea Postnasal drip Congestion Anosmia Headache Earache Tearing[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ectropion

    , you will most likely have excess tearing.[nlm.nih.gov] This rubbing can lead to excessive tearing, crusting of the eyelid, mucous discharge and irritation of the eye.[nei.nih.gov] This happens because the eye gets dry, then makes more tears. The excess tears can't get into the tear drainage duct.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    (Reason: to prevent damage to the cornea) Expected Course: The discomfort, redness and excessive tearing usually pass 1 to 2 hours after the FB is removed.[tenaflypediatrics.com] What to Expect: The discomfort, redness, and excessive tearing should go away within 1-2 hours. If it does not go away, you should see a doctor.[advocaremainlinepeds.com] This maneuver, and tears, will sometimes dislodge the particle. Contacts: Children with contact lenses need to switch to glasses temporarily.[tenaflypediatrics.com]

  • Eyeball Injury

    A scratch can cause symptoms like: Blurred vision Light sensitivity Pain Redness Excess tears Small scratches usually heal on their own.[webmd.com] Chemicals, such as acids and alkali, can cause permanent blindness, while milder chemicals may cause only irritation, burning, and excessive tearing until the eye is washed[eye.keckmedicine.org]

  • Conjunctivitis

    tearing from one or both eyes Build-up or crusting overnight that makes it difficult to open your eyes Swollen eyelids Your doctor will determine the exact cause of why your[bausch.com] Conjunctivitis symptoms Conjunctivitis leads to: Eye irritation and redness Excessive tears in the eyes A discharge with pus Swelling of the eyelids Photophobia (you can’t[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] […] other telltale signs of pink eye include: Feeling of foreign objects in one or both eyes Itching or burning in one or both eyes Yellowish discharge from one or both eyes Excess[bausch.com]

  • Pterygium

    These symptoms include: Reduction in vision Distorted vision Excessive tearing Eye discoloration Irritation Astigmatism Scarring of the eye Cosmetic effects to the appearance[neweyeslasvegas.com] Symptoms of a pterygium often include: Distorted vision Vision loss Discoloration of the eye Eye irritation Excessive tearing Scarring along the tissues of the eye Visible[gwsvision.com] It is often progressive and encroaches over the cornea, which can ultimately cause you to experience distorted or lost vision, and have symptoms of excessive tearing and irritation[neweyeslasvegas.com]

  • Blepharitis

    Excess tearing or dry eyes.[mayoclinic.org] Abnormal tear film interferes with the healthy lubrication of your eyelids. This can irritate your eyes and cause symptoms of dry eyes or excess tearing.[mayoclinic.org] […] secretions and other debris shed from the eyelids, such as flaking associated with dandruff, can accumulate in your tear film — the water, oil and mucus solution that forms tears[mayoclinic.org]

  • Blocked Tear Duct

    Infected tear ducts, or dacryocystitis, is an inflammation of the tear drainage system in one or both eyes that cause excessive tearing, and sometimes redness and discharge[bausch.com] Definition Questions about a blocked tear duct previously diagnosed by a physician Symptoms A continuously watery eye (excessive tearing) Tears fill the eye and occasionally[vidanthealth.com] The excessive tearing can also produce secondary skin changes on the lower eyelids.[josephconwaymd.com]

  • Bell's Palsy

    Upon observation, the left upper and lower eyelids were drooping and the left eye had excessive tearing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They can range from mild to severe and include Twitching Weakness Paralysis Drooping eyelid or corner of mouth Drooling Dry eye or mouth Excessive tearing in the eye Impaired[medlineplus.gov] Other symptoms can include: Excessive tearing or excessively dry eyes Increased ear sensitivity, specifically to sound Drooling Loss of or decreased sense of taste One-sided[birthinjuryguide.org]

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