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I have blood in the white part of my eye. Will I be okay?

I have blood in the white part of my eye. Will I be okay?

Yes: Subconjunctival hemorrhages resolve without problems. Steps can be taken to look for a cause if they are recurrent. ...Read more

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Is the blood in the white part of my eye considered serious?

Is the blood in the white part of my eye considered serious?

Rarely: Blood over the white part of the eye is usually from a broken blood vessel causing a subconjunctival hemorrhage. It is rarely serious. Blood thinning agents like Coumadin (warfarin) and Aspirin can make you more prone to have the problem. High blood pressure and straining can cause it. Rubbing the eye can cause it. Sometimes, no cause is found. See your ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more

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8 day black and blue eye. From being hit in my eye. saw ER doc already. how long for the blood in the white part of my eye to go away ? Its 8 days :(

8 day black and blue eye. From being hit in my eye.  saw ER doc already. how long for the blood in the white part of my eye to go away ? Its 8 days :(

Orbital trauma: it can take as long as two weeks depending on the amount of sub conjunctival hemorrhage. Regardless ....you should get a dilated eye exam to evaluate for any internal eye damage or possible orbital fracture ...Read more

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I have blood in my white part of my eye ., what do you recommend?

I have blood in my white part of my eye ., what do you recommend?

Visine Gets Red Out: This is the one condition we recommend using Visine (gets the red out) eyedrops for. Use visine with Tetrahydrozoline 1 drop twice a day for 2 werks or until the redness is gone. Check your blood pressure and do not take aspirin until the redness is gone. If you have recurrent episodes see an ophthalmologist ...Read more

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Woke up with blood in the white part of her right corner eye. It is not spotted but solid bood bright red? What to do?

Woke up with blood in the white part of her right corner eye.
It is not spotted but solid bood bright red? What to do?

Eye hemorrhage : Sounds like you have a bruise ( hemorrhage ) in the whites of your eyes ( conjunctiva) which appears tomato ketchup red and is usually due to rubbing the eye, forceful sneezing or coughing , &/or being on blood thinners. Generally not a sign of more serious problems like a bleeding or blood disorder. Eye drops for moisture if dry or for allergies if itchy are usually sufficient. Disappears ~ 2 wks. ...Read more

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I was standing in front of the mirror when i noticed the white part of my eye started to bleed is it a blood vessel that popped ?

I was standing in front of the mirror when i noticed the white part of my eye started to bleed is it a blood vessel that popped ?

Bleeding in the eye: Yes/ ot wo;; usually clear up in a few days to weeks. It is not dangerous but sometimes can be found with bleeding disorders or high blood pressure. Ask your doctor to check on this. ...Read more

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I got stitches in my eyebrow in the ER because i got a cut over my eye now the white part of my eye is filled with blood clots what do I need to do?

I got stitches in my eyebrow in the ER because i got a cut over my eye now the white part of my eye is filled with blood clots what do I need to do?

Keep an eye on it: Usually bruises in the skin around the eye can occasionally leach into the eyelid or even into the conjunctiva of the eyeball, appearing "tomato ketchup" red. As long as there is no change of vision or pain associated with it, then observation is all that is necessary. ...Read more

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My baby has popped a blood vessel in his eye and its near the main part of his eye, is there something I could do to help heal the process?

Subconj heme: If it's a subconjunctival hemorrhage (on the white part and not symptomatic to him), best to avoid trauma like eye rubbing (sometimes difficult with a baby but could use an eye shield), severe coughing or straining, giving any blood thinners. If it's not due to a bleeding disorder (would be recurrent), then should resolve on its own. Best to have a baby's eye examined for any other problems. ...Read more

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