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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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Blood In Eye (Definition)

Blood in the eye is a condition in which a small blood vessel breaks open and bleeds near the surface of the white of the eye. It may occur without any injury and there is no pain or discharge. The blood will appear as a bright red patch on the white of the eye. Blood can also ...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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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!?

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?

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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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