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Doctor insights on: Kitten Accidentaly Scratched The White Part Of My Eye Causing It To Bleed

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How does the white part of the eye heal when it's been scratched and bleeding?

How does the white part of the eye heal when it's been scratched and bleeding?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Bleeding in the eye: Yes/ ot wo;; usually clear up in a few days to weeks. It is not dangerous but sometimes can be found with bleeding disorders or high blood pressure. Ask your doctor to check on this. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

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

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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 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?

Yes, now.: It is important a physician exam his eye. Eye injuries can be serious, and if a surgical intervention is required, the sooner the better. Also, prophylactic antibiotic drops may be prescribed to prevent an infection. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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With a stroke, is brain bleeding on one or more than one part of your head?

With a stroke, is brain bleeding on one or more than one part of your head?

Hemorragic Stroke is: Hemorrhagic stroke is caused by hemorrhage in a weakened blood vessel which ruptures, in anurysm or arteriovenous malformation and it usually happens on one part of the brain. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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I keep having reoccurring eye bleeding what is the cause is it common and normal?

I keep having reoccurring eye bleeding what is the cause is it common and normal?

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

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What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

What could cause bleeding behind the eye?

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

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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?

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?

.: Vomiting coughing straining at stools etc. But most serious is bleeding due to hypertension. Check with your physician if your blood pressure is ok and if it recurs get to see your physician earlier. ...Read more

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What causes internal bleeding in eye?

What causes internal bleeding in eye?

Numerous things: Many problems can cause a leakage of blood inside the eye. The most common reason is probably diabetes. I thorough eye exam can determine the cause of the bleeding and outline the correct treatment. ...Read more

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What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

What metabolic disorders can cause bleeding on the brain and behind the eyes?

Diabetes: Diabetes is the most common that causes bleeding in the eye. It rarely causes bleeding in the brain. Patients with uncontolled hypertension are more prone to bleeding in the eye and brain-but this is problem occuring together is rare. ...Read more

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Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye) causes?

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding in eye) causes?

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

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Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

Will blood thinning medication cause bleeding behind the eye?

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

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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?

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?

Probable pinkeye: Your symptoms sound like conjunctivitis, or pinkeye. The bleeding described is most likely a broken blood vessel on the surface from irritation or rubbing. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

What can be the cause of bleeding gum and nose bleeds and watery eyes?

See your doctor: The watery eyes may or may not be associated with the bleeding, or may be due to congestion from the nose bleed. Recurrent nose bleeds and bleeding gums should be evaluated by your internist. Do not delay visiting him/her. ...Read more

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Nose bleeds in sleep. Recently bloody tears, red eyes, bleeding ears, coughing up blood. Not mass amounts but still noticeable. What could cause this?

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

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Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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How hard does someone have to hit their head for it to cause a brain bleed?

How hard does someone have to hit their head for it to cause a brain bleed?

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

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What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

What kind type or how hard of a trama to the head would cause u to bleed from brain?

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

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For the experts - might the cause of bleeding from nose come from hitting back of head 10 days ago?

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

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Is it possible to cause a brain bleed by shaking my head too hard?

Is it possible to cause a brain bleed by shaking my head too hard?

Not likely: Difficult to cause brain bleed without a significant impact. Do not keep shaking hard. ...Read more