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Is It Safe To Swim With Popped Eye Blood Vessel
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 more
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
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
Maybe: Eye rubbing (especially when waking), pressure on the eye face down, or laying on your arm. ...Read more
What can cause a sudden eye blood vessel to pop? Never had this happen and now there is a red vessel on the side of my right eye.
Eye hemorrhage: An isolated sudden "popped" blood vessel on the white part of the eye, as long as it is not painful or associated with vision changes, is not usually a cause for concern. They usually clear within 2-3 weeks. It is reasonable to have this checked out by an eye doctor. Occasionally these hemorrhages can be related to a bleeding disorder or other problem. ...Read more
My husband is diabetics. Last night we had massage deep tissue. After couple hours he had a pop blood vessel in the eye. What we can do? Help thanks.
Dull head ache front forehead towards right for 2-3 days also my right eye patch of real bloodshot like pop blood vessel what is it also very tired?
Headache: You may have neuralgia involving the superficial nerve over the right eye but this wouldn't cause a ruptured vessel or subconjunctival hemorrhage. I recommend that you have an examination by your physician if headache persists and he/she will determine whether it's advisable to see an ophthalmologist for the subconjunctival hemorrhage which usually resolves without any specific treatment. ...Read more
I was trying to pop a black head on side of my nose and a little blood vessel appeared. Is this permanent, will it go away with time, what can I do?
I yelled last night and felt something pop on the top of my head like a blood vessel popped. I felt alright when it happened.?
Not serious: If you feel fine now, but it is your body telling you not to get too upset! Yelling rarely helps anyway. ...Read more
I get broken blood vessels in my eye about 4 times per year. My BP is fine. I have one now and am due to fly tomorrow. Is that safe?
Lately the blood vessels around my eye pop. It is quite painful at times. I read that fish oil could be causing them to pop, it that true?
My husband turned his head quickly and described that he felt as a vein or blood vessel pop on the left side of his neck followed by a stabbing pain. His temples hurt for a minute or two and it went away. He feels a throbbing pain that is constant now. He
Subconjunctival heme: Your description sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which is very common. The most common cause is dry eye/ ocular surface irritation which would explain your headache. I would try using artificial tears and observation. If you develop decreased vision or increased pain, you should see an eye doctor. ...Read more
Need exam to diagnos: Cannot make a definite diagnosis without an ophthalmologist examination. Some clues that it may be a broken blood vessel are 1. It is usually painless, usually noticed by someone else. 2. It is a shiny brick-red color. If you are experiencing many recurrences, you should check your blood pressure. Artificial tears can beused for comfort. If you have pain or blurred vision need to see ophthalm. ...Read more
Thin vein: You did something to increase the venous pressure in your head; probably coughing or sneezing or lifting something heavy. This caused a little blood seepage from a thin vessel on the eye surface. These are dramatic looking but benign and your eye will absorb the blood over 3-8 days. ...Read more
Sounds like a nevus: Or mole in the eye. If it has changed it should be evaluated. Blood vessels are not brown. ...Read more
Usually no cause:
A broken blood vessel can cause a bright red blood spot on the white portion of the eye that look bad. They are called subconjunctival hemorrhages. They do not cause any real eye or vision problem unless caused by an injury. If from an injury, see an eye doctor.
If spontaneous, they can be recurrent. No rx usually needed. Make sure there is no blood clotting problem. ...Read more
Or bothering cosmetic?
If pain or any visual symptoms get checked asap.
If daughter too young to clearly answers questions would also see MD ...Read more
Possibly: Talk to you eye doctor first.Get a more detailed answer ›
My little boy accidentally hit me in the eye and popped a blood vessel but it has made my vision blurred is this normal?
I was standing in front of the mirror when I noticed the white part of my eye started to bleed is it a blood vessel that popped?
My baby has popped a blood vessel in his eye and its near the main part of his eye, is there something I could do to help heal the process?
Subconj heme: If it's a subconjunctival hemorrhage (on the white part and not symptomatic to him), best to avoid trauma like eye rubbing (sometimes difficult with a baby but could use an eye shield), severe coughing or straining, giving any blood thinners. If it's not due to a bleeding disorder (would be recurrent), then should resolve on its own. Best to have a baby's eye examined for any other problems. ...Read more
I noticed a popped blood vessel in the far right area of my right eye, that got worse after I woke up. How can I treat this so it doesn't spread more?
It will: Resolve on its own. Not much you can do but watch and wait. Looks bad. But really nothing to be alarmed about. Can be caused by a cough or sneeze. If blood gets into front part of your eye. Seek medical attention. But if it stays in the white portion. It will resolve on its own ...Read more
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