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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

Not really: Unless the person has some kind of pathology that make them susceptible to bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. William Goldstein
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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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Dr. Ron Pelton
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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

If : If he is truly bleeding behind the eye and not in the eye, then the blood loss is in the eye socket (the orbit) and can be due to many causes. Some of these causes are spontaneous (rupture of an aneurysm) and some are due to trauma. He should stop blood thinners (lots of different kinds) after consulting with his pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Saran
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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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Dr. William Goldstein
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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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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
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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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Dr. Prem Gupta
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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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Dr. Alan Mindlin
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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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