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why do people get bloodshot eyes

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Sure: But many things cause bloodshot eyes.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deepak Raja
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably unrelated : It is likely something else entirely.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes!: Sounds like inflammation from dry eyes. They dry out during the day and become inflamed, the inflammation worsens while eyes are closed and no tear tu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Topical lubricants: Most chronic red eyes are due to eye dryness. Try using lubricant eyedrops and plain eye ointment at night. Some chronic redness is due to excess ve ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Try some rest: And if that does not work see your eye doc.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: It depends on cause.Subconjunctival hemorrhages clear over the times without any treatment. If due to infection, inflammation or allergy appropriate ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joanna Fisher
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on the cause: If you have a dry eye condition that is causing it, you can try over the counter artificial tears. Avoid situations that aggregate it such as exposure ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
No quick way: People always want a cure... A magic wand but since blood shot eyes can be from just too little sleep - try some rest. If that does not work go se ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on the cause: See an eye doctor to determine the cause then the best treatment can be outlined.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Get some sleep: Use artificial tears.

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