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I awoke this morning with blood on my pillow and my eyes

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i awoke this morning with blood on my pillow and my eyes were caked with dry blood.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stan replied 7 years ago.

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It is likely that you unintentional rubbed your eye or rubbed it on the pillow causing the rupture of a conjunctiva vessel. I suggest that you use over the counter preservative free tear drop such as Refresh or Genteal 4 times daily for up to 1 week. If this re-occurs again, fails to resolve or worsen, I suggest that you follow-up with your eye doctor for closer evaluation. If you are currently using aspirin or Advil/Motrin/Aleve as these can worsen the current bleeding.

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