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Is it possible to you burst a blood vessel in your eye from power vomiting?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

Valsalva retinopathy.
Increasing abdominal pressure can increase pressure up to the eye and thus severe vomiting or straining (anything where you bear down extremely hard) can cause burst blood vessels externally or internally.

In brief: Yes

Valsalva retinopathy.
Increasing abdominal pressure can increase pressure up to the eye and thus severe vomiting or straining (anything where you bear down extremely hard) can cause burst blood vessels externally or internally.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Sure

We see this all the time in our college population.
This is called valsalva hemorrhage - it is from the sudden increase of venous pressure when the abdomen forcibly contracts during vomiting. They usually clear in 10-21 days. This can also be seen with straining at a bowel movement.

In brief: Sure

We see this all the time in our college population.
This is called valsalva hemorrhage - it is from the sudden increase of venous pressure when the abdomen forcibly contracts during vomiting. They usually clear in 10-21 days. This can also be seen with straining at a bowel movement.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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