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You may see a veil: Of red, pink or floaters that block your vision. Also, if you have a family history of hypertension or diabetes, then you must see an eye doctor and have baseline evaluation of your retina to make sure you don't have microscopic bleeds occurring. It will not be painful, unless it's blocking the aqueous humor draining, in which your intraocular pressure could be high. ...Read more
Almost never serious: Visible blood on the white of the eye is usually amused by straining such as coughing, sneezing, straining to go to the bathroom or from straining at heavy activity. This type of bleeding on the surface of the eye is almost never from a serious medical problem. In fact, you may have just rubbed your eye too hard. Always have yearly physicals and eye exams! ...Read more
I would like to know what causes eye bleeding there is blood in my eye and I did not injury it I am 52 years old thank you?
Retinal Bleeding: Bleeding in the back of the eye is a serious condition. You should consult an ophthalmologist preferably one who specializes in retina. Common causes besides trauma are : diabetes, high blood pressure, blocked retinal blood vessels, diseases of vitreous and retina. Bleeding can lead to blindness if not treated. ...Read more
My boyfriend was wrestling with some friends and he ended up cutting the white part of his eye, bleeding stopped now, should he see a doctor?
Not always: Bleeding in the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage. By itself, it is not serious, but it can cover something more serious like a laceration in the sclera (the white part of the eye. Additionally, the eye can have trauma to the retina, iris, and other structures when struck hard enough to cause bleeding. It is best to have it checked out. ...Read more
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56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Does periodic forehead pain above that eye mean bleeding is active only at those times?
Migraines: Periodic pain over forehead is usually from migraines. Bleeding in the eye is generally painless but causes partial or full blindness. ...Read more
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My grandson had a nose bleed at school, and while this was happening the teacher noticed his eye was bleeding! It was a couple drops! What's this?
Don't worry!: There is a connection between the nose and the eye called the lacrimal duct, and sometimes with nosebleeds there can be a retrograde (reverse) flow of fluid (in this case blood) from the nasal passage up the lacrimal duct and into the eye! It looks scary, but there is nothing wrong with his eye! ...Read more
83yr old mom fell and has a big bump above left eye. Was bleeding a bit but now just has "accumulated blood" and the bump. Visit ER or just ice it?
Depends: There are a number of reasons that would necessitate a visit to the ed. If there is non-symmetric eye movement, double vision, change in visual acuity, if there was loss of consciousness, unexplained weakness or numbness, slurred speech, headache, nausea or vomiting, unsteady balance, bloody nose or blood from the ear, etc. ...Read more
I have a staph infection in my finger that won't go away. My eye is bleeding and also out of my bottom. Is that related?
My left eye started bleeding. Eye watering tears of blood. I do have an eye infection. Related? Or else any ideas as to why bleeding? Painful, too.
ER/eye doctor now: Given your description, can't just wait and see ...Read more
My eye just started bleeding for about 5 minutes then a film came off of it. Now feels like there is sand in it?
Bleeding eye periodically, usually in evening. Goes away in about 5 minutes. Same eye each time. Last night happened in sleep. Any ideas?
56 y/o f. Eye dr says bleeding behind rt eye. Have periodic forehead pain above rt eye. Could that mean that's active bleeding at that time? Thanks you
Retinal bleeding: Bleeding " behind the eye", "in the eye", and in the "back of the eye" are all very different but may sound similar to the patient. Bleeding in the "back of the eye" in the retina from macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy are the most common of these and not generally a source for pain. ...Read more
I was hit by a blunt object forcefully on the left eye, followed by bleeding from the lid & blur vision what precautions to take avoid driving?
I fell cut head stitches also really bad swollen black eye and eyeball bleeding. How long before it heels?
It depends.: The black eye and eyeball bleeding (likely subconjunctival hemorrhage) will vary in healing time depending on how much blood leaked out of your vessels during the trauma. It can look worse before it gets better. Applying warm compresses to the area to increase local blood flow can help. Make sure you get checked out by an eye md (ophthalmologist) to rule out any fractures or intraocular trauma. ...Read more
Can 18 yrs girl overmasturbating externally for one year 3 or 4 times a day leads to poor digestive system, weak eye sight, low bleeding during mens?
Sorry about that: You probably have a cut without loss of tissue. Blot it until the bleeding stops and then put a piece of tape to hold the edges together. Very unlikely that you have done major damage to this sensitive part of the body and given the good blood supply, this will rapidly heal. See a doctor if pain persists or the cut is gaping. ...Read more
Headache and eye: You need to see a doctor as this could be many things. If you are having any visual changes you must be seen immediately. This definitely requires an evaluation. ...Read more
My eye looks like it's bleeding and my headache has been consistent for three days. Not sure what's wrong.
Exam recommended: The eye redness sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which only affects the white of the eye and will resolve after a week without any visual disturbance or specific treatment. However the persistent headache is of concern and is usually not caused by a harmless subconjunctival hemorrhage. Have your physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Eye hemorrhage: Bleeding in the front part of the eye is called a hyphema, and is usually from fairly severe trauma. Bleeding into the vitreous of the eye can be from trauma, retinal tear, or retinal vascular disease such as diabetic retinopathy or vein occlusions. Hemorrhage can clear spontaneously over time, but the associated causes and problems need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Usually not serious: The whites of your eyes is a thin skin covering the eyeball and can heal quickly on its own. Small blood vessels in the conjunctiva can leak if it is cut, but the body can absorb it. If you have pain or blurred vision see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Internal Bleeding: In the eye internal bleeding can be in the retina which can be seen without doing a retinal exam, there can be bleeding in the anterior chamber and is not easily visible but can be seen on exam of the eye. Only bleeding seen to naked eye is blood under the white part called conjuctiva, which is superficial and shows as red areas in the eye. ...Read more
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My 10 weeks old puppy scratched my face under my left eye. It did cause bleeding. I had a tetanus in 2011, should I get a booster or am I good?
Keep an eye on it: Just clean the area with peroxide. No need for bandage. If it turns red or looks as though it's starting to swell up, see your doctor. If it just starts to heal normally like any other scratch, no need for worry. No need for tetanus booster. Puppies and kittens tend to do that without meaning any harm! ...Read more
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