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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?

Unknown: There are no double-blinded randomized clinical trials examining this question. You may be basing this on anecdotal (unproven) evidence. No one knows for sure. ...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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