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Describe the features of blood in eye.?

Describe the features of 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 more

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Hyphema (Definition)

A hyphema is blood in the anterior chamber of the eye. The anterior chamber is the space between the iris and the cornea. A hyphema is most commonly ...Read more


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How do you treat blood in eye?

How do you treat blood in eye?

Blood in eye: Blood over the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage-- it will resolve in 2-4 weeks unless you are on a blood thinner. If it does not get better, or if blood is inside the eye, consult your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Ok i've got blood in eye. What should I do?

Ok i've got blood in eye. What should I do?

Blood in eye: Blood over the white part of the eye is called subconj heme-- this will resolve in 2-4 weeks. If it does not, or if is inside the eye, then consult your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a tiny speck of blood in eye?

What can cause a tiny speck of blood in eye?

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 more

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What causes blood in eye and how common is it?

What causes blood in eye and how common is it?

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 more

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What is the definition or description of: Blood in eye?

What is the definition or description of: Blood in eye?

Depends location: External=subconjunctival hemorrhage In anterior chamber= hyphema back of eye= retinal hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how blood in eye will affect my child's overall health.?

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 more

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Used peyote. Now have blood in eye!?

Used peyote. Now have blood in eye!?

Peyote: Peyote is an hallucinogenic drug and has no specific eye effect, the subconjunctival hemorrhage you describe is unrelated and may be due to trauma with rubbing your eyes, coughing, sneezing or straining. And should resolve within a week or two. ...Read more

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What's effective for helping to prevent blood in eye?

What's effective for helping to prevent blood in eye?

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 more

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There is blood in eye from cat scratch?

There is blood in eye from cat scratch?

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 more

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What can I do for a large spot of blood in eye?

What can I do for a large spot  of blood in eye?

Subconjunctival heme: Artificial tears and observation. If recurrent, may need to check blood numbers to rule out blood dyscrasia. ...Read more

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Doctor confirmed my child has blood in eye and will need to follow up. Will this be a longterm problem?

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 more

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What could be the causes of having blood in eye discharge I have never had this before today and it has really frightened me?

Depends: There are multiple reasons why this can occur, infection, trauma, vascular malformation, etc.. You need to see an ophthalmologist who cam perform an exam to see what the correct diagnosis is. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause me to feel sick and have blood in eye?

Yes: You can feel tired, wiped out, nauseated during pregnancy, and if you are vomiting you can have hemorrhages (bleeding) in the conjunctiva of your eye. ...Read more

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High blood pressure and blood in eye, is there any connection between them?

High blood pressure and blood in eye, is there any connection between them?

Retinal hemorrhages.: Advanced stages of chronic hypertensive damage can demonstrate retinal hemorrhages. Also, very high blood pressures (malignant hypertension) can acutely produce hemorrhages and bleeding inside the eye as well. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Hyphema: If you experienced eye trauma and you have a Hyphema you need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible. This could compromise your vision if it is indeed a Hyphema. Good luck. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001021.htm ...Read more

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Blood in eye wont go away, been a month since nose job?

Blood in eye wont go away, been a month since nose job?

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 more

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How long does it take to get rid of blood in eye from broken blood vessel?

How long does it take to get rid of blood in eye from broken blood vessel?

Varies: Blood from a broken vessel in the eye, subconjunctival hemorrhage, can take few days-weeks to completely disappear. It is similar to getting a bruise elsewhere on your body. It can take longer if you are on blood thinner such as aspirin. ...Read more

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Blood In Eye (Definition)

External=subconjunctival hemorrhage In anterior chamber= hyphema back ...Read more