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Burst Blood Vessel In Brain Treatment
Very concerning: When a blood vessel bursts inside the brain, it bleeds into the surrounding space (or tissue). That causes increased pressure to surrounding structures which can cause significant damage. Smaller bleeds may cause less damage - unless they happen in more vital areas. Large bleeds sometimes need surgery. ...Read more
Could a burst blood vessel in the scalp be the cause of a sharp shooting pain in the head? Is th dangerous?
It can be dangerous: I have several questions but it includes examining you, which means, you should go to a hospital emergency room to have those questions answered and have a physical exam. ...Read more
I had an injury at work where a heavy sofa felt on my big toe. Now it looks like a burst blood vessel is causing me pain. What can I do?
See a foot dr: You should have an xray to see if the toe was fractured. Ice the toeand do not put too much pressure on it. Broken blood vessel? Is there discoloration? You need to be careful if there is a black and blue toenail as there could be an underlying nail bed laceration. Those usually should get antibiotics, and the nail may have to be drained of underlying blood or removed. ...Read more
How long does it take for a burst blood vessel in back of eye to fix (diagnosed) I have little to no vision in that eye and really struggling?
Seek MD attention!: For a young person (age 33) your description of a "burst vessel" in the back of the eye is very unusual. Possibilities include leakage from a blood vessel such as in diabetic retinopathy or a blocked blood vessel due to cholesterol or hypertension or other source of embolism (clot) such as heart disease or some drugs. Swelling of the macula may present. Best bet is to see a retina specialist. ...Read more
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
Ignore it : The area should self heal without any rx or tx. ...Read more
Lump: The lump may represent unabsorbed bloodGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends: In your question, you did not indicate where the burst blood vessel is located. If it is in the conjunctiva (giving a red spot on the white part of your eye - called subconjunctival hemorrhage), then flying is fine. If it is in the retina or elsewhere, then maybe not depending on the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I be worried about a hematoma due to burst blood vessel in penis from accidental bending during sex?
Depends on duration: Most hematomas of the penis are due to traumatic sexual congress vs masturbation...Immediate evaluation is indicated as hematoma in this are can spread and leave residual problems with erections and may even be due to fracturaing of the lining of the corpus cavernosum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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