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What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes?: The vast majority of conjunctival hemorrhages are caused by dry eyes which can be helped with artificial tears. Sometimes, the bleeding can be worsene ... Read More
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Usually nothing: Might be a prominent vessel or a burst vessel on the white part of the eye. If inside the eye (over iris or something), then can be more serious.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Dryness: Fatigue lowers the tear flow and causes some eye redness. As long as your vision is not affected or the eyes do not hurt or have pus in them, then yo ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Lots of causes: Red eyes can simply be from dry eye syndrome (common in women, especially peri or post menopausal). Other causes include eyelid inflammation (blephari ... Read More
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Eyes get bloodshot in response to inflammation. The cause of inflammation can be a huge number of things including infection, dryness, misuse of conta ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Common, but: Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding right under the skin of the eye ball) can occur follow coughing/forceful vomitting, or even sneezing. Often no vi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Subconj heme: It is most likely a subconjunctival hemorrhage. If you have a blood-red spot and your eye does not hurt and your vision is unaffected that is probabl ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: May be several possibilities. You may not be having enough sleep. You may have sinus issues best is to see your doctor for pe and get the issue examin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
23 years experience Ophthalmology
See doc: See your primary doctor for a complete work up. Also see eye doctor to look for eye problems such as yellowing from liver diesease.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually nothing: Sub conjunctival hemorrhage is a common condition. It may be due to blood pressure ore eye pressure. But usually a cause is not found. Any valsalva ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Blood clot left eye: You MUST see an eye specialist as soon as possible.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: But migraine is the likely cause. See doctor.
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