Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
182 Doctors are Online

Have subconjunctival hemorrhage. Will it be affected while going for dry sauna?

I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage in my eye, probably from being upside down too long on my Dad s inversion table. I understand it will take at least 10 days to clear up on its own. (Yick) If I get in a dry sauna , as I love to do when I work out, will it make it worse, help, or not affect it? The sauna opens up blood vessels in the skin. What does it do to the eyes?
Mon, 19 Aug 2013
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Ophthalmologist 's  Response
hello sir,
as you have mentioned that you have subconjunctival hemorrhage, it will get resolved with its own with in with in 10-15 days. it occurs because of rupture of small conjunctival vessels. what is your age??? what is a cause of this hemorrhage??
most common is trauma, high blood pressure, cough etc
you can work out, it would not get worse as it is only clotted blood.but you can start taking vitamin c tablets. it increases recovery.
sauna definitely dilates conjunctival blood vessels.
thank you
take care
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor