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my sons eyes are watering a lot what could it be?

my son is 5 months and his eyes are watering a lot all of the sudden he also rubs them constantly until they turn red...allergies maybe? i dont know.

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Asked by accdmj at 3:09 PM on Aug. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Allergies.

    Answer by Glamourina at 3:10 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Maybe allergies

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:11 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • It could also be a clogged tear duct.


    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:12 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • yep most lilkely. I am in NW Pennsylvania and allergies here are horrible. Hay season, all the pollens from trees and flowers and stuff. And now it's goldenrod time.....TERRIBLE

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 3:12 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • It could be pinkeye which is very contagious!!! I would take him to a doctor,today!!!

    Answer by dancer at 3:36 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • His eyes dont get red unless hes rubbing at them though...when he wakes up in the morning they look just fine, and they arent getting crusty or sticky at all like they would with pink eye

    Comment by accdmj (original poster) at 3:39 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Allergies

    Answer by noahsmommy12908 at 3:43 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • I would have to guess it has more to do with teething than with allergies...

    Answer by campeno at 9:43 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Could be tear ducts. Rub them gently with your finger just tear duct area like ten times each eye a couple times a day. Try not to use the same finger with each eye in case there's something else going on. Do you wear perfume or apply lotion to him or you? Could be something he smells that he's sensitive to.

    Answer by babygoose78 at 1:34 AM on Aug. 22, 2010

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