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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   I recently have been on a few trips on an airplane. Fly from South XXXXXXXX to Alaska then Alaska to Japan then Back to Alaska then to South XXXXXXXX then finally to New Orleans. This all took place within a 1 month span. My right recently popped up like a blood spot on my eyeball. Could this be a result of pressure changes>?
Doctor :  
Let me read it
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It could not be a cause
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What is the size of the blood spot?
User :   1/8"x1/4"
User :   approx
Doctor :  
Does it cause some problems like pain, itching or vision problems?
User :   blurred vision
User :   occasionally
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What is your age?
User :   24
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DId you ever had similar problems in the past?
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Since how long this has been thru?
User :   shingles that affected the right eye about a year ago
User :   1 week
Doctor :  
Is it reducing in size when compared to the one first appeared?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
I think this is spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage

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