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What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

Do you mean back?: The most common bleeding in the back of the eye (at the retina) is due to diabetes and vascular anomalies. This can be more likely if blood thinners are in the mix. Less common conditions are parasitic infections and some inherited conditions. Trauma of course is also common. If you truly mean 'behind' the eye ball, then this rare event is usually traumatic or do to blood vessel disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

Diabetes: Diabetes is the most common that causes bleeding in the eye. It rarely causes bleeding in the brain. Patients with uncontolled hypertension are more prone to bleeding in the eye and brain-but this is problem occuring together is rare. ...Read more

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I keep having reoccurring eye bleeding what is the cause is it common and normal?

I keep having reoccurring eye bleeding what is the cause is it common and normal?

Almost never serious: Visible blood on the white of the eye is usually amused by straining such as coughing, sneezing, straining to go to the bathroom or from straining at heavy activity. This type of bleeding on the surface of the eye is almost never from a serious medical problem. In fact, you may have just rubbed your eye too hard. Always have yearly physicals and eye exams! ...Read more

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I would like to know what causes eye bleeding there is blood in my eye and i did not injury it I am 52 years old thank you?

I would like to know what causes eye bleeding there is blood in my eye and i did not injury it I am 52 years old thank you?

.: Vomiting coughing straining at stools etc. But most serious is bleeding due to hypertension. Check with your physician if your blood pressure is ok and if it recurs get to see your physician earlier. ...Read more

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What causes internal bleeding in eye?

What causes internal bleeding in eye?

Internal eye bleedin: The most common cause is diabetes, but this can be from excessive blood thinners, unsuspected unknown blood clotting issues or even over use of complementary supplements such as excess oral raw ginger. This needs to be evaluated medically. ...Read more

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56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Have periodic forehead pain above rt eye. Could that mean that's active bleeding at that time?Thanks you

56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Have periodic forehead pain above rt eye. Could that mean that's active bleeding at that time?Thanks you

Retinal bleeding: Bleeding " behind the eye", "in the eye", and in the "back of the eye" are all very different but may sound similar to the patient. Bleeding in the "back of the eye" in the retina from macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy are the most common of these and not generally a source for pain. ...Read more

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My 10 weeks old puppy scratched my face under my left eye. It did cause bleeding. I had a tetanus in 2011, should I get a booster or am I good?

My 10 weeks old puppy scratched my face under my left eye. It did cause bleeding. I had a tetanus in 2011, should I get a booster or am I good?

Keep an eye on it: Just clean the area with peroxide. No need for bandage. If it turns red or looks as though it's starting to swell up, see your doctor. If it just starts to heal normally like any other scratch, no need for worry. No need for tetanus booster. Puppies and kittens tend to do that without meaning any harm! ...Read more

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