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Kitten Accidentaly Scratched The White Part Of My Eye Causing It To Bleed
Usually well ; fast: The white part of the eyeball, or 'sclera, ' and is covered by a transparent mucous membrane, 'conjunctiva.' when there is a small injury to this area form scratching, it usually heals well and fast on it's own. If there is even a remote chance that the eye wall was penetrated or cut deep, then it is very important to get an ophthalmologist to examine the eye. It may be more serious than it seems. ...Read more
My 10 weeks old puppy scratched my face under my left eye. It did cause bleeding. I had a tetanus in 2011, should I get a booster or am I good?
Keep an eye on it: Just clean the area with peroxide. No need for bandage. If it turns red or looks as though it's starting to swell up, see your doctor. If it just starts to heal normally like any other scratch, no need for worry. No need for tetanus booster. Puppies and kittens tend to do that without meaning any harm! ...Read more
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?
Not always: Bleeding in the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage. By itself, it is not serious, but it can cover something more serious like a laceration in the sclera (the white part of the eye. Additionally, the eye can have trauma to the retina, iris, and other structures when struck hard enough to cause bleeding. It is best to have it checked out. ...Read more
My boyfriend was wrestling with some friends and he ended up cutting the white part of his eye, bleeding stopped now, should he see a doctor?
My daughter had a head trauma during birth which led to bleeding in some parts in brain which caused paralysis in the right limbs, what can be done?
Physical Therapy: There are no cures for traumatic brain injury. The only option is to work with physical and occupational therapists in an attempt to accommodate for the neurological deficits. Young children can overcome such injury more than adults due to the plasticity of the nervous system at a young age. ...Read more
Last week My son hit my nose with his back head, bleeding and swelling was there which stopped later. When I touch my top part of nose I have pain. Pls a?
Bone contusion: Is the most likely cause of the persistent pain and may take a few weeks to settle down, but it is also possible to have nasal bone fracture. If your nose looks distorted or you have blockage of your nasal passage, then consult yourPCP or ENT to evaluate. Non displaced fractures heal well without treatment, but now is the time to realign the tissue if displaced. ...Read more
It's been 20 days we didn't have sex of my husband Today I check his penis is a part of his skin near the head of his penis that breaks open and bleed?
Need more info...: Without a direct look at it, it is hard to give right diagnosis although the described issue at glans penis / foreskin is usually related with foreskin redundancy & its inflammation. If so, gentle cleaning & drying with gingerly applying antifungal cream with steroid 1-2 timely daily but making sure to pull down foreskin after cleansing. Yet, circumcision is the ultimate care of choice. Be ...Read more
My daughter had a qtip in her ear and hit her head on the wood part of her bed and shoved the qtip in when she took it out her ear started bleeding.
Likely canal scratch: This happens pretty often, and it usually reflects an injury to the wall of the canal rather than the ear drum. However, the only way to know for sure is to have her doc look. ...Read more
Almost never serious: Visible blood on the white of the eye is usually amused by straining such as coughing, sneezing, straining to go to the bathroom or from straining at heavy activity. This type of bleeding on the surface of the eye is almost never from a serious medical problem. In fact, you may have just rubbed your eye too hard. Always have yearly physicals and eye exams! ...Read more
Do you mean back?: The most common bleeding in the back of the eye (at the retina) is due to diabetes and vascular anomalies. This can be more likely if blood thinners are in the mix. Less common conditions are parasitic infections and some inherited conditions. Trauma of course is also common. If you truly mean 'behind' the eye ball, then this rare event is usually traumatic or do to blood vessel disease. ...Read more
I would like to know what causes eye bleeding there is blood in my eye and I did not injury it I am 52 years old thank you?
Hysteria?: Very unusual symptom. Let your primary care doc examine u. ...Read more
Yes: Involvement of blood vessels makes them fragile. ...Read more
Weak veins: Subconjunctival hemorrhage is due to leakage from fragile veins in the conjunctiva. This can be caused by rubbing the eye, sneezing, straining and light trauma. Frequently no cause is identified. Almost always it is benign and will absorb with no consequences. See your ophthalmologist if it is recurrent. ...Read more
Anticoagulation eye: Anticoagulation medications like Aspirin and coumadin, (warfarin) will not cause bleeding. However, if bleeding is started for instance from trauma, blood dyscrasias, or blood vessel anomalies, then bleeding from these sources can be prolonged and exaggerated. In most cases, the blood thinner should be stopped while the cause of bleeding is addressed. ...Read more
I have sickle cell my eye is swollen, running and now it's starting to bleed. What is the cause for this and what needs to be done?
Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?
SEE MD NOW!: Unexplained bleeding from multiple places could mean that your body's natural blood clotting ability has failed. That is very serious and possibly fatal. See a health provider today! ...Read more
Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?
Too many symptoms: A symptom diary is helpful in such cases. One can write down the symptoms that happen each day, along with the activities that day, the foods eaten (including drinks), and medications taken. Write on a big calendar. Include whether or not the medications help the symptoms. Then a doctor can START with the most bothersome symptoms, as multiple symptoms usually means several visits to the doctor. ...Read more
I was accidentaly poked in my eye by a child. It is only a small area on the white of the eyes that is bleeding. How long will it take to heal?
2-3 weeks: I would count on two to three weeks, depending on how deep the scratch is and if it gets infected. Total healing time is usually given to be 6 weeks, but 2-3 weeks until it looks pretty good. ...Read more
My doctor thinks she sees a bleed at the back of my eye, and is sending me for a cat scan. What could the problem be?
Incorrect referral?: A referral to an ophthalmologist will likely be of more use than a ct in this situation. ...Read more
Suddenly my mom got red scratches like (look like a scratch that didn't bleed) in her face and in her nose and under her eye. Is this symptom bad?
Depends on various:
Factors. For example if one is on blood thinners, what part of head makes impact, how weak the bone is.
If there is any concern, go get an urgent evaluation. If there is severe headaches, persisting disorientation, nausea, vomiting, confusion, delirium, go right away to get evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: That my friend is the million dollar question. Sometimes the trauma is great and sometimes very little trauma will cause a bleed. Bleeds are increased with persons that take blood thinners. Most of the time the trauma is easily to discern, but sometime the bleed is latent and no cause can be found. ...Read more
For the experts - might the cause of bleeding from nose come from hitting back of head 10 days ago?
Highly unlikely: Unless there was a skull base fracture from major trauma I can't come up with an association. ...Read more
Not likely: Difficult to cause brain bleed without a significant impact. Do not keep shaking hard. ...Read more
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