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A 24-year-old male asked:

Why are both of my eyes red (i can see red veins) its not bloodshot red? kind of itchy, hurts sometimes, and the skin around it swollen.

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
Sounds like: An allergic conjunctivitis. Try cold compresses and some otc fexofenadine once daily. If thick discharge from eyes start or your vision deteriorates then see your doctor. Remove contacts if you wear them until completely resolved.
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