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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   Good after noon doctor
User :   I have a problem in my eyes
User :   my eyes are watering
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since when are you having this problem
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User :   from morning
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please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, height and current weight?
User :   28,
Doctor :   are you having any symptoms of cold and running nose along with this?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you use spectacles? is there antiglare screen on your computer monitor?
User :   I do not use any spectacles. and i do not have any antiglare screen on my computer monitor
Doctor :   ok
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is there redness, itching in eyes associated with the watering?
User :   I am not sure on the redness, but its not itching.
Doctor :   ok
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is there history of glaucoma in the family?
User :   No
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watering with redness and itching points to allergic cause
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since you have only symptom of watering in eyes
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it could be due to these folowing reasons
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1) ingrowing eye lashes
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2) blockage of tear duct
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3) dry eye due to computer syndrome causing reflex watering in eyes
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all these conditions will require and examination
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by an ophthalmologist
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to confirm and differentiate these conditions
User :   OK
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and start appropriate treatment
Doctor :   so what is suggested for you is to go for an ophthalmology check-up
Doctor :   if it is due to the blocking of tear duct
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warm water fomentation wil help to give some relief.
Doctor :   other conditions will need a examination by the ophthalmologist
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   what is fomentation?
Doctor :  
fomentation is the application of warm, soft, medicinal substances, or hot water as for the purpose of easing pain and symptoms
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   I would approach a opthalmologist for eye examination and thanks for the clarification.
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