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Query about subconjunctival bleeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I woke up yesterday and have a brown stain on white portion of eye. what is causing the problem
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hello
User :   I woke up yesterday and have a brown stain on white portion of eye. what is causing the problem
User :   i do wear contacts
Doctor :   May i know which side of the cornea ( Black ) and its relation with cornea ?
User :   it is on the right side of the white part of the eye
Doctor :   ok, Is it increasing by time ?
User :   no
User :   it is a 1/4 inch long by 1/8 inch wide
Doctor :   ok, it could probably be a subconjunctival bleeding , may be minimal due to a abrasion due to the lens or due to a chemical irritant
User :   i was at a warehouse with a lot of dust
Doctor :   could be cause
User :   should i take anything and how long will it laast
Doctor :   were you wearing contact lenses during your stay in warehouse ?
User :   if it gets larger should there be a concern or what else may it be if it does get larger
User :   yes i was wearing the contacts
Doctor :   its a self limiting condition
User :   this has never happened before
Doctor :   well its recovery can be fastened by a lubricating eye drops like MOISOL
User :   if it gets larger should i be concerned
Doctor :   its a common occurrence in people wearing contacts
Doctor :   yes, of course as it can sometimes detach the conjunctiva and cause severe pain
User :   thanks for the information and i will monitor the situation
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
User :   i will thanks
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