A 37-year-old member asked:
There is blood in eye from cat scratch?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Toscaanswered
Urgent Care 22 years experience
Opthamologist ASAP: You're at risk for infection. You need to start antibiotics asap. You can be seen by your primary or urgent care if u can't get into opthamology right away. You're cornea needs to be examined. You undoubtly have a corneal laceration or abrasion.
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Dr. Keshav Narainanswered
Retinal Surgery 31 years experience
Exam. Antibiotics.: I agree with these measures. Presence of blood indicates that conjunctiva is lacerated. Corneal injures themselves may not bleed but are susceptible to infection. The consequences of an ocular injury from a cat scratch can even be systemic. Regardless, prompt treatment with prophylactic antibiotics could prevent endophthalmitis and other infection. See a doctor.
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Last updated Feb 10, 2017
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