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Bruise On Eyeball
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Can I wear contacts with a bruised eyeball? There's no pain, only redness in white area. I would only wear them for 1 hour (exercise) then remove them
Bruised eyeball: I would not recommend contacts until you have seen an eye doctor. ...Read more
I am currently experiencing pain in the inner corner of my left eye. No redness, itchiness or visible swelling but it feels bruised. Pain in eyeball?
Meibomian gland: Consult with us to see if one of the small Meibomian glands is clogged and a likely cause of such symptoms. See email@example.com for more details. ...Read more
My husband has a small bruise on his actual EYEBALL after getting in a fight yesterday. Is this something we should be worried about?
Eye bruise: Concern for blood in or around the eyeball or globe really depends on what part of the eye is involved. If the bruise in on the white part of the globe or sclera, it isn't a big problem. However, if there is blood behind the clear part of the eye or cornea, it should be seen by an ophthalmologist right away. Also, if there are any vision problems, he should be evaluated right away. ...Read more
Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
Usually secondary to trauma (did you hit him?? Accidentally of course!!!!
He could also have done this while asleep!
Its very common and should clear like any other bruise!
Hope this helps!
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Why when I woke up the side of my eye/upper left face feels bruised? It really hurts :(What should I do to help my face?
A week ago my 3 1/2 year hit her head hard on my dresser today her head and one eye are starting to bruise is this normal?
Hi, yesterday I was wearin contacts. At the end of the day around 8is, my eye got bruised feeling. Problem persists today. Any suggestions?
Eye irritation : You may have a corneal abrasion. Don't insert contact lens. Call your eye doc. ...Read more
The left half of my left eyeball has become increasingly bloodshot and achy like its bruised in the last 24 hours. 25 years old, first time...?
My eyes are puffy and bruised looking all around my eye. I've been having this problem for quite a while and would like to know what could cause this.
Allergy: Likely an allergic response. Other symptoms runny/stuffy nose, itching nose/eyes, sneezing. Try OTC allergy meds. If it persists, see MD. ...Read more
Hi, I woke up sunday to find my eye was hurting everytime I blinked and it feels as if its bruised. Like I have been whacked. It sometimes hurts if i?
Bruised eye lid: If it's a "fresh" bruise — then ice should limit its size — if its over 24 hours old warm compresses may speed the resolution but generally a contusion (bruise) results from blood leaking into the tissues and the body takes time to eliminate it with the bruise turning a variety of colors before resolving. I might avoid aspirin products for the next week as well ...Read more
L eye bruised: Hello ~ you don't give much history. Was there any trauma to eye? Is there any visible change like swelling, bleeding in eye (sub conjunctival), infection, or any visual changes. In the absence of any history to allow me to hazard a diagnosis you would probably be best advised to go and see an eye doc for a check of the eye and to measure pressure in eye. Thanks ...Read more
Eye redness: Redness of the eye can mean many things: dryness, infection, corneal abrasion, subconjunctival hemorrhage, allergy, foreign body, etc. If you wear contact lenses, you need to see an eyemd asap. Persistent redness with pain, especially after trauma needs to also be evaluated under the microscope by an eyemd asap. ...Read more
What does it mean when your eye feels bruised and hurts when I blink. It is under the skin. What can I do to get it to go away?
Tough case: There are a number of possibilities. It is important to insure there is nothing physically under your lid so flushing out with an eye wash is a good place to start. This can also be a symptom of dry eyes which over the counter teardrops can relieve. The surrounding symptoms are important. If these two simple solutions do not resolve your concern I would recommend you see an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
This morning my wife woke up with a small bruise under her left eye. She has no other symptoms and it doesn't hurt at all. Should we be worried?
I have a mark on my entire Cheek that looks like a bruise. Extends from the outer part of my eye to the corner of my uperlip. It is not a bruise.
Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture or consult us via health tap prime. ...Read more
A metal rake fell and hit me in the corner of my eye. It broke the skin and there is a bruise developing as well as dried blood. What should I do?
My 2 year old ran into door and her face has a hard bluish bruise on it near her eye. She refuses to keep ice on it. What else can I do to help it?
Cold cloth, cold can of soda, cold vegetables in a bag.
Make a game of it. At age two, peek-a-boo usually still works.
A few minutes of ice is better than none. Icing is done to reduce swelling and speed healing. You child will heal up without ice, but it would take longer. ...Read more
Eye exam: An eyelid bruise ; headache are not typically related unless there is a history of trauma. This may be a coincidence. If the headache is new, persistent or severe you should see an eye doctor. There are rare orbitals (the area around ; behind your eye) conditions that can cause bruising and headache or eye pain. These conditions are very rare and can include lymphangioma, amyloidosis or leukemia. ...Read more
Very Unlikely: Like any bruising, the discoloration goes away when the blood reabsorbs, although the time it takes to do so, may vary depending on how much blood is present. ...Read more
No: Bruises go through many statges as the body resorbs the blood. However, there is no certainty to the order of the colors. ...Read more
Bruise : It's possible that the tiny bump may have been the site of a localized irritation that you may have picked or tried to pop. By mechanically disrupting the skin to eliminate it, an underlying blood vessel (capillary) may have ruptured causing a bruise, in which the escaped blood undergoes color changes as its reabsorbed. The discoloration should resolve in a couple of weeks. If not, see an Eye MD. ...Read more