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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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Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

Anticoagulation eye: Anticoagulation medications like Aspirin and coumadin, (warfarin) will not cause bleeding. However, if bleeding is started for instance from trauma, blood dyscrasias, or blood vessel anomalies, then bleeding from these sources can be prolonged and exaggerated. In most cases, the blood thinner should be stopped while the cause of bleeding is addressed. ...Read more

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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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What can stop or to heal the hemorrhage bleeding behind the eye and will it be healed by itself even though if diabetes may have caused it!?

What can stop or to heal the hemorrhage bleeding behind the eye and will it be healed by itself even though if diabetes may have caused it!?

Laser treatment: Problems in the back of the eye associated with diabetes can be a cause of very severe vision damage. Laser treatment is a proven way to stop this problem, and the sooner it is done, the more vision is saved. It is two times more likely to cause damage without treatment! More info at http://www.2020vision. Com/diabetes. Html. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding behind the eye? He's having blood transfusions, he ran out of red blood cells, no high blood pressure, no hiv, and no diabetes

What causes bleeding behind the eye? He's having blood transfusions, he ran out of red blood cells, no high blood pressure, no hiv, and no diabetes

Bleeding: Bleeding behind the eye is a relatively rare problem. Possible causes could include a ruptured aneurysm or trauma of some sort. If instead this is bleedin inside of the eye, in the back, a careful examination by an ophthalmologist woudl help. I would suggest that you ask your doctor for the cause of this problem. ...Read more

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What is the cause of headaches behind the eye?

What is the cause of headaches behind the eye?

Many possible: Multiple causes are possible. Most common would be sinus disease, migraine, or eyestrain from overuse of the eyes for prolonged reading or computer use. Thyroid disease, growths behind the eyes, are much less likely causes. If the pains persist, you should see an ophthalmologist, and if the eye exam is normal, your regular doctor may refer to ENT or neurology. ...Read more

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Can stress and crying cause hemorrhage behind the eye?

Can stress and crying cause hemorrhage behind the eye?

No: I can't imagine crying enough to make your eyes bleed. To make your eyes red...Yes. Bleed...No. ...Read more

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What could cause severe migraine like headaches always on the left side with enormous pressure behind the eye?

Atyical headache: Sometimes other additional causes such as stress, allergies, sinus, deviated septum or uncorrected vision imbalances can present this way. ...Read more

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I feel that my left eye is starting to bulge. What could cause this? I had a CT scan, would a tumor behind the eye have shown up?

I feel that my left eye is starting to bulge. What could cause this? I had a CT scan, would a tumor behind the eye have shown up?

OPtho Consult: I recommend you see an experienced ophthalmologist. Eye bulging can come from a number of cause including autoimmune diseases such as graves disease. An MRI could be considered if the cat scan was negative and no clinical cause can be determined on physical exam. ...Read more

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What causes a strained muscle feeling at the top behind the eye and occasional pain on movement? The strained sensation is like the burning of an ankle sprain. I also have dry eyes and apparently no abrasions.

What causes a strained muscle feeling at the top behind the eye and occasional pain on movement? The strained sensation is like the burning of an ankle sprain. I also have dry eyes and apparently no abrasions.

Eye or Sinus: Does your eye look irritated or red, especially underneath the upper eyelid? If so, you may have a type of inflammatory surface reaction called superior limbic keratitis. If the eye looks normal, then the problem may be an inflamed eye muscle (orbital myositis), or sinus infection (there are sinuses on all sides of the eye socket except the outer side, and sinus pain can feel like eye pain) ...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?

Numerous things: Many problems can cause a leakage of blood inside the eye. The most common reason is probably diabetes. I thorough eye exam can determine the cause of the bleeding and outline the correct treatment. ...Read more

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56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Does periodic forehead pain above that eye mean bleeding is active only at those times?

56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Does periodic forehead pain above that eye mean bleeding is active only at those times?

Migraines: Periodic pain over forehead is usually from migraines. Bleeding in the eye is generally painless but causes partial or full blindness. ...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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Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye) causes?

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye) causes?

Weak veins: Subconjunctival hemorrhage is due to leakage from fragile veins in the conjunctiva. This can be caused by rubbing the eye, sneezing, straining and light trauma. Frequently no cause is identified. Almost always it is benign and will absorb with no consequences. See your ophthalmologist if it is recurrent. ...Read more

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I was sitting behind some1 on a golf cart. If they were bleeding could the wind blow blood back in my mouth and eyes and I get hiv? Severe hiv anxiety

I was sitting behind some1 on a golf cart. If they were bleeding could the wind blow blood back in my mouth and eyes and I get hiv? Severe hiv anxiety

Address these fears: I think you understand that these fears are utterly unrealistic. During the old days, with several million families living with one member positive, there was not a single infection that was not due to sex or sharing needles. You can't go through life like this. You are already getting mental health care, which is a sign of strength and wisdom on your part. Ask about CBT or other Rx for HIV fear. ...Read more

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Light bleeding from sinuses w/ stuffy nose when I sleep. I get very painful headaches that feel like they are right behind my eyes. For about 3 months?

Light bleeding from sinuses w/ stuffy nose when I sleep. I get very painful headaches that feel like they are right behind my eyes. For about 3 months?

Need to see doc: It sounds like you have a sinus infection and might benefit from antibiotics. Start with an aggressive Normal Saline rinse that you can get over the counter and do it at least 4 times a day and get a nasal steroid spray over the counter 2 sprays once a day, I think it's Nasonex (mometasone) but the pharmacist can tell you which name. Hope you feel better soon ...Read more

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What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

See your doctor: The watery eyes may or may not be associated with the bleeding, or may be due to congestion from the nose bleed. Recurrent nose bleeds and bleeding gums should be evaluated by your internist. Do not delay visiting him/her. ...Read more

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My mother is diabetic her vision is grtting blurred doctor says she's having bleeding behind her cornea. Can any treatment save her eye sight?

My mother is diabetic her vision is grtting blurred doctor says she's having bleeding behind her cornea. Can any treatment save her eye sight?

Laser eye surgery: Bleeding in the eye could be retinal hemorrhages or vitreous hemorrhage which itself does not cause permanent vision loss. For your grandma to have blurry vision it is caused by macular edema or ischemia. Laser eye surgery may help. Talk to an ophthalmologist. Optimal blood glucose control is key to prevent further damage ...Read more

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What can be done about bleeding in the eye behind the macula? My grandmothers eye doctor says she has that. She has macular degeneration in that eye

What can be done about bleeding in the eye behind the macula? My grandmothers eye doctor says she has that. She has macular degeneration in that eye

Macular degeneration: If there is already bleeding in the eye, your grandmother has "wet" macular degeneration. Depending on the stage and severity at which your grandmother present's to a retina sub-specialist, there are now intraocular injections that are available to attempt to maintain and possibly even improve your grandmother's vision in that eye. ...Read more

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Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more

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Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Too many symptoms: A symptom diary is helpful in such cases. One can write down the symptoms that happen each day, along with the activities that day, the foods eaten (including drinks), and medications taken. Write on a big calendar. Include whether or not the medications help the symptoms. Then a doctor can START with the most bothersome symptoms, as multiple symptoms usually means several visits to the doctor. ...Read more

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