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Petechial Hemorrhage Eye
Strangulation?: Petechial hemorrhages may be from strangulation or seriously increased venous pressure. May want to ask about extracurricular activities! ...Read more
Don't get strangled: Hemorrhages caused because valsalva against a closed glottus and increased intravascular pressure ...Read more
Petechiae: Petechiae hemorrhage spots come from extremely small areas where you are bleeding into your skin. Many different things can cause petechiae. Some of the more common causes include: an injury, autoimmune disorder, reaction to medication, liver disorder, or bone marrow disorder. But it could also be something as simple as a nutritional deficiency. Try supplementing with vitamins b12, c, folic acid. ...Read more
You don't: They will go away on their own ...Read more
Have spiral fracture 5th metatarsal & in 4th week with walking boot. Have swelling & bruising but noticed petechial hemorrhage today. Is this normal?
Yes: Small vessels will burst after injury. Recommend to keep area wrap with ace bandage. ...Read more
No but no big deal: They happen with increased pressure and are not a big deal and will go away in a day or so. ...Read more
I have petechial rash on legs and ankles and some bigger darker bumps and was concerned had for about 2 years?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, as these have been around for two years, it is not likely to be serious. If you are overweight, losing weight would help (easier said than done).
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Flat (petechial) rash on right breast. Woke up with it. Looks kind of like a scratch. Did a glass test and rash didn't fade. No other symptoms though..
Would not worry: Would only be of concern if spreads to other body areas or gets infected. ...Read more
I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?
Petechiae: There are many causes of the petechiae, or small. Like hemorrhages in the skin. One cause is schamberg's progressive pigmentary dermatosis, but there are many others. The person who is skilled enough to use the word petechiae should also know that they need to be seen for this problem by dermatologist. It's very important that you follow up on possible causes for these tiny hemorrhages. ...Read more
Have a small petechial rash on the crease between groin and leg, leg side for 6 days now. Its almost gone, no other symptoms what could be the cause?
Hi ever since I've been talking plavix (clopidogrel) I got red marks on my arms. I just got a diagnose that said I have petechial rash. Could plavix (clopidogrel) have cause this?
I had bunion surgery nov 15/12 on my left foot and right ft bone shaved. Had rash was told it is petechial rash by walk-in clinic, help?
Read below: If you recently had bunion surgery, the rash may be reaction from one of the medications that you were placed on, or the bandage, or the anesthesia. You need to talk to your surgeon as he will know the answer and help you with this situation since he is more aware than anyone what medicines you are or were on. Good luck. ...Read more
Where are they?: Petechial hemorrhage in general is caused by broken capillary vessels and may be found on the skin, brain or elsewhere in the body. Most commonly they are associated with trauma - including those found in the brain. To find these in the brain requires an mri. On the skin they can be seen as small black and blue marks. Non-traumatic causes would include thrombocytopenia which requires evaluation. ...Read more
Possibly: Hemorrhage can occur from seepage of a vein under the conjunctival lining of the eye. It stays bright red and for a while will spread over a larger area looking quite dramatic. Pain usually is absent to minimal. If you have much pain or the vision is altered, then you need evaluation by your ophthalmolgist. ...Read more
You can find online info from these eye sites:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9265701
http://eyewiki. Aao. Org/vitreous_hemorrhage. ...Read more
Vitreous hemorrhage: Or blood within the eyeball can be caused by diferrent things. In a diabetic it may be due to the growth of new blood vessels while in a high myope it could be due to a tear of the retina. Either way, it requires a good retinal exam and follow up. The key warning signs that the retina could be in trouble are vision loss or change, flashes or photopsias, and floaters or translucent opacity. ...Read more
Over the last 8 months I keep getting mild subconjunctival hemorrhage's in my eye. These are new and how can I resolve the underlying issue?
Check blood: Taking anticoagulants? Having clotting disorder (check blood work)? traumatic (eye rubbing)? high blood pressure? other vascular disease like diabetes or cancers? Any dilated tortuous blood vessels on the white part of the eye (venous congestion)? contact lens wear (check fit)? check meds? No conjunctivitis right? Or surgery? if recurrent, have it checked out. ...Read more
Recurrent subconjunctival hemorrhage I have had recurring subconjunctival hemorrhages in both eyes. I have sjogren's and use drops but was wondering if there is any significance to the recurrence (other than that it looks like someone is constantly pokin
Conjunctival blood: Technically, allergies only cause the blood vessels on the eye to become more prominent ("bloodshot"). When the blood vessels are more prominent, however, it is easier for one of them to break open and hemorrhage. Allergies also may cause someone to rub their eyes more which, in turn, can lead to a hemorrhage. ...Read more
See an eye doctor.: Hemorrhages can be spontaneous but it is still a good idea to be seen by a doctor whenever you have something new happening with your eye. This is especially important if your are having any other symptoms such as pain. ...Read more