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I have had a subconjunctival hemorrhage. I have had one or

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I have had a subconjunctival hemorrhage. I have had one or two of these before over a period of years. Do I need to do anything about it? Why does it happen?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. PG replied 7 years ago.
Hi,
   I am an Ophthalmologist.
The most common cause of recurrent subconjunctival hemorrhages is high blood pressure, uncontrolled diabetes, bleeding disorders, repeated eye trauma etc. You need to get your blood pressure and blood sugar levels checked. Also get your bleeding time and clotting time done to check for any bleeding disorders.
If all is normal then no need to worry. Sometimes there are fragile blood vessels in the conjunctiva which can bleed on minor trauma like rubbing of eyes etc.
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