A 19-year-old female asked:
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left side of eye is blood shot, feels like something is in eye, white spot on the edge of my iris? what is this? i wear contacts

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Dr. Richard Schneider
44 years experience Integrative Medicine
Eye irritation: The bloodshot eye and feeling of irritation in a person who wears contacts may be due to a scratch or ulceration of the cornea, or possibly an infection. See your doctor for appropriate treatment.
Answered on Feb 14, 2016

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