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Doctor insights on: Left Eye Blood Shot

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My left eye gets blood shot often? What could be causing this?

My left eye gets blood shot often? What could be causing this?

Exposure?: Because of your Thyroid history there may be changes in your eye muscles and eye lid function that can lead to increased redness. An evaluation by an ophthalmologist is warrented ...Read more

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Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side?

Red irritated skin on side of ribs and my breast in same side is dry and irritated... Itchy but painful. Left eye is blood shot as well all same side?

Infection/inflammati: An itchy painful rash can be bacterial, viral or irritative; however you must be examined and treatted, Try to wear loose fitting cotton clothing and call for an appointment to be be examined. ...Read more

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The left half of my left eye gets blood shot red and swollen. My actual eye ball gets bulgy. I don't have allergies. I get this twice a month at least?

The left half of my left eye gets blood shot red and swollen. My actual eye ball gets bulgy. I don't have allergies. I get this twice a month at least?

See a Dr: There are different types of bleeding in the eyes, most are benign or self limited but some in the sclera may be iritis/uveitis or in the anterior chamber or in the retina. ...Read more

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Left side of eye is blood shot, feels like something is in eye, white spot on the edge of my iris? What is this? I wear contacts

Left side of eye is blood shot, feels like something is in eye, white spot on the edge of my iris? What is this? I wear contacts

Eye irritation: The bloodshot eye and feeling of irritation in a person who wears contacts may be due to a scratch or ulceration of the cornea, or possibly an infection. See your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have headache bk left of head and get pressure behind left eye sum times blood shot what could it be I've had it for 2 months?

I have headache bk left of head and get pressure behind left eye sum times blood shot what could it be I've had it for 2 months?

Sinuses: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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MY left eye has been pink on the left and right side and under it it looks kinda like blood shot but a light light pink it doesn't bother me at all?

MY left eye has been pink on the left and right side and under it it looks kinda like blood shot but a light light pink it doesn't bother me at all?

Can be nornal: Mild conjunctival hyperemia (redness) ca result from dryness, chemical exposure, allergy, infection and often just prominent conjunctival vasculature ...Read more

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Had liver problem, with bloods, my eyes are still yellow, and now they have blood shot with weird colour to mainly right eyes, left eye isn't much!!

Had liver problem, with bloods, my eyes are still yellow, and now they have blood shot with weird colour to mainly right eyes, left eye isn't much!!

Liver issues: If you have jaundice of your eyes (yellowing), this is a concern. Your bilirubin levels are at least greater than 2. What kind of liver issue do you have? If this is new please seek a doctor, ideally a hospital to get this worked up faster than at your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What's the cause for blood shot eyes?

What's the cause for blood shot eyes?

Bloodshot eyes: Blood shot eyes have many causes, such as dry eye, fatigue, allergy, alcohol consumption, conjunctivitis, iritis, thyroid disease. You can try some artificial tears, such as theratears, but if the redness persists, then seek care from your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way for treating blood shot eyes?

What is the best way for treating blood shot eyes?

Artificial tears: Best way is to treat the underlying cause. Most common cause of chronic bloodshot eyes is dry eyes. Best to treat with preservative free artificial tears one drop 4 times a day and take oral omega-3's such as evoa dry eye supplements. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have blood shot eyes?

Could it be something bad if I have blood shot eyes?

Maybe but not likely: It is not uncommon to get a subconjunctival hemorrhage once or twice in your life. It is far less common to develop recurrent bouts, such as annually. If this happens more than once per year, have an evaluation. The doctor may recommend some blood work to ensure that you are fine. ...Read more

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How can you cure a blood shot eye?

How can you cure a blood shot eye?

Cause?: If an eye is just mildly red (superficial conjunctival vessels), then they can be blanched with a vasoconstricter or Alpha agonist. However, it's best to get at the cause rather than treat the system because it may be a sign of serious disease such as scleritis. ...Read more

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Pain in my left eye and it seems bloodshot, what is this?

Pain in my left eye and it seems bloodshot, what is this?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why an eye is bloodshot and painful. The first thing that comes to mind is inflammation of the eye (uveitis). This would be accompanied by light sensitivity. You should see an eye care professional. ...Read more

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My blood shot eye and minor pain behind eye, what could it be?

My blood shot eye and minor pain behind eye, what could it be?

Not sure: It's too difficult to diagnose without a complete, dilated eye exam from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Blood-shot and red eyes, what to do?

Blood-shot and red eyes, what to do?

If this is a: Chronic problem - please see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a bloodshot left eye with headache?

I have a bloodshot left eye with headache?

Get checked: Although a conjunctival hemorrhage is harmless the pairing of a headache with this complaint warrants a check up. Your blood pressure, vitals, neurological exam need to all be checked. Please go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have blood-shot and red eyes, what to do?

I have blood-shot and red eyes, what to do?

It depends: On what is causing the eye redness. The possibilities range from mild to severe. Without an examination, it can be difficult to tell. Check in with your local eye doctor so they can evaluate you. They will be able to recommend the appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood shot in both eyes today; could it be allergies?

Blood shot in both eyes today; could it be allergies?

Allergic Conjuctivit: Allergic conjunctivitis is allergy effect on the eyes. Typical symptoms include redness, itchiness and tearing. Ac does not cause painful eyes or visual loss. ...Read more

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Glassy, blood shot eyes during chest cold. Is this normal?

Glassy, blood shot eyes during chest cold. Is this normal?

Common: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I've been sleeping enough, what else can cause blood shot eyes?

I've been sleeping enough, what else can cause blood shot eyes?

You have allergies?: Dry eye syndrome? If this is a chronic issue have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I woke in the morning and both of my eyes are blood shot red, their very itchy and painful, what can I do to help heal it?

I woke in the morning and both of my eyes are blood shot red, their very itchy and painful, what can I do to help heal it?

Contact lenses??: If you sleep in contact lenses, you may have developed a keratitis and should remove lenses ; seek evaluation. If no lenses could try chilled non preserved otc artificial tears hourly ; otc zaditor (ketotifen) for relief. If symptoms persist or any blurred vision you should seek out care. ...Read more

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I stayed on the elliptical machine 65 minutes (i usually do 45 min) when I got off one of my eyes was blood shot red. What caused this redness?

Broken blood vessel: A sudden appearance of a red spot after heavy exertion is usually a broken blood vessel (vein). It is like a bruise.....Doesn't look to nice, but does not really cause any problems. ...Read more

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Blood shot red eyes n headaches?

Blood shot red eyes n headaches?

Probably allergy: You can get thi due to allergies at this time of the year. ...Read more

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When I get sick my eyes get blood shot why?

When I get sick my eyes get blood shot why?

Infection response: With upper respiratory infection, the conjunctival blood vessel dilate to bring in more blood and thus defend the eye. So even if you have no infection in your eyes they may turn red when you get a cold.
With other infections like urinary tract the eyes should not get red. ...Read more

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What might be signs of someone pot b/c her eyes are always really blood shot?

Pot is not the cure: Marijuana will not make the redness better. In fact it can make it worse. Dryness and allergy or the chief causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

Lots of causes: Red eyes can simply be from dry eye syndrome (common in women, especially peri or post menopausal). Other causes include eyelid inflammation (blepharitis) or infection. ...Read more

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Why would I get blood shot eyes after wearing my contacts?

Why would I get blood shot eyes after wearing my contacts?

Dryness: Soft contact lenses are a "barrier" to oxygen permeability of the cornea. Wearing poorly fitted contacts, wearing contacts for too many hours in the day, sleeping in contacts, not changing contacts regularly can all lead to dryness and poor oxygen delivery to the cornea. Dryness and poor oxygen delivery can lead to red, irritated eyes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blood shot eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Blood shot eyes?

Bloodshot eyes: Engorged blood vessels I the clear skin layer (conjunctiva) that overlies the "white of the eye" the sclera. Usually benign, may result from many forms of inflammation. smoke irritation, fatiqued, wind exposure, lack of sleep, allergies, and other irritants. Artificial tears, rest, and avoiding irritants usually resolves. Some chronic cases may require treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes a blood shot eye in boy?

What causes a blood shot eye in boy?

Red eye: The causes of a blood shot eye in a boy are too numerous to count. You should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more