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Can subconjunctival hemorrhage be cured?

Can subconjunctival hemorrhage be cured?

Only with time: Subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when a blood vessel on the eye's surface develops a microscopic tear. Although it heals almost immediately, the blood that leaks out is stuck under the conjunctiva. The blood will naturally be resorbed and removed by the body, much like a bruise. There is no treatment that can speed this process, which can take up to a few weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Subconjunctival hemorrhage, ok to exercise?

Subconjunctival hemorrhage, ok to exercise?

Yes: But realize that if you strain(Valsalva) significantly, it may predispose you to another hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

See an eye doctor: See an eye doctor to make sure that that's all it is. If it is only a subconjunctival hemorrhage, then time will resolve this (usually several days). ...Read more

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Is subconjunctival hemorrhage contagious?

Is subconjunctival hemorrhage contagious?

No: It is ugly but harmless. It is like a bruise. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for subconjunctival hemorrhage?

General and eye: A subconjunctival hemorrhage is often a chance occurence, caused by a microscopic tear in a blood vessel on the outside of the eye. Although the tear heals very quickly, the blood that spilled out remains caught between the clear skin (conjunctiva) and the white of the eye below it. General and eye doctors can diagnose it. No treatment is necessary or available, but repeat bouts should be checked. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear contact lenses when you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Is it safe to wear contact lenses when you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Sometimes: I would caution against wearing a contact lens if you ar having any scratchy sensation or discomfort from the conjuctival hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Is there anything at all that can speed up the healing of a subconjunctival hemorrhage? I got one 6 days ago and am to be married one week from today.

Is there anything at all that can speed up the healing of a subconjunctival hemorrhage? I got one 6 days ago and am to be married one week from today.

Time: Hopefully it will be resolved by then. Nothing but time to help resolve the bruise. If it is small, it should resolve faster. Remember not to run your eyes, as thisay cause it to reappear. Artificial tears may bemused for comfort. ...Read more

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What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

What is subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Blood under conj: Blood under conjunctiva (thin tissue that covers white of eye & inside of lids). May be due to injury, straining (coughing, lifting vomiting) or disease process. Often, however, the cause is not known. The redness is profound & blood color & may cover entire white of eye. Usually painless, this problem will clear on its own but this may take weeks. ...Read more

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