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Is It Okay To Wear Contacts With A Popped Blood Vessel In Eye
A blood vessel ruptured in my eye 1 month ago. My eyes are normal now unless I wear contacts. Then the blood vessel is irritated again. Is it serious?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
YES, But: I assume you have a red eye from a broken blood vessel in the sclera ( while part) of your eye. The vessel and blood will not come in contact with a contact lens, but it would be best to give your eye a few days red. Wearing a contact lens may slow the healing process. You may want to be evaluated by an eye doc to make sure there is nothing else wrong withyour eye. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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