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Bleeding Behind The Eye Causes
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
Yes: Involvement of blood vessels makes them fragile. ...Read more
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
Can a stress test increase bleeding behind the eye because of increased blood pressure during the test?
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
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
What might be the cause of a temporary smudge in the center of vision in one eye followed by days of pain behind the eye?
Central blurred: vision that is transient could be a vitreous body opacity (vitreous floater). That in itself should be evaluated by a dilated retinal exam for possible retinal tears, breaks or even vitreous hemorrhage. The pain behind the eye may or may not be associated with the visual disturbance. If it is related, this could indicate an optic nerve issue and you should be evaluated by your Ophthalmologist ASAP ...Read more
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
What could cause severe migraine like headaches always on the left side with enormous pressure behind the eye?
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?
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
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
Mom my has been having bleeding behind her eyes. My boyfriend said for her eat a black vine weevil to eat off bad things in her body. Will this work?
Such bizarre voodoo remedies are just that.
See an eye md and follow his or her instructions. ...Read more
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?
Hysteria?: Very unusual symptom. Let your primary care doc examine u. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Deliveryman got bleeding cut n saking his hand to drop blood. I was walking behind n blood flew to my eye, face, mouth. Now worried for hiv is it risk?
See details: The risk is virtually zero.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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