A 41-year-old member asked:
Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?
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Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just rubbing your eyes. It may occur more often in people who take blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. There is no treatment necessary for this, but it may take up to two weeks to resolve.
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Ophthalmology 32 years experience
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Last updated Jan 30, 2021
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