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How much of a chance is it that the body can naturally dissolve a blood clot behind the eye in the temporal artery?

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

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more

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What happens to blood clot behind my eye now does it break up with medication?

What happens to blood clot behind my eye now does it break up with medication?

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

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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If you wear contact lenses, wear glasses when eye is infected
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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Clean face towels with hot water separately if pink eye
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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?

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 more

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Blood clot at back of eye?

Blood clot at back of eye?

Blood clot eye: Not sure what your question is? If your asking can you get this the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Prevent future eye infections by washing hands and not touching eyes
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Clean the affected eye carefully with water
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See an ophthalmologist
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Take any needed medicine as prescribed
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Is it dangerous to have blood clots in your eye?

Is it dangerous to have blood clots in your eye?

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 more

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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?

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?

Black eye ?: If it is simple black eye, due to blood in periorbital tissue will goes away with in 3 wks, but you have to see eye doctor to make sure there is no injury to eye. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Hands off! Don't spread infection.
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Clean, warm, moist compresses
20 min, 4x day for 1 weeks
See doctor for Antibiotic eyedrops - keep the dropper clean
4x day
Antihistamines to reduce irritation
every 4-6 hours
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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 ..

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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