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What causes blood in eye and how common is it?

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Dr. Marilyn Huheey
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Where?: If you mean on the white part and there is little or no pain, yes, that is very common. It is no more serious than a bruise to your thigh and will go away without any overt treatment. It is more common in those who need blood thinners--but do not stop them. The most common cause is stifling a sneeze--let her rip. Don't "play" with it. Don't hold your breath with exertion of any kind.
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Dr. Philip Chao
Dr. Philip Chao commented
Radiology 40 years experience
a doctor said internal bleeding in the eye is serious - and I would agree.
Nov 17, 2012

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Can pregnancy cause me to feel sick and have blood in eye?

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Dr. Marianna Post
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Yes: You can feel tired, wiped out, nauseated during pregnancy, and if you are vomiting you can have hemorrhages (bleeding) in the conjunctiva of your eye.
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