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Blood Clot Behind The Eye
How much of a chance is it that the body can naturally dissolve a blood clot behind the eye in the temporal artery?
Misunderstanding: If you have temporal arteritis with loss of vision, then the problem is inflammed blood vessels, not a blood clot. This is a very serious problem and you must be on strong anti-inflammatory medications. In some cases, but not all, vision will recover. ...Read more
Clears by itself: Your body will usually dissolve the blood clot on its own. The more important question is why it happened? Are you on blood thinners? Did you have trauma? Are you a diabetic or have high blood pressure? The important thing is to address the problem that caused the blood clot to form in the first place to prevent it from occurring again. ...Read more
I woke up with a blood clot in my eye this morning and it looks like it's coming out of my eye what is this..I'm worried?
Eye exam: If there is blood in the white of your eye this is a broken blood vessel; however, if you truly feel that something is trying to come out of your eye, I would advise ER evaluation. A broken blood vessel, will cause the white of your eye to fill with blood. If your vision is distorted, go NOW! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: An occasional nontraumatic subconjunctival hemorrhage in a older person is typically ok, but blood clots in the retinal or choroidal circulatory system can cause visual problems and be a sign of systemic health issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do get blood clots out of my eye due to a hard hit by someone and if the blood is severely spreading throughout my eyeball should I be concerned?
Had an injury near eye .. Thrz a blood clot which looks like a dark mark only its red . How will it go away? .. Its been ten days ..
Subconjunctiva.bleed: If the bleeding is only under the outer layer of the eye it usually takes about 10 to 14 days to resolve on its own. Do get your vision tested if there is a change or if you are also seeing spots or floaters. ...Read more
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