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Posted on Sat, 1 Jul 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: My right eye is completely blood shot. Does not seem to affect vision nor does it hurt but it's scary.
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Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Considerations.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for the query.

It sounds like you may have ruptured a small blood vessel in your eye. This can happen sometimes from sneezing, coughing or even straining.

Usually, this is a self-limited issue - meaning that it will slowly resolve over time without intervention. This will likely take about 2 weeks.

If you develop any vision changes, headaches, dizziness or nausea then you should go to your doctor as soon as possible for a thorough evaluation.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

Sincerely,

Dr Galamaga


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