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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I have a bloodshot left eye with headache?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I have a bloodshot left eye with headache?

Get checked: Although a conjunctival hemorrhage is harmless the pairing of a headache with this complaint warrants a check up. Your blood pressure , vitals ,neurological exam need to all be checked. Please go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Michael Ham
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
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I think I have bloodshot on my left eye at the top of my eye cover by my eyelid, any serious? No pain, hurt or swollen. Will it go away? Any medicine?

Dr. Michael Ham
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
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I think I have bloodshot on my left eye at the top of my eye cover by my eyelid, any serious? No pain, hurt or swollen. Will it go away? Any medicine?

Bleed: This is a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. If it is a little irritated, then you can use an artificial tear up to 4 times a day to lubricate. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Board Certified, Family Medicine
23 years in practice
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Why is my left eye bloodshot after having my apendix taken out?

Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Board Certified, Family Medicine
23 years in practice
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Why is my left eye bloodshot after having my apendix taken out?

Add picture: Load a picture. It may help with your question. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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Why is my left eye bloodshot after having my appendix removed?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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Why is my left eye bloodshot after having my appendix removed?

Unrelated: That would not be related to the surgery. Have an exam with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Board Certified, Family Medicine
23 years in practice
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Why specifically is my left eye bloodshot the day after drinking alcohol but the right eye seems ok?

Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Board Certified, Family Medicine
23 years in practice
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Why specifically is my left eye bloodshot the day after drinking alcohol but the right eye seems ok?

Red eye: That is the way you are. Due to flushing (vasodilation) to subconjunctival blood vessel. Use refresh tears (over the counter). Won't worry if no issues with vision. Maybe you wink too much with left eye when having a few drink. ...Read more

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Dr. George Yang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
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Red spot(bloodshot) outer part of left eye for 3 days.Off and on blurry vision.Eye drops don't help anymore?

Dr. George Yang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
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Red spot(bloodshot) outer part of left eye for 3 days.Off and on blurry vision.Eye drops don't help anymore?

Bruise?: This sounds like a subconjuctival hemorrhage, which is essentially a bruise on the whites of the eyes. This may cause some dryness and lead to fluctuating vision. The treatment is OTC artificial tears for symptomatic relief as the blood re-absorbs. You should see an eye MD to confirm diagnosis and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Board Certified, Pediatrics
49 years in practice
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Sore left eye bloodshot under eyelid and small pinkish dot on the white of the eye?

Dr. Nela Cordero
Board Certified, Pediatrics
49 years in practice
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Sore left eye bloodshot under eyelid and small pinkish dot on the white of the eye?

SUBCONJUNCTIVAL HEMO: Subconjunctival hemorrhage in the left eye. It will go away without treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Could you tell me why my left eye has been bloodshot for a month?

Dr. Richard Wieder
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
30 years in practice
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Could you tell me why my left eye has been bloodshot for a month?

Many possible causes: There are many conditions that could cause a chronically red eye. They include infection, dry eyes, allergy (although this would usually involve both eyes), redness associated with other medical problems, and many others. You should see your eye doctor to have this evaluated further. ...Read more

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Dr. Colin McCannel
Board Certified, Retinal Surgery
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Pain in my left eye and it seems bloodshot, what is this?

Dr. Colin McCannel
Board Certified, Retinal Surgery
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Pain in my left eye and it seems bloodshot, what is this?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why an eye is bloodshot and painful. The first thing that comes to mind is inflammation of the eye (uveitis). This would be accompanied by light sensitivity. You should see an eye care professional. ...Read more

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Dr. Venkata Vallury
Board Certified, Pediatrics
38 years in practice
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My left Eye is really watery but it is not bloodshot and it's not puffy or irritated do you know why it would be doing this thank you ?

Dr. Venkata Vallury
Board Certified, Pediatrics
38 years in practice
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My left Eye is really watery but it is not bloodshot and it's not puffy or irritated do you know why it would be doing this thank you

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Watery eye: this could be due to a blocked tear duct, see your ophthalmologist. warm soaks and massage the corner of that eye on the nasal side see if that helps ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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