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Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Is there a way to get rid of a busted blood vessel in my eye?

Time: A burst blood vessel (conjunctival) is like a bruise and it takes time for the blood to be broken down and reabsorbed. Retinal burst blood vessels may need treatment to prevent sequelae. ...Read more

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What is a good way for me to progress the healing of a burst blood vessel in my eyes?

What is a good way for me to progress the healing of a burst blood vessel in my eyes?

You : Can use a warm compress to your eye. The warmth increases the circulation and allows the body to work a little faster to clean up the blood. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in the corner of my eye. How to get rid of it?

Why is there blood in the corner of my eye. How to get rid of it?

Time: This sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which occurs on the normally white part of the eye and is harmless. It just takes time to resolve like a bruise under your skin - possibly 2 - 3 weeks. Blood thinners including Aspirin can cause these to be more frequent. See your ophthalmologist if you are worried. ...Read more

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My husband has a blockage in his renal artery. Is there a natural way to get rid of this?

My husband has a blockage in his renal artery. Is there a natural way to get rid of this?

Not really: The is no great natural way to get rid of the blockage. However, he can take measures to keep it from getting worse such as: not smoking, lowering cholesterol ( diet and/or taking a statin medication), treating his diabetes, and take an Aspirin to prevent blood clots from forming. ...Read more

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I had a eye exam week and there is a thin white ring, not completely filled in around the cornea on both eyes, is there a way to get rid of it?

I had a eye exam week and there is a thin white ring, not completely filled in around the cornea on both eyes, is there a way to get rid of it?

Arcus lipoides: You most likely have a condition called arcus lipoides (a.K.A. Arcus senilis). It is due to cholesterol depositing in the corneal periphery. Although these rings cause no harm to the eye, they can be a sign of high cholesterol in the blood. You should get your cholesterol checked by an internist, and reducing your cholesterol can possibly reduce the appearance of the rings. ...Read more

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I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

I have a blemish in my nose that is forming a pimple. So what is the fastest way to get rid of it?

Warm pack: A warm moist pack such as a warm moist towel applied to the nasal area can help open the pimple without traumatizing your nose. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of headaches around my eye?

Is there a way to get rid of headaches around my eye?

Glasses or rest: The most common cause is tension headaches. This can be due to straining to read without proper glasses, staring at a book or computer for hours on end, or even dry eyes. If Ibuprofen or Aspirin do not relieve the symptoms, they persist despite medication, or there is an associated vision change, you will need to see your eye doctor. Headaches that don't go away always need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a lump on my eyelid without surgery?

Is there a way to get rid of a lump on my eyelid without surgery?

Maybe: It all depends on what the lump is, but if it is solid chances are it would need to be surgically removed. Of course this can be done with relative ease and minimal discomfort, depending on the size of the lump and where it is on the lid... ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a blood clot that is under your fingernail?

How can you get rid of a blood clot that is under your fingernail?

Dr. Kass: Gave excellent advice. If you let the clot to grow out with the nail, make sure you see it slowly progressing towards the tip of your finger. If it doesn't appear to grow out (over months) and becomes larger or darker, see a dermatologist even if it doesn't hurt. ...Read more

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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?

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

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In what way can I tell the difference between a blood clot and a broken vein?

In what way can I tell the difference between a blood clot and a broken vein?

Swelling vs bruise: Blood clot causes swelling and pain. If deep vein - alot of swelling. If superificial vein - then sometimes thrombophlebitis. Broken vein causes bruising or staining. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my biceps?

What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my biceps?

Rest& time to heal: If it appears to to strain of biceps Small area of bleeding with rest will get absorbed in couple of wks do not ned to be drained , if it is spontaneous need investigation to find the cause , see your doctor ...Read more

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I have had a floater in my eye for over a week. Is there any known way to get rid of it?

I have had a floater in my eye for over a week. Is there any known way to get rid of it?

Yes!: This can be a result of the normal aging process in the vitreous (jelly in the eye). You need an eye exam to make sure this is not a tear or hole in the retina. Typically you should wait for at least a year to see if it will subside or stop bothering you on its own. If not you can have surgery to remove the floater (vitrectomy). ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of a white head?

Is there a good way to get rid of a white head?

Topical retinoid.: A white head is technically called a closed comedone. A blackhead is an open comedone. Topical retinoids that can be prescribed by your doctor are the best treatment but they must be administered properly with the use of proper moisturization and avoidance of sun exposure to treated areas. ...Read more

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I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

Medical Therapy: Depending on the type of cyst, your eye doctor may be correct. However, some lesions on the skin may be improved with warm towels to the area 2 times per day. Additionally, a gentle, topical anti-inflammatory cream my help reduce the size and appearance. This should be prescribed by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to fill in a scar in my eyebrow?

Is there a way to fill in a scar in my eyebrow?

Hair Transplant: The only way to restore hair into a scar is through hair transplantation. Eyebrow transplantation is a delicate microsurgical procedure that requires experience, skill, advanced instrumentation as well as an "artistic eye." We have over 17 years of experience in hair transplantation including eyebrows (and eyelashes). FUE harvesting means no scalpel/no stitches in the donor area. ...Read more

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