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Describe the features of blood in eye.?

Describe the features of blood in eye.?

Blood inside the eye: Bleeding can occur from trauma, vascular events and certain hereditary illnesses that affect the eyes. Free blood in the eye drops the vision and bleeding can also occur in the substance of the retina with variable effect on the vision (e.g. In diabetes). Any bleeding in the eye needs immediate evaluation by your ophthalmolgist. ...Read more

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Hyphema (Definition)

A hyphema is blood in the anterior chamber of the eye. The anterior chamber is the space between the iris and the cornea. A hyphema is most commonly ...Read more


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Describe the features of a blood clot in the lungs.?

Describe the features of a blood clot in the lungs.?

Pulmonary embolus: Typically clot that ends up in the lungs from a deep venous thrombosis of the extremities. Most often this is a DVT of the legs. The clot breaks off and travels through the bloodstream through the heart an into the pulmonary arteries. This is in the most extreme case can cause heart failure, respiratory insufficiency and death. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood vessel headache.?

Describe the features of a blood vessel headache.?

Migraine: One of the theories behind migraines is that they're caused by over-stretched blood vessels in the brain, which stimulate pain receptors and cause the pain. The features of migraine include nausea and vomiting, light and sound sensitivity and (often) an aurora preceding the headache consisting of visual distortions such as flashes of lights and "sparkles.". ...Read more

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Describe the features of blood loss.?

Describe the features of blood loss.?

Depends on rate: Rapid blood loss, think: gunshot wound, leads to immediate shock and death, obviously. Gradual blood loss leads to anemia with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, apathy, and malaise. Very severe anemia is surprisingly well tolerated for long periods if it has occurred very slowly like due to menstruation without adequate iron replacement or slow bleeding in the bowels. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood clot.?

Describe the features of a blood clot.?

Depends: Depends on where the clot is and if it's in a vein, artery, or not in blood vessel at all (hematoma). Vein clots cause swelling and pain and may migrate to the lungs which can be lethal. Artery clots acutely impair the circulation: in the heart, it's a heat attack; in the brain it's a stroke; in the eye, it causes blindness, in the arm or leg, it's painful and could lead to amputation. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood disorder.?

Describe the features of a blood disorder.?

A general question: Blood consists of cells and fluid (plasma). Cells are of 3 general types: white blood cells (which fight infection), red blood cells (which carry oxygen), and platelets (which initiate blood clots). Plasma carries proteins, such as antibodies, and nutrients. A disturbance of any component of the above constitutes a blood disorder. Anemia is the commonest disorder with many causes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is catastrophic, It could be a stroke in an arterial vessel or venous congestion in the vein. If you think you have one see the doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood and lymph disorder.?

Describe the features of a blood and lymph disorder.?

A general question: Blood consists of cells and fluid (plasma). Cells are of 3 general types: white blood cells (which fight infection), red blood cells (which carry oxygen), and platelets (which initiate blood clots). Plasma and lymph carry proteins, such as antibodies. Anemia is the commonest disorder with many causes. Leukemia is a cancer of the wbcs. Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph glands (nodes). ...Read more

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Name of the blood vessels you see in the white part of the eyes run through the iris?

Eye blood vessels: On the whites of your eyes are not connected to the iris. They are a different system of vessels. ...Read more

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What would produce inflammation of a blood vessel in the occipital lobe of the brain?

What would produce inflammation of a blood vessel in the occipital lobe of the brain?

Arteritis: A number of rheumatologic condirions all potentially severe. Needs a thorough diagnostic evaluation and treatment to reduce risk of stroke. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an injured blood vessel.?

Describe the features of an injured blood vessel.?

Bruise: The most common manifestation of an injured blood vessel is a collection of blood in the area. Typically this is a simple bruise although it can be more extensive, forming a hematoma or ecchymosis. ...Read more

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What are the causes of broken blood vessels in the eye?

What are the causes of broken blood vessels in the eye?

Multiple: Depends on which vessels, but usually relates to vessel fragility, neovascularization (weak vessels), increased vascular pressure, trauma, bleeding or clotting problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

Depends: Depends on which ruptured vessels -- surface conjunctival vs. Inside the eye (retina). Should be examined by an eye care provider. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of blood clot in shin?

What are the symptoms of blood clot in shin?

Several possibilites: Common complaints would include local discomfort, redness, warmth and swelling. ...Read more

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What is the causes of blood in the eye around the pupil?

Not to worry: This blood red color on the white part of the eye is probably a subconjunctival hemorrhage which should turn yellow and dissolve over a week or two. ...Read more

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Describe the features of blindness.?

Describe the features of blindness.?

Vision loss: Bindness is a spectrum from loss of all light perception (total blindness), to varying degrees of loss meeting legal standards - vision lower than 20/200 or a visual field less than 10 degrees in extent. The causes vary - some are reversible, some treatable to prevent worsening, and some permanent. Your ophthalmologist should see you to evaluate your category and treat if possible. ...Read more

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Are eye melanomas more common in the iris or the white part of the eye?

Are eye melanomas more common in the iris or the white part of the eye?

Neither: they are in the back of the eye in the retina. This is not an area that is easily seen. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood clots in the brain?

Many causes.: There are many causes. Atherosclerosis is one. Vascultis can do it also, which has many forms, like polyarteritis nodosa. Hematologic diseases, such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura can cause it, as can drugs, like cocaine. Embolism, and vasoconstriction are other major causes. ...Read more

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Are a few odd specks in the iris of the eye of any serious concern?

Are a few odd specks in the iris of the eye of any serious concern?

Iris: No, they should not cause concern, especially if there is no change in the specks over time. If, however change in the "specks" is noted consult your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a brain disease.?

Describe the features of a brain disease.?

What kind?: I need more info to answer your question. How do you know it is a brain disease? In general, the brain is an organ just like your heart, lungs and liver. Things can go wrong in a number of ways: biochemically, electrically or structurally. ...Read more

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Blood In Eye (Definition)

External=subconjunctival hemorrhage In anterior chamber= hyphema back ...Read more