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Treatment For Black Eye Bruise
Have a retinal disattachment 8 yrs ago....now no eye vision....suggest some further treatment or solution....my eye black colour is fading down?
See ophthalmologist: It seems as if you have no vision in this eye despite attempts to repair the detachment. If there was trauma at the time, the eye can degenerate. We consider intervention for eyes that look bad or are hurting. See your ophthalmologist to assess your current situation and you should be seen regularly to protect the remaining eye. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
But in a headlock a month and 8 weeks ago.got black eye. Got ct scan no fracture &saw eye doc.have dark discoloration under eye, black head pain. Why?
Black eye: at least, like any other bruise, will take 6-8 weeks for most people to resolve (=fully disappear). Head pain after neck strain (aka: headlock) can be from persisting spasm of those muscles. May benefit from massage / chiropractic / physical therapy / cool compresses -- depends on you & situation. Hope these point you to next step. ...Read more
See eye doctor!: Need to make sure you can see 20/20 or your normal vision. Want to make sure you don't have a torn iris, or corneal abrasion or a detached retina, or have high intraocular pressure, and no blood in the eye itself, and check extraocular muscles for range of motion to also check if any bone fractures in the orbit. Then, s/he can recommend what to do next with cool compresses, eye drops, etc. ...Read more
Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? prescription treatments?
Possible stye: it's possible that you have a stye has developed on your eyelid. Try using warm compresses for 15 to 20 min 2-4 times daily and lid scrubs. This may allow the eyelid gland to open and drain. If no improvement you may need antibiotics or possibly steroids to help, which would require an eye exam. I would avoid wearing contact lenses while elevation is still present. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few weeks: Blood takes a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more
I have a lg dark red raised pimple on the white of my eye (inner corner). What is it & does it require urgent medical attention? Eye feels sore.
"pimple on sclera": Typically this is a pingueculum if it does not invade the cornea or a pterygium if it does. They appear usually at the 3 and 9 o'clock position, the area most exposed to sun wind and floating particulate matter in air. No urgency. The become inflamed often and the eye becomes uncomfortable. At times mild steroid drops are needed. With inflammation soreness is common. Sometimes surgery is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See eye doctor ASAP: Eyes don't normally turn black. If you have a dark melanotic pigment getting larger on the whites of your eyes, you need to see an eye doctor soon, and get this examined properly! Depending on what you mean about eye turning black. (Which part of eye?) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got off of work and had a black eye. The bruise is spreading.. How does an eye bruise with no impact to the eye?
Unknown bruise: reason indicates a need to see the doctor. You MAY have bumped it w/out remembering or you MAY have a clotting issue that needs addressing. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Blood pigment can stain the skin? Got a black eye over a month ago. Still have dark line under eye. Doc say no more blood there. What's the issue?Help
Surgery: It is not advisable to take the risk of surgery, unless the floaters are causing a serious problem. If you have difficulty reading, or the floater affects your feeling safe driving, then a vitrectomy is a good option. Complications are uncommon or rare, but can lead to vision loss, so decide carefully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red eye lines , red spots on the corner of eye .. Play my phone a lot .. Eye degree 500+ . Wearing specs .. No eye drops nothing else help please !
Depends how long?: If you've just noticed it now, and it's not hurting, and just red spot, make sure your doctor watches it. If it's spreading, painful, and you keep touching it, or related to possible dust orbacteria from phone use, or a recent viral cold, and no discharge, try using lubricating saline drops (without perservative).Then, have your eye doctor examine you fully. It could be just irritated capillaries. ...Read more
Maybe: If the blood is on the inside of the eye, this is a hyphema and could be dangerous to your vision. If the blood is on the part of your eye that is normally white, this is generally harmless, but could indicate other trauma has occurred. You should have any eye trauma checked out by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Toe fungus. Big one is bleeding/dried blood (recurring) a bit at cuticle corner & the skin around is puffy circle. Best treatment laser or Jublia (efinaconazole)? Or?
See a dermatologist: Begin by defining the problem. Is fungus the primary concern? Oral terbinafine for 3 months is safe and costs $12 cash.It is about 60% effective as judged by result 1 year later. Laser costs $1000, not covered by insurance, uncertain result. You need a year to find out if it helped. The cream costs over $1000 for less than 10% success. You pick one. ...Read more
Dark Circles: Dark circles and wrinkles in a young adult often come from allergies. The chronic inflammation irritates the skin causing wrinkles and dark circles. If your eyes itch i would consider trying an over the counter allergy drop like patanol (olopatadine). To take it one step further, see a cosmetic physician. They can prescribe prescription creams like Retin-A and hydroquinone that are likely to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Hydrocortisone creams and ointments is a type of steroid that is effective for treating inflammation of the skin related to eczema and other types of skin rashes due to allergy. Black spots on the skin should be evaluated by a dermatologist. There are some dangerous black skin lesions called melanoma which is a type of skin cancer. ...Read more
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