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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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I may have popped a blood vessel in my eye while pooping?

Hemorrhage in eye: Sometimes a vessel in the conjunctival lining of the eye over the white sclera, will seep a drop of blood which spreads over a broad area, looking very red. Common stresses that do this are straining at the toilet, coughing, sneezing and various athletic maneuvers. If the vision is unaffected and there is no pain, you can usually wait this out. But see an ophthalmologist if you have worries. ...Read more

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Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?

Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just rubbing your eyes. It may occur more often in people who take blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. There is no treatment necessary for this, but it may take up to two weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head, feels like a blood vessels popping, also feeling very weak. A After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head, feels like a blood vessels popping, also feeling very weak. A After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists. ...Read more

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Can I pop a blood vessel in my eye?

Can I pop a blood vessel in my eye?

Blood on the eye: Yes you can pop a small capilary on the surface of the eye. It will often look like a small paint brush painted a red streak.

It often comes with straining or trauma.

It can be frightening but innocent.
It will resolve without drops and without visual damage.
If it was from trauma then you must see the eyeMD/ophthalmologist.. ...Read more

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If you pop a blood vessel in eye does visine irritate it?

If you pop a blood vessel in eye does visine irritate it?

Sub conj hemorrhage: A sub conjunctival hemorrhage is basically a bruise on the surface of the eye. It often takes 1-2 weeks for all of the blood to go away. There are no eye drops that can speed this up. Visine can be used but will not "get the red out" any faster. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pop a blood vessel in your eye while sleeping?

Is it possible to pop a blood vessel in your eye while sleeping?

Maybe: Eye rubbing (especially when waking), pressure on the eye face down, or laying on your arm. ...Read more

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How exactly do you pop a blood vessel in your eye?

How exactly do you pop a blood vessel in your eye?

Pressure: On a fragile surface vessel that easily breaks (age and vascular disease like hypertension predisposing to them) or a clotting disorder. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden eye blood vessel to pop? Never had this happen and now there is a red vessel on the side of my right eye.

What can cause a sudden eye blood vessel to pop? Never had this happen and now there is a red vessel on the side of my right eye.

Eye hemorrhage: An isolated sudden "popped" blood vessel on the white part of the eye, as long as it is not painful or associated with vision changes, is not usually a cause for concern. They usually clear within 2-3 weeks. It is reasonable to have this checked out by an eye doctor. Occasionally these hemorrhages can be related to a bleeding disorder or other problem. ...Read more

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Dull head ache front forehead towards right for 2-3 days also my right eye patch of real bloodshot like pop blood vessel what is it also very tired?

Dull head ache front forehead towards right for 2-3 days also my right eye patch of real bloodshot like pop blood vessel what is it also very tired?

Headache: You may have neuralgia involving the superficial nerve over the right eye but this wouldn't cause a ruptured vessel or subconjunctival hemorrhage. I recommend that you have an examination by your physician if headache persists and he/she will determine whether it's advisable to see an ophthalmologist for the subconjunctival hemorrhage which usually resolves without any specific treatment. ...Read more

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I was trying to pop a black head on side of my nose and a little blood vessel appeared. Is this permanent, will it go away with time, what can I do?

I was trying to pop a black head on side of my nose and a little blood vessel appeared. Is this permanent, will it go away with time, what can I do?

Telangiectasia: It sounds like what you have developed is a telangiectasia - quite commonly caused by trauma. Telangiectasia is not typically responsive to any topical medications - a laser procedure is quite effective in getting rid of the redness. ...Read more

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I yelled last night and felt something pop on the top of my head like a blood vessel popped. I felt alright when it happened.?

I yelled last night and felt something pop on the top of my head like a blood vessel popped. I felt alright when it happened.?

Not serious: If you feel fine now, but it is your body telling you not to get too upset! Yelling rarely helps anyway. ...Read more

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I may have popped a blood vessel in my eye, red but not bleeding. Go to er?

I may have popped a blood vessel in my eye, red but not bleeding. Go to er?

Broken blood vessel: Most broken blood vessels on the external eye are nearly painless, don't affect vision, and do not cause watering or discharge from the eye. If painfull or draining a possible foreign substance, vision blurring might be something on the cornea, or inflammation within the eye. See your eye care provider, er doc or family physician if you have any above signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can get rid of a popped blood vessel in my eye in a day?

Can you tell me how I can get rid of a popped blood vessel in my eye in a day?

Impossible: Almost impossible. Takes days to weeks to go away. Ice makes it go away faster. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Blood in eyes: If suffiencently large hemorrhage, may interfer with lid movement over the cornea, affecting the tear film-->blurred vision. Try use of artificial tear 4-6x per day until resolves. See eye care doc if persist. ...Read more

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I blew a blood vessel in my eye. Should I be worried?

I blew a blood vessel in my eye. Should I be worried?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I got into a fight and may have broken blood vessel in my eye?

I got into a fight and may have broken blood vessel in my eye?

No sweat: The blood wil clear sooner or later. See ophthalomologist to rule out any trauma to the eye structures. ...Read more

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Ok to fly with burst blood vessel in my eye?

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 more

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I was punched in the eye 3 weeks ago. I have a busted blood vessel in my eye that hasn't went away yet. Will it go away????

I was punched in the eye 3 weeks ago. I have a busted blood vessel in my eye that hasn't went away yet. Will it go away????

Ruptured vessel: Assuming you are correct and only a burst blood vessel all the damage that was occurred, the body will take care of the blood vessel and it should completely go away. It can take a few weeks. ...Read more

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Why might I wake up with a broken blood vessel (?) in my eye? Sat. Am 1/3 my right eye was blood red. Lessening each day but sunday it 'felt' odd2blink

Why might I wake up with a broken blood vessel (?) in my eye? Sat. Am 1/3 my right eye was blood red. Lessening each day but sunday it 'felt' odd2blink

Coughed or sneezed?: At times, a forceful sneeze or cough can rupture a blood vessel under membrance of the eye--conjuntiva. It is rather common and often causes no pain, only a scary looking eye. Often resolves completely w/o problems. Sometime, there is quite a bit of blood causing a thickening area and thus one can feel something there during a blink/eye movement etc...
If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for more than 3 years already, there's sometimes pressure in the eye it's in. What can I do to get it removed?

I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for more than 3 years already, there's sometimes pressure in the eye it's in. What can I do to get it removed?

Three years!!!!!! '!!: If it's simply, a broken capillary (small vessel) in the underside of the covering layer of the eye (sub conjunctival hemorrhage), it is not serious and will go away within 3 weeks. Why can it still be seen? Why do u feel pressure? You should have seen an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) a long time ago. Go! ...Read more

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Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Maybe: It depends where the blood vessel is. If it is in the eye yes. This would occur for several reasons the most common is diabetes but hypertension can do it. Other reason could be retinal detachment. If it is in the white of the eye also sclera, it looks terrible but little danger to affect sight or blurred vision. If is causing blurred vision, see eye doc now.
One other cause is trauma. ...Read more

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I've had brown, popped blood vessel in my eye for a couple of years. Can it be removed?

I've had brown, popped blood vessel in my eye for a couple of years. Can it be removed?

Sounds like a nevus: Or mole in the eye. If it has changed it should be evaluated. Blood vessels are not brown. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

How do I get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Time: Unfortunately, about the only thing you can do is wait this one out. You may want to use eyedrops, such as artificial tears, if you have an itchy feeling in your eye. Beyond that, it will take 10 to 14 days for the blood to be reabsorbed. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a burst blood vessel in my eye?

How do I know if I have a burst blood vessel in my eye?

See eye MD: See a specialist eye MD for a dilated fundus exam. The MD will use special equipment to look in the back of your eye. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Time: A burst blood vessel (conjunctival) is like a bruise and it takes time for the blood to be broken down and reabsorbed. Retinal burst blood vessels may need treatment to prevent sequelae. ...Read more

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I had a headache and I woke up w/ a broken blood vessel in my eye. Is that abnormal?

Probably not related: I don't know how a headache could have caused a bleed on the surface of the eye, unless you had vomiting with the headache. The broken blood vessel is self limited, and is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Maybe: If you've had one before, it's a red spot on the white part of the eye that is asymptomatic (only noticed by someone else or in the mirror), that does not affect vision or cause pain, etc. And has been worked up before, then maybe not. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a constant headache since a burst blood vessel in my eye?

No: A burst blood vessel should have little to no sensation. Often times patients come to us with a red eye and little else and this is usually due to dry eyes and use of anticoagulants. If you have a burst vessel and persistent headache this can signifiy severe hypertension - get seen today. ...Read more

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How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

Time will heal: Think of this as a very visible "bruise" which will slowly, usually in a week, change color and fade away. If especially large, it can resemble a blood blister and become raised. It can also migrate across the surface of the eye since there is little under the clear membrane to keep it localized. In some people, if it's large, I have seen it creep into the lower lid skin with gravity. ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessel in my eye. Help?

In or on surface?: If it is on the surface (you can see it in the mirror) it is most likely not a problem. Occasionally blood vessels break on the surface (called sub-conjunctival hemorrhage) and looks bad, but will resolve on its own. There should not be any pain or vision changes it this occurs. If this happens mutiple times, see and ophthalmologist (there may be undelying cause). ...Read more

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Should I swim wittha broken blood vessel in my eye?

No problem: Regardless of where the broken blood vessel is, whether it is on the whites of your eyes, or inside your eye on the retina, it is safe to go swimming. ...Read more

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Can I still exercise if I burst a blood vessel in my eye doing it?

Yes, gently.: If you are taking blood thinner medication and are getting frequent blood- shot eyes and black and blue marks on your body, be sure to inform your physician. Gentle exersize (not high impact or strenuous weight lifting) is usually possible. ...Read more

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I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

Broken blood vessel?: Patients with dry eyes and allergies can rub their eyes and experience recurrent broken blood vessels from the physical trauma of rubbing the eyes. In some patients it can be due to elevated inr (too much coumadin) or excessive use of Aspirin or ibuprofen. Treating the dry eye or allergies can reduce this. If you have easy bruising or bleeding, check with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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If a have a busted blood vessel in my eye, will using vaseline clear it?

If a have a busted blood vessel in my eye, will using vaseline clear it?

No: It will get better in 1-2 weeks. There is no known effective treatment to lessen this. ...Read more

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