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Is It Safe To Blood In Eye
Blood inside the eye: Bleeding can occur from trauma, vascular events and certain hereditary illnesses that affect the eyes. Free blood in the eye drops the vision and bleeding can also occur in the substance of the retina with variable effect on the vision (e.g. In diabetes). Any bleeding in the eye needs immediate evaluation by your ophthalmolgist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood in the eye: Blood in the eye may mean different problems. Externally on eyeball surface ( white part) may be a small bruise generally self limited and benign and the result of rubbing the eyelids. Internal blood (inside the eyeball) is almost always abnormal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where?: If you mean on the white part and there is little or no pain, yes, that is very common. It is no more serious than a bruise to your thigh and will go away without any overt treatment. It is more common in those who need blood thinners--but do not stop them. The most common cause is stifling a sneeze--let her rip. Don't "play" with it. Don't hold your breath with exertion of any kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how blood in eye will affect my child's overall health.?
Blood in the eye: Blood in the eye can mean several things. If the eye has recently suffered trauma, a hyphema may result-- this needs to be followed carefully for a week or more, since it may result in increased pressure in the eye or decreased vision. Blood on the surface of the eye is likely a subconj heme-- this will resolve in 2-4 weeks by itself. Blood in the retina needs follow-up locally. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood in the eye: Blood on the eye surface, subconjunctival hemorrhage, may be caused by sneezing, coughing, straining, and rubbing the eye. It usually resolves in 2 to 4 weeks. Blood inside the eye may be due to trauma, diabetes, surgery, lupus, ocular melanoma, etc. If you are concerned about your eye, consult your local ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam. Antibiotics.: I agree with these measures. Presence of blood indicates that conjunctiva is lacerated. Corneal injures themselves may not bleed but are susceptible to infection. The consequences of an ocular injury from a cat scratch can even be systemic. Regardless, prompt treatment with prophylactic antibiotics could prevent endophthalmitis and other infection. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor confirmed my child has blood in eye and will need to follow up. Will this be a longterm problem?
Was it a hyphema: Usually temporary: depends on vision (blocked vision for a long time in a young child could necessitate washout), eye pressure (if high for a certain amount of time, could need ac washout and/or glaucoma surgery), any coexisting injuries (how was the retina), otherwise if it's a small amount of blood, it may clear with steroids and reduced activities, upright position, avoiding blood thinners, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the causes of having blood in eye discharge I have never had this before today and it has really frightened me?
Have a black eye and also blood in eye.. but there seems to be a bubble of blood under the layer on my eye.. will this go away just likr the bruise?
Time +: Red discoloration of the white part of the eyeball (scleral hemorrhage) could be the result of coughing during extubation if you had general anesthesia. It should gradually clear but may take several months... Dark bruising of lower eyelid(s) may result from bleeding during narrowing of nasal bones and will gradually fade. Laser treatments (e.g. Excel v or vbeam) and skin topicals can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers