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What are causes of a vitreous humour hemorrhage?

What are causes of a vitreous humour hemorrhage?

Diabetes : There are many causes of vitreous hemorrhages. Common causes include diabetes, vitreous separation , coughing. It can be from very serious eye conditions such as retinal detachments, vascular anomalies. ...Read more

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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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Can a vitreous hemorrhage cause flashes with or without retinal tear?

Can a vitreous hemorrhage cause flashes with or without retinal tear?

Yes: An eye doctor, especially a retina specialist, can determine what is going on exactly. If the vitreous hemorrhage is from a posterior vitreous detachment (with or without a retinal tear or detachment), it can occur with flashing lights. ...Read more

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Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

Can lupus be the cause of vitreous hemorrhage?

LUPUS &VITREOUS HG: Lupus retinopathy can lead to retinal detachment and vitreous hemorrhage, as retina can be affected in 10% of patients with lupus. ...Read more

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Could extreme vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and black floaters?

Could extreme vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and black floaters?

Possibly: Vomiting increases the venous pressure in the head and eyes as well. If there is some weakness of the vessels, they can break open and leak blood. When the blood disperses in the vitreous, it can cause the sensation of floaters. Since these symptoms cross over with retinal detachment, this should be evaluated by a retinal specialist. ...Read more

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Can extreme straining or vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and floaters?

Can extreme straining or vomiting cause vitreous hemorrhage of eye and floaters?

Yes: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". This also can tear blood vessel. You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read more

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How do they diagnose vitreous hemorrhage ?

How do they diagnose vitreous hemorrhage ?

See an eye doctor: A dilated examination with an ophthalmoscope by an eye doctor is how this is daignosed. ...Read more

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Does ginkgo biloba treat vitreous hemorrhages?

Does ginkgo biloba treat vitreous hemorrhages?

No: Arguably increases blood flow-maybe not a good idea under the circumstances; can increase bleeding-definitely not a good idea under the circumstances. ...Read more

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Could ginkgo biloba cure vitreous hemorrhages?

Not in our knowledge: There is no scientific basis for ginkgo biloba curing vitreous hemorrhage. In fact, there are a few case reports correlating the use of ginkgo biloba and development if vitreous hemorrhage in some patients. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vitreous hemorrhage to reabsorb?

Depends: If the bleeding has stopped, and the rest of the circulation is normal, resorption can be fairly rapid - usually weeks. But if the hemorrhage is extensive, and the blood has clotted, the time will be more lengthy. If more than several months,, and the vision is affected, a procedure termed vitrectomy might be recommended. ...Read more

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Would my vitreous hemorrhage go away if i left it for a while?

Usually: The eye will mostly clear out hemorrhage in the back of the eye over a somewhat slow time. The source of the bleeding might need treatment, especially if it is related to diabetes. If the hemorrhage persists for months, and seems not to change, then a retinal surgeon should be seen for possible surgical removal. ...Read more

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My bf had a vitreous hemorrhage. What to do so he can regain his vision?

My bf had a vitreous hemorrhage. What to do so he can regain his vision?

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE: It is difficult to tell you what you can do without knowing what if any treatment he received and whether there is retinal detachment etc i suggest he should see an opthalmologist who specialises in this condition, you can see any opthalmologist and get o proper referal if not done do it asap, before it is too late. ...Read more

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Will my vitreous hemorrhage go away without any aftereffects?

Will my vitreous hemorrhage go away without any aftereffects?

See a retina special: It depends on the cause of the vitreous hemorrhage. The specific cause such as retinal tear, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, etc. Needs to be addressed. If the source of the vitreous hemorrhage is just a posterior vitreous detachment, then this likely will improve over a few weeks you must see a retina specialist. ...Read more

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How long does it take a vitreous hemorrhage to reabsorb in a 21 year old?

It depends...: Depending on the amount of blood, its cause, and other conditions, the blood can resolve in a f a few days to weeks. More severe bleeding such as in a diabetic can take much longer. At times the blood does not fully resolve on its own and will need surgery to remove it. In most cases it goes away quickly. Blood in the vitreous is serious and needs to be followed by and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can milk thistle help clear my vitreous hemorrhage?

Unknown: There is no scientific data to look at this. It may help, hurt, or have no effect. I would not recommend it without evidence. ...Read more

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Are dandelion root supplements good for vitreous hemorrhage?

Are dandelion root supplements good for vitreous hemorrhage?

No good evidence: No good evidence that it willbe effective. No data re: vitreous hemorrhages. Always potential for drug/drug interaction. Seems sketchy; check with your eye doc before doing so. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce floaters from a vitreous hemorrhage?

What can I do to reduce floaters from a vitreous hemorrhage?

Floaters: Keep your head elevated. Don't read. Don't take Aspirin or Aspirin products. Don't do a lot of vigorous exercise. ...Read more

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Do you know are dandelion root supplements good for clearing a vitreous hemorrhage?

Not helpful: These can be a source of vitamin c and b vitamins. But there is no effect of this supplement on vitreous hemorrhage. Hopefully you are being followed by a retinal ophthalmologist who can help find the cause and source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Vitreous hemorrhage, no vision, some light & movement. Dr said no retinal damage, wait a week & then possible vitrectomy. Is this a normal plan?

Vitreous hemorrhage : Without retinal detachment confirmed my b-scan ultrasonography, can be monitored and re-evaluated after a few days or weeks depending upon risk factors and the remainder of your exam. Sleep with the head i the bed inclined, refrain from lifting heavy objects and refrain from bending over. ...Read more

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Vitreous hemorrhage behind eye i need help finding info with this site?

Vitreous hemorrhage behind eye i need help finding info with this site?

Eyewiki: 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

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