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Swollen eyes, blood clot near iris, cause ?

hi im from philippines... i just get this weird thing in my eyes... first its begone to swollen... then as i can see theres a blood clot look like in my eyer near my iris... and the blood clot like a ring,... i went to a doctor here but they dont have any explaination about this please help me... tnx
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Dear dark_vhan24_bloodline,

What you are describing looks like a subconjuntival hemorrhage (that means bleeding below the superficial skin of the eye).

there are two aspects to this -
1. It can normally occur to anybody and will mostly resolve without any consequnece in a months time. There is no need for any medicines for the same.

2. It can be due to
a. high blood pressure - needs to be checked with a local doctor
b. bleeding tendencies - this can be there if you bleed very easily and for a longer than normal period when you have , say a small cut on your body etc.

Your doctor would have looked at these things and if they are normal, then there is no need to worry.

Hope this helps. Have a speedy recovery
Answered: Fri, 11 May 2012
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