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What are the earliest symptoms of internal eye bleeding?

What are the earliest symptoms of internal eye bleeding?

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

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Does internal eye bleeding leads to blindness? How serious it can be? Is it curable?

Does internal eye bleeding leads to blindness? How serious it can be? Is it curable?

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

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Can u see internal bleeding in eye?

Can u see internal bleeding in eye?

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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What causes internal bleeding in eye?

What causes internal bleeding in eye?

Numerous things: Many problems can cause a leakage of blood inside the eye. The most common reason is probably diabetes. I thorough eye exam can determine the cause of the bleeding and outline the correct treatment. ...Read more

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If im gettin new vains in my eyes everyday and they are grey, could this mean internal bleeding or chirosis? I rest well wats going on?

If im gettin new vains in my eyes everyday and they are grey, could this mean internal bleeding or chirosis? I rest well wats going on?

Probably not: Increased redness of the eyes can have many causes mostly due to problems related to the eyes. Less commonly, eye redness can be related to systemic diseases that can affect the entire body. An eye examination would be a place to start. Depending on the findings, a physical examination and blood tests may also be indicated. ...Read more

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I hurt my head on Saturday, not to hard but it still kinda hurts, I don't have symptoms of internal bleeding so my mom says I'm fine, WhatShouldIdo?

I hurt my head on Saturday, not to hard but it still kinda hurts, I don't have symptoms of internal bleeding so my mom says I'm fine, WhatShouldIdo?

Live your life: Take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) for your aches and pains but go about your life. Your mother is correct, any significant issue would have shown up by now. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Bleeding: There are many causes including spontaneous with or without anti-coagulation, trauma, ruptured aneurysm, avm, etc. ...Read more

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Hit head 3 days ago but I have no symtoms could I have internal bleeding? I heard u don't need symtoms

Hit head 3 days ago but I have no symtoms could I have internal bleeding? I heard u don't need symtoms

See below: After three days, I doubt there's any bleeding. You would probably have known by now. Did you lose consciousness with the injury? Were there any other injuries? If no, and you're 21, I suspect things will be fine. If you start having worsening headaches, visual disturbances, dizziness, then be seen. ...Read more

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I went to disneyland and I banged my head on a ride. My head has been hurting since. What can I do to make sure I don't have internal bleeding or etc?

I went to disneyland and I banged my head on a ride. My head has been hurting since. What can I do to make sure I don't have internal bleeding or etc?

Time is your friend: The fact you are able to ask the question and have returned means your injury is minor see your local md and he help you decide on x-ray and any tests you need. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a shelf and now there is a bump on my forehead. Should I be worried about internal bleeding?

I hit my head on a shelf and now there is a bump on my forehead. Should I be worried about internal bleeding?

Unlikely: It would be unlikely. A bump is different from a fall. You would also have increasing headache, vomiting and confusion. Apply a cool compress and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) 650mg every 6 hours as required for pain. Follow up for any worrisome symptoms. All the best. ...Read more

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My father (65 years) slipped in the toilet 8 hours back & cut his head (an inch).do I need to take him to doctor for any scan to check internal bleeding

My father (65 years) slipped in the toilet 8 hours back & cut his head (an inch).do I need to take him to doctor for any scan to check internal bleeding

Slip: There are two issues. Did he fall because of simple slip or did he fall because of dizziness while on the toilet? And second, did he lose consciousness when he hit his head? I would take him to an ER for a check of his head and his heart. Also, what is his blood sugar? ...Read more

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Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Yesterday I hit the left side of my head, it hurt for 2 minutes. Today it only hurts when I touch it. How can I know there is no internal bleeding?

Definite-imaging: If you want a definitive answer then you would want to have imaging. However, not all traumas will need that. I am wondering why you are concerned about possible bleeding. Did you loose conciousness? Are you having severe symptoms or nausea, or sleepiness? or bleeding? If yes, then you definitely need to be checked out in the hospital. If infected also need hospital. ...Read more

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When someone falls on the back of his head, how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous? I mean before arriving to hospi

When someone falls on the back of his head, how to know if he has internal bleeding or if there 's something dangerous? I mean before arriving to hospi

You will never know: Any head injury how trivial it appears, should be evaluated by trained person, ideally in e r setting to prevent lethal out comes. ...Read more

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How to know if you have internal bleeding to the head!?

How to know if you have internal bleeding to the head!?

Mental status change: You want to know if internal bleeding in head. You will have headaches or mental status changes. If you bleed in your head it occurs following trauma and that should be evaluated in the ed. If you have a bleed from an aneurysm you may have mental status changes. An imaging study such as a ct scan will show bleeding. ...Read more

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My friend hit my head really hard and hit it several times can this cause internal bleeding???

My friend hit my head really hard and hit it several times can this cause internal bleeding???

Head injury: Any head injury has the potential for serious complications, including bleeding around the brain. Best to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can internal bleeding the head necessarily have symptoms?

Can internal bleeding the head necessarily have symptoms?

No.: Chronic subdural hematoma is sometimes undetected for weeks. But in most acute conditions, there are symptoms of headache, loss of consciousness, nausea/vomiting, coma. ...Read more

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Can a light hit on the head make you have internal bleeding?

Doubtful: Unless the person in question is taking some form of blood thinner it is extremely unlikely. If the "tap" as you call it did not cause a loss of consciousness it is even less likely. If some form of focal neurologic symptom exists, weakness, numbness/tingling in one limb, you should see a doctor to have that checked. ...Read more

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How to know if you have internal bleeding, particularly on your head?

PAIN AND DIZZINESS: An intracranial bleed would cause pain and headache, dizziness, fainting, and/or visual difficulties. Intraabdominal bleed would cause abdominal pain and distention, and could be associated with sweating, dizziness, or fainting. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I got hit by keys to my head can it cause brain damage or internal bleeding or problems later I have laceration on right side of my head one staple?

Probably not, but..: Jelly,
given the information provided, unless it was a really large cluster of keys (heavy) or fell from a great distance, it shouldn't be enough to cause brain damage or internal bleeding. If you have persistent severe headaches, cognitive issues or just are worried I would discuss with your primary doctor whether an MRI or a neurology referral would make sense. ...Read more

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I suffered concussion and CT scan didn't reveal any internal bleeding or swelling. I however have a constant mild pain in my head. What could it be?

I suffered concussion and CT scan didn't reveal any internal bleeding or swelling. I however have a constant mild pain in my head. What could it be?

Post-traumatic: Headaches following head trauma are relatively common and most resolve over a few weeks. Sounds like yours is proceeding according to the usual expected recovery. ...Read more

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On Warfarin - fell and hit head and side. Dr said no internal bleeding - just strained muscle. Can this influence INR as next test not for six weeks?

On Warfarin - fell and hit head and side. Dr said no internal bleeding - just strained muscle. Can this influence INR as next test not for six weeks?

Injury by itself: With all other things being stable, should not affect your INR. If you change your diet or take new medication to treat eht injury, this might affect the INR> ...Read more

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Knocked into stone column then fell to ground. Caused laceration on back of head, 3 staples. Is an X-ray sufficient to rule out internal bleeding?

Knocked into stone column then fell to ground. Caused laceration on back of head, 3 staples. Is an X-ray sufficient to rule out internal bleeding?

No: X-rays only show the bones. If you did not lose consciousness and your neurological exam was normal then a CT scan is not necessarily needed. If you develop worse headaches, vomiting, dizziness or numbness then go back to the ER ...Read more

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How common are pyogenic granuloma's are of the inner eye lid? & can they form after a chalazion or stye? What do I do about them? Do they always bleed

How common are pyogenic granuloma's are of the inner eye lid? & can they form after a chalazion or stye? What do I do about them? Do they always bleed

Pyogenic granulomas: Pyogenic granulomas can occur after a chalazion and are not uncommon. Most need to be excised with a short, minor surgical procedure. Rarely will frequent hot compresses or steroid injections help if it has been present for a long time. ...Read more

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Can I wear contact lensee with a bleeding eye?

Can I wear contact lensee with a bleeding eye?

Maybe: If the bleeding on the conjunctiva (white part of the eye) is flat and not too big, then the contact lens will not be affected and you can wear them. If in doubt, leave them out. ...Read more