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Epiphora: Introduction

Epiphora: Impaired elimination of tears. See detailed information below for a list of 52 causes of Epiphora, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Epiphora:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Epiphora. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Epiphora:

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Epiphora: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Epiphora, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Epiphora Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Epiphora may include:

  • See an ophthalmologist
  • Treatment is based on the underlying disorder
  • Steroid drops
  • Avoid environmental allergens
  • Punctual irrigation
  • Nasolacrimal duct probe
  • Dacrocystorhinostomy
  • more treatments...»

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Stories from Users for Epiphora

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Epiphora: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Epiphora may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Epiphora

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Epiphora: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Epiphora: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Epiphora listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Epiphora as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Epiphora

The list below shows some of the causes of Epiphora mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Epiphora?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Epiphora. Of the 52 causes of Epiphora that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 51 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Epiphora:

The following list of conditions have 'Epiphora' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Epiphora Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Epiphora based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Epiphora:

    Tears excessive, Watering eyes, Hyperlacrimation
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Epiphora:

    Medical Conditions associated with Epiphora:

    Watery eye (547 causes), Tear symptoms (288 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Epiphora:

    Crying (64 causes), Watery eyes (547 causes), Dry eyes (74 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Tear symptoms (288 causes), Excessive tearing (288 causes), Trichiasis (13 causes), Entropion (12 causes), Nasolacrimal duct, Dacrocystitis (6 causes)

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