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Bold spot on white part of eye. How did it occur ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:hi dr
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here
User:good evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my wife eye has boold spot on white part of eye
Doctor:How did it occur?
User:all of sudden when she got up early in the morning
Doctor:Did she speak of anything hitting the eye the previous day?
User:no , she had cogh and cold for last 1 week
Doctor:Ok. Is it just a spot or is it widely red through out the white area?
User:just spot
User:very small
Doctor:Ok. Sometimes, blood spots can occur in the eyes, because, there can be small bleeding under the covering of eyeball.
Doctor:If it is not enlarging in size, then you need not worry.
Doctor:It will disappear by itself.
Doctor:Is she having fever?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no fever
User:what do you suggest
Doctor:You can wait for 2 days, to see if it is enlarging?
Doctor:If it is becoming bigger, then you need to see an ophthalmologist.
User:any eye drops u suggeest
Doctor:I am sorry. I will not be suggesting any eye drops, without directly examining the patient, as it would be highly unethical to do.
Doctor:You need not use any eye drops at the moment. It is small and stable. So, it should be disappearing by itself.
Doctor:My suggestion would be to wait for 2 days.
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