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How can you cure a blood shot eye?

How can you cure a blood shot eye?

Cause?: If an eye is just mildly red (superficial conjunctival vessels), then they can be blanched with a vasoconstricter or Alpha agonist. However, it's best to get at the cause rather than treat the system because it may be a sign of serious disease such as scleritis. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get blood shot eyes?

How common is it for somebody to get blood shot eyes?

Not common: Most people go through life without getting eye problems blood shot eyes which usually are infectious or due to bleeding can happen to anyone, but need exposure or trauma to produce these. Other causes can also happen but mostly these happen infrequently. Don't worry but seek help if it happens to you. ...Read more

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How can you treat a blood blister?

How can  you treat a blood blister?

Leave or release: If the pressure is unbearable, clean it and a sterile needle with some alcohol and puncture it from the side to release the blood. Do not remove the roof as this will act as a natural dressing until the skin underneath heals and pushes this dead skin off. I recommend aquaphor and a bandage for 24 hrs after puncturing. And do not touch it if you are diabetic and it is on your foot - get checked. ...Read more

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How do you get a small blood infection? What can cause it

How do you get a small blood infection? What can cause it

Blood infections: These are serious conditions - and I don't know how you were told this could be 'small'. That doesn't make sense. I treat any infection of the blood stream extremely seriously. Once a germ is in the blood - it can go anywhere in the body and cause serious trouble. You need answers so I would call your doctor for an explanation. Infectious Disease doctors are specialists in this area BTW. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a blood clotting problem?

How can I get treatment for a blood clotting problem?

Hematologist: You need to see your primary care doctor who could refer you to a hematologist or can order tests by himself. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how pink eye and a regular eye infection differ?

Can you please tell me how pink eye and a regular eye infection differ?

Cause: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so antibiotic eye drops are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How long to get help for a corneal eye infection?

How long to get help for a corneal eye infection?

Immediately!: You need attention immediately! this could cause permanent vision loss or blindness. ...Read more

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How do you get a astigmatism if you never had a eye injury or surgery. What else can cause it?

How do you get a astigmatism if you never had a eye injury or surgery.  What else can cause it?

just happens in som: Three children out of ten between ages of 5 to 17 have astigmatism it is an optical defect in which vision is blurred due to inability of the optics of eye to focus on object to sharp image on cornea it can be due to irregular or toric curvature of the cornea or lens. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eye abrasion to get better? Said have small abrasion middle of eye. Vision not as great but can see. Just cloudy. Dangers?

How long does it take for eye abrasion to get better? Said have small abrasion middle of eye. Vision not as great but can see. Just cloudy.  Dangers?

Quickly: Most abrasions, if there is no infection or left over particles of whatever caused the abrasion, will heal over in less than 24 hours. The only long term problem is location: if the abrasion is central, the residual scar may disturb the vision; if the abrasion of out of the visual axis, there is usually no problem. ...Read more

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How can I treat various gun shot wounds if I can not get to a hospital?

How can I treat various gun shot wounds if I can not get to a hospital?

Depending upon: caliber and location of the wounds it is not a matter of if, but when you should let a medical professional in on the evaluation and treatment. Those are not exactly the types of wounds you want to have an amateur handle, ...Read more

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How can you get pink eye if you don't have a cold or sinus infection?

How can you get pink eye if you don't have a cold or sinus infection?

From someone else: If you yourself are not infected with a cold or upper respiratory infection, then you most likely came into contact with someone or something that was carrying the virus. Once you came into contact with the virus you touched your eye and infected it. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a black eye to develop if you get elbowed there?

How long will it take for a black eye to develop if you get elbowed there?

Soon: A black eye usually develops within 24 hours of the trauma. Either way, you should have your eye examined by your eye doctor to ensure no other injuries have occurred. ...Read more

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I know a splenectomy can cause diabetes but how will it affect someone who is already a diabetic?

I know a splenectomy can cause diabetes but how will it affect someone who is already a diabetic?

May vary: It has been suggested that the spleen harbors stem cells that act as precursors to insulin-producing pancreas cells, and post-splenectomy patients may have worsening hyperglycemia. Splenectomy does not "cause" diabetes, but may aggravate blood sugar control over the long term. ...Read more

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How long it will take to recover from my eye inflammation? Now am using 2 type of drops. Eye inflammation cause any blindness?

How long it will take to recover from my eye inflammation? Now am using 2 type of drops. Eye inflammation cause any blindness?

Depends: There are numerous types and etiologies for inflammation in the eye, affecting any part or all of the eyeball. Each will have different response rates to treatment. You will have to ask your eye md. ...Read more

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I've got a relentless eye infection and I am out of perscription drops. Does anyone know of a simple eye solution that will clear the infection?

I've got a relentless eye infection and I am out of perscription drops. Does anyone know of a simple eye solution that will clear the infection?

Depends on diagnosis: An eye infection can last a couple weeks if it is due to a virus. Antibiotic eye drops do not help if the infection is viral. Also, eyelid inflammation or blepharitis can cause red eyes as well as allergies. You should be examined by an ophthalmologist to determine the cause. ...Read more