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Dr. Matthew Goren
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Dr. Matthew Goren
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


Dr. Abimbola Olowo
Board Certified, Hospital-based practice
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Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Dr. Abimbola Olowo
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Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Is it normal to have a blood vessel burst in your arm? I do have heart problems so this worrys me.E

Dr. John Landi
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Is it normal to have a blood vessel burst in your arm? I do have heart problems so this worrys me.E

Not normal: It is not normal to have a blood vessel burst anywhere in your body. However, trauma can cause this and , if you are on blood thinners for your heart problems, you will be more prone for the blood vessels to bleed from minimum forms of trauma. Often times, people on medications such as aspirin, coumadin, Plavix and Heparin will show signs of bleeding under the skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Board Certified, American Board of Phlebology
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Could a burst blood vessel be recurring?

Dr. Thomas Wright
Board Certified, American Board of Phlebology
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Could a burst blood vessel be recurring?

Yes: Blood vessel can have recurring ruptures or bleeds. ...Read more

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Dr. James Isobe
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Please tell me, could a burst blood vessel be recurring?

Dr. James Isobe
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Yes/No: Spider veins in the legs are a common source of spontaneous bleeding, especially when one is heated as with exercise, or taking a hot bath/shower. These can be injected (sclerotherapy) for relief, and more importantly, evaluation of the leg veins with ultrasound is indicated. Should there be axial venous reflux, this can be easily fixed. See www.Phlebology.Org and visit a phlebologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Malvehy
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Contacts okay with burst blood vessel?

Dr. Albert Malvehy
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Contacts okay with burst blood vessel?

Yes: You have a subconjunctival hemorrhage. This is benign and will go away on its own. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What should be done to treat a burst blood vessel in uvula?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What should be done to treat a burst blood vessel in uvula?

Ignore it : The area should self heal without any rx or tx. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Sanders
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
62 years in practice
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Burst blood vessel in my penis how to get it better a bit quicker?

Dr. Richard Sanders
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
62 years in practice
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Leave it alone: Just about anything you do can make it worse. It will usually resolve by itself. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Can i fly with burst blood vessel in wrist?

Dr. John Landi
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Can i fly with burst blood vessel in wrist?

Yes: A broken blood vessel is usually the result of trauma and it results in bleeding under the skin to foam a black and blue mark (ecchymosis). The blood vessel seals itself and the black and blue resolves over about ten days. There is no contraindication to flying. ...Read more

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Dr. John Oren
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Burst blood vessel dangerous in leg, should I be concerned?

Dr. John Oren
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Burst blood vessel dangerous in leg, should I be concerned?

Yes: Spontaneous rupture of a vessel in the leg is not normal. You should seek consultation with your primary care physician and consider a referral to a vascular specialist or phlebologist(vein doctor). ...Read more

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