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Eyes are constantly watering, 1.4 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :  
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I have a daughter who is 1.4 yrs old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   her eyes are constantly watering
User :   dnt knw wat to do
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it stops after a hair wash for 2 days
User :   & then continues
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this has happend 3 times now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what shud i do
User :   is it an eye infection
User :   no redness or soreness
Doctor :   Is there any redness of the eye ?

User :   no redness
User :   she is normal
Doctor :   OK , No redness of the can to some extent rulr out
Doctor :   infection in the eye
User :   cud it be heat
Doctor :   Is there any pus discharge ?

User :   no...
Doctor :   Is the child suffering from nasal discharge ?
User :   no
User :   she is fine
Doctor :   Ok, then the probable cause of the increased watering of the eyes would be due to the blockade of the out flow tract which drains major amount of tears into the nasal cavity
User :   ok
User :   what to do abt that
Doctor :   your child needs detailed examination of the tract by an E N T specialist

User :   ok thanks. will take her to one.
User :   Thankyou.
Doctor :   to rule out any block or malformaion
Doctor :   The treatment depends on cause which can be determined by examination

Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   no thanks.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks , Bye
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