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What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

Usually nothing: Might be a prominent vessel or a burst vessel on the white part of the eye. If inside the eye (over iris or something), then can be more serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

What does it mean if I have blood shot eyes?

Lots of causes: Red eyes can simply be from dry eye syndrome (common in women, especially peri or post menopausal). Other causes include eyelid inflammation (blepharitis) or infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm seeing blood in eyes?

What does it mean if I'm seeing blood in eyes?

Common, but: Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding right under the skin of the eye ball) can occur follow coughing/forceful vomitting, or even sneezing. Often no vision change, no pain. Some may feel "something there" but no pain. Looking at it can be scary because it is "blood-shot" if you have change in vision, pain, sensitivities to light, headaches etc...Then see doc asap. If not, it'll get better. Good luc. ...Read more

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I have a red dot of blood spot in my eye what is it?

I have a red dot of blood spot in my eye what is it?

Is that new?: If it's new and on conjunctiva, it should be hemorrhage, and it will be absorb around 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

I've had dark circles under my eyes for my life I think. But when I pinch the skin lightly, the pinched part looks lighter, normal even. Does that mean it's likely due to blood pooling under eyes?

Probably: If your skin gets lighter in tone when you put pressure on it that implies that some of that hue came from underlying blood. You couldn't push melanin containing cells out by applying some pressure to the skin. ...Read more

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My eyes sometimes turn to yellow and recently my blood pressure and heartbeat rise, plus my weight reduce 5 kg in a month, what is these symptoms mean?

My eyes sometimes turn to yellow and recently my blood pressure and heartbeat rise, plus my weight reduce 5 kg in a month, what is these symptoms mean?

See doc: See your primary doctor for a complete work up. Also see eye doctor to look for eye problems such as yellowing from liver diesease. ...Read more

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What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

Usually nothing: Sub conjunctival hemorrhage is a common condition. It may be due to blood pressure ore eye pressure. But usually a cause is not found. Any valsalva maneuver may cause a capillary to break, even heavy lifting or constipation. It is usually benign. But have your eyes checked. ...Read more

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I took my daughter to the ER for yellow eyes, they said her red blood cells. May be rupturing. What does this mean and should we be concerned?

I took my daughter to the ER for yellow eyes, they said her red blood cells. May be rupturing. What does this mean and should we be concerned?

See your doctor...: There are many causes of hemolysis, both intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic causes are generally divided into hemoglobinopathies, enzymopathies and membranopathies, where red cell destruction is favored by the given abnormality and can be exacerbated by many and varied triggers. Extrinsic causes are often immune-mediated or mechanical. Treatments vary depending on cause. May see a hematologist. ...Read more

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Hypertension and blindness in lateral visual fields of both eyes. The lab found elevated blood glucose and high gl. What does this mean in layman's terms?

Hypertension and blindness in lateral visual fields of both eyes. The lab found elevated blood glucose and high gl. What does this mean in layman's terms?

Possible diabetes: High blood sugars (depending on the timing of when you last ate and how high the value was) most often indicate a pre-diabetic condition or diabetes. You should have yourself evaluated right away, particularly since you have eye disease. It may not be related to diabetes, but patients wtih diabetes are prone to different eye diseases. Feel better! ...Read more

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Taking insulin pills now, woke up one morning with a popped blood vessel in my eye and a bruise next to belly button... What could this mean?

Taking insulin pills now, woke up one morning with a popped blood vessel in my eye and a bruise next to belly button... What could this mean?

Insulin pills?: There are no Insulin pills, as it has to be injected in the skin. If you are diabetic, ask you physician to refer you to an ophthalmologist for an eye examination and an evaluation of your "popped blood vessel". Insulin has no effect on your bruise near your navel. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose, mild cough, really sore throat, blood shot eyes that crust horribly over night. What could these symptoms mean?

Stuffy nose, mild cough, really sore throat, blood shot eyes that crust horribly over night. What could these symptoms mean?

Sounds like a cold: All these symptoms are pretty typical, of your run of the mill viral cold. If the symptoms last more than 7-10 days or are accompanied by high fever greater than 101, i'd talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the blood vessels in my head are inflamed?

What does it mean if the blood vessels in my head are inflamed?

Vasculitis: The cause of most forms of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) is unknown. However we know the immune system plays a role. The immune system is meant to protect the body, but when it becomes "overactive" due to some unknown trigger it can cause inflammation in the blood vessels. This causes narrowing of the blood vessel, decreased blood supply which can cause damage to surrounding tissues. ...Read more

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Got epidural blood patch 5 weeks ago. My right side of head gets chills and a numbing feeling? What can this mean?

Got epidural blood patch 5 weeks ago. My right side of head gets chills and a numbing feeling? What can this mean?

Unusual, but...: Dear Brenda, having symptoms this late after a dural puncture is very unusual. I can reassure you that your symptoms most likely have nothing to do with the epidural blood patch procedure itself. The clot that was formed by injecting the blood into the epidural space was washed away after about four days. You should consult a neurologist if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Premature ventricular contractions and dizziness or lightheadedness. Does that mean not enough blood to my head?

Premature ventricular contractions and dizziness or lightheadedness. Does that mean not enough blood to my head?

PVCs AND DIZZINESS: If there is run of pvcs and you are dizzy it can mean not enough blood going to your head, but it can be due to other causes like blockage to the carotid arteries that carry blood to the brain and you should get that checked along with a ekg to find out the cause. I'd there is significant blockagre to the blood flow then it can be corrected will prevent ischemic stroke. If the arrythmia is caus corre. ...Read more

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My friend his blood is really thick. He gets blood in cough and waste. Gets tired easily. Head aches. Chest pain sometimes. What does that mean?

My friend his blood is really thick. He gets blood in cough and waste. Gets tired easily. Head aches. Chest pain sometimes. What does that mean?

Stop advil (ibuprofen): First off, stop the advil (ibuprofen) if there is blood in the stool. There is probably a stomach ulcer or inflammation. Your friend needs followup to look if really blood while coughing and a workup for this. Could all be related but needs followup. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old fell, hit her head. She quickly had a large bump that ran right along a blood vessel. It has gone down some with ice. What does this mean?

My 2 yr old fell, hit her head. She quickly had a large bump that ran right along a blood vessel. It has gone down some with ice. What does this mean?

Falls and injuries: To the head often lead to a large bump because there is no soft tissue over the bone to absorb any blood from an injury.Children her age and younger often have prominent scalp blood vessels. If you are not seeing bleeding from that, I would not be concerned about that aspect. However, if she develops vomiting, sleepiness, different behavior than usual, or the bump enlarges a lot, see her doctor/ ER. ...Read more

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Do SEVERE chronicMigraines (& I mean feeling carotid and head blood flow start to SURGE while constricting,)cause significant damage to blood vessels?

Do SEVERE chronicMigraines (& I mean feeling carotid and head blood flow start to SURGE while constricting,)cause significant damage to blood vessels?

Thankfully no: Migraine headaches make you hypersensitive to sounds and every sensations. Every indication is that sounds and sensation are normal events that you are hypersensitive to. ...Read more

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I have blood in mucus that I hack up, I had a severe head injury not to long ago and they put me on meds 4 occipital nerve damage. Wat does this mean?

I have blood in mucus that I hack up, I had a severe head injury not to long ago and they put me on meds 4 occipital nerve damage. Wat does this mean?

Maybe nothing: Severe head injury is defined by loss of function. Occipital nerve damage can & usually does occur without severe injury. Coughing up blood in mucus is common, usually unrelated to injury. What medicine are you taking? You are confused--is it a result of your injury? If so, you need to be re-evaluated by a neurologist--not because you cough or the back of your head hurts. ...Read more