Asthma and watery/tearing eyes

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quickstep
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   Posted 7/7/2011 6:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I've had Asthma now going on 15 years - for 39 years, I have had this problem with my eyes constantly tearing or watering up. Could there be a relationship between the tearing and the asthma?

couchtater
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   Posted 7/7/2011 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Eyes can tear for different reasons...
Dry eyes
or
Allergy

You can ask your eye doctor to give you a simple test for dry eyes to rule it out. If it's not dry eyes maybe he can give you something for the allergy.
Joy

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   Posted 7/8/2011 4:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Ditto to what Joy said. Allergies and Asthma, most times, go hand in hand.
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