Doctor insights on:
Subconjunctival Bleeding On The Eyeball In Children
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
You may see a veil: Of red, pink or floaters that block your vision. Also, if you have a family history of hypertension or diabetes, then you must see an eye doctor and have baseline evaluation of your retina to make sure you don't have microscopic bleeds occurring. It will not be painful, unless it's blocking the aqueous humor draining, in which your intraocular pressure could be high. ...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
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
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
Not necessarily.: If it looks something like this, it's probably a subconjunctival hemorrhage - aka, an eye bruise. Usually from sneezing or rubbing too hard, the collection of blood is painless and goes away after two weeks. If you're having blurry vision, eye discharge or eye pain... Different matter and see your doc. You only have two eyes, take care of them, and good luck! ...Read more
Yes!: See an eye doctor or emergency physician asap. ...Read more
I had a subconjunctival hematoma, now fading and see what looks like a pinguecula where it appears the source of the bleeding began. Is this unlikely?
Unlikely: Pinguecula are poorly vascularized and would take considerable focal trauma to bleed. You are looking at the resudual blood as the rest is absorbed. That tends to localize around the edge of the cornea which may give the false impression that this was the bleeding source. Spontaneous hemorrhage of the conjunctiva usually occurs farther out from the cornea. Most are benign and no problem. ...Read more
Sorry about that: You probably have a cut without loss of tissue. Blot it until the bleeding stops and then put a piece of tape to hold the edges together. Very unlikely that you have done major damage to this sensitive part of the body and given the good blood supply, this will rapidly heal. See a doctor if pain persists or the cut is gaping. ...Read more
See your physician: It may be nothing and will resolve with time, or it could be a hematoma which could cause blindness if untreated. Best to see your surgeon. ...Read more
Pressure: Apply direct pressure. If there is that much bleeding, you should see his doctor within 24 hours. ...Read more
Headache and eye: You need to see a doctor as this could be many things. If you are having any visual changes you must be seen immediately. This definitely requires an evaluation. ...Read more
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
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 eye looks like it's bleeding and my headache has been consistent for three days. Not sure what's wrong.
Exam recommended: The eye redness sounds like a subconjunctival hemorrhage which only affects the white of the eye and will resolve after a week without any visual disturbance or specific treatment. However the persistent headache is of concern and is usually not caused by a harmless subconjunctival hemorrhage. Have your physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My eye just started bleeding for about 5 minutes then a film came off of it. Now feels like there is sand in it?
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?
Eye hemorrhage: Bleeding in the front part of the eye is called a hyphema, and is usually from fairly severe trauma. Bleeding into the vitreous of the eye can be from trauma, retinal tear, or retinal vascular disease such as diabetic retinopathy or vein occlusions. Hemorrhage can clear spontaneously over time, but the associated causes and problems need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Usually not serious: The whites of your eyes is a thin skin covering the eyeball and can heal quickly on its own. Small blood vessels in the conjunctiva can leak if it is cut, but the body can absorb it. If you have pain or blurred vision see your eye doctor. ...Read more
Umm...: See an eye doctor asap?Get a more detailed answer ›
- Talk to a doctor online
- Subconjunctival bleeding on the eyeball
- Subconjunctival hemorrhage
- Hemorrhage subconjunctival
- Recurrent subconjunctival hemorrhage
- Subconjunctival hemorrhage alcohol
- Subconjunctival hemorrhage definition
- Is it okay to wear contacts with subconjunctival hemorrhage?
- Subconjunctival bleeding on the eyeball near me