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Is your eye painful?
when I blink it hurts
it sort of aches
I huess I ws just wondering if it would go away on its own
or if I should get it seen
It sounds like you might have made a small scratch or cut on your conjunctiva. This is the thin "skin" that covers most of your eyeball. The bleeding has caused a small hemorrhage.
does that heal itself
I think it will be ok. The risk of infection is very, very low in this case. Let me give you a little info on a subconjuctival hemorrhage:
In the vast majority of cases, sub conjunctival hemorrhage is nothing to worry about. It is usually not a sign of any serious condition but rather is just a small broken blood vessel in the conjunctiva that looks much worse than it really is. No treatment is necessary. Think of a subconjunctival hemorrhage as a bruise. The reason it looks so red (some people say it looks like a piece of raw meat) is that the skin on your eye is very thin so the underlying blood shows through easily. On your arm, for instance, a bruise looks blue/purple because the overlying skin is thick, blocking the red color of the blood. Like a bruise elsewhere a subconjunctival hemorrhage will slowly go away over the course of a couple of weeks. It may spread around the globe some and change colors as it clears. This is nothing to be concerned about.
okay thank you
It should heal ok by itself. I'm assuming you are unable to see a large "flap" or cut on your eye, correct?
yes up close it looks like a little bump
that is probably the cut. This usually heals ok by itself. If your eye starts to hurt more or you have any vision issues you should see an ophthalmologist
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