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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Took speed and other weird stuff during hippie days. What causes this blood vessel problem I have at 60?

Took speed and other weird stuff during hippie days. What causes this blood vessel problem I have at 60?

Drugs and lifestyle: "speed and weird stuff" are accompanied by unhealthy lifestyle that lead to a vicious cycle the hurt all body systems (mental-neuro-cardio-vascular-endocrine). Never too late to adopt a better lifestyle to hope to have better less suffering end-of-life days. ...Read more

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Nicotine causes vasoconstriction. Does the vasoconstriction decrease blood vessel volume at the same time?

Nicotine causes vasoconstriction. Does the vasoconstriction decrease  blood vessel volume at the same time?

Yes: Flow through the constricted vessels increases, and the blood will move to the venous system from the arterial system. Chronic constriction leads to hypertension, and likely plays a role in peripheral arterial disease. ...Read more

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What causes a blood vessel in left leg to pop?

What causes a blood vessel in left leg to pop?

Vein disease: When patients have a genetic disease called venous insufficiency, they have venous hypertension and a backward flow of blood called reflux... This causes dilatation of veins, and thins out the overlying skin until the vein gets inflamed or ruptures. The leg eould need a compression wrap or even a suture and compression until the underlying condition can be treated either done in office. ...Read more

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Can a blood vessel burst in the penis to cause blood?

Yes: If you are referring to blood in the urine or coming out from the penis, it is not uncommon for this to be due to a ruptured vein in the region of the prostate gland (similar to a nosebleed) often associated with straining but should be evaluated further by a urologist. If referring to blood underneath the skin of the penis (hematoma) due to sex/masturbation, this can occur as well. ...Read more

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My son has some broken blood vessel marks on his arm near arm pit what could be the cause is this alarming?

Trauma: Any friction or suction applied to the skin will break blood vessels underneath the skin surface it should go away pretty promptly. ...Read more

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I have a prominant blood vessel in my brain, what causes them and can it create any problems?

I have a prominant blood vessel in my brain, what causes them and can it create any problems?

Most Likely --: Most likely this is an abnormality that either your were born with or developed with age. It is prominent or easily seen on imaging and may be due to tortuosity or possibly an aneurysm. I would recommend discussing with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of burst blood vessel in eye?

Usually nothing bad: 99+% of the time this just happens spontaneously and we never know why. High blood pressure can be a cause, though. Get your blood pressure checked. If this happens repeatedly you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Yes and no: A popped blood vessel on the outside of the eye usually causes a subconjunctival hemorrhage, where the eye is bright red over the white part. This should not affect vision. A popped vessel on the inside, such as in diabetic retinopathy, can cause a vitreous hemorrhage, which definitely can cause blurry vision. ...Read more

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What is the cause of broken blood vessel in finger no trauma female 38?

What is the cause of broken blood vessel in finger no trauma female 38?

Most of the time: It is minor trauma. It can be spontaneous with no cause. However it can be seen from a thrombus from elsewhere or from high blood pressure and is worth checking out with your pcp, especially if you are at risk for those.Things. Most of the time a broken blood vessel can cause minor pain or discomfort. ...Read more