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18 Sep 2008

ear and eye problems
hi im 74 and until recently i have been experiencing, dry itchy, teary eyes and sometimes they are swollen in the mornings and my ears are very itchy as well. i do have a thyroid problem could this be related at all?
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Norma
Yes it could have - hyperthyroidism can cause eye symptoms. You could also have an allergy or you may not be making enough tears. Please let your doctor have a look.
Dr Bets
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