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A 19-year-old female asked:

Every time i stroke my cats i get swollen, red, itchy eyes (sometimes is only one) am i allergic to cats? never had this problem before now.

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Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 13 years experience
It would seem so: You described allergic symptoms in response to a similar stimulus ( the cat). You have two choices, avoid cats or start using allergy medicine when you know you'll be around them.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2017

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