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Are Red Spots In Eyes A Sign Of High Blood Pressure
Not necessarily: Depending on the nature of the spots (are they blood spots or inflammation causing the blood vessels to be more apparent) it is less likely related to blood pressure. If the blood spots are in the retina in the back of the eye, however, there is a higher risk. See an eye doctor for a dilated examination, and have your blood pressure checked as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
Generally No: Hypertension mainly affects the blood vessels in the back of the eye in the retina. Occasionally with extreme and rapid increases in blood pressure, a small vessel can rupture in the conjunctiva over the white part of the eye (sclera) causing a dramatic red spot. Best to be checked soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had a red blood shot right eye for 4 days now. I have high blood pressure. Is there some things that can cause this?
My boyfriends left eye is always red. Could it be high blood pressure. His right eye is normal. What could this be?
No drops until exam: I would not reccomend any eye drops until a complete ophthalmologic exam is performed. There are many reasons why one may have a red eye. 1. Allergy, 2. Infection, 3. Iritis, 4. Episcleritis, 5. Sub-conjunctival hemmorhage, 6. Glaucoma. Each of these diagnosis would require a different form of treatment an immediate exam is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red spot in eye like popped bld. Vssl.? Area around and under eye tender and pain. Is it just a popped blood vessel from high blood pressure?
Yes: Subconjunctival hemorrhage is not uncommon in patients with high blood pressure. It is usually due to a ruptured small conjunctival blood vessel. It will usually resolve in 1-2 wks; avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, coumadin (unless needed), heavy lifting, straining, smoking. See MD for BP check. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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