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i HAVE A SINUS INFECTION. NOW MY RIGHT EYE IS TEARING AND

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i HAVE A SINUS INFECTION. NOW MY RIGHT EYE IS TEARING AND MUCUS KEEPS APPEARING. IS THAT PART OF THE SINUS INFECTIION??? OR DO I HAVE ANOTHER PROBLEM? IT IS NOT ITCHY. BUT VERY RED.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.
Hello,

This is likely related to the sinus infection. The sinuses are in close contact with the eyes and the sinus infection can spread to the eyes. I'd recommend you see an ophthalmologist or your primary care doctor for evaluation. You may benefit from topical antibiotics for you eyes as well.

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