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I have and ulcer on the part of my eye, it is bleeding in my

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I have and ulcer on the white part of my eye, it is bleeding in my eye, how serious is this. I have no idea how I got it. My eyes feel dry.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have had it for two weeks, my eye was bloody red on thr white outside. I just saw the ulcer, a nurse tod me that was what was bleeding.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Scleritis with ulceration is potentially serious.

Beyond mere infection, it can be associated with many autoimmune diseases of the body.

You need to go to the ER, and arrange follow up with an opthalmologist and internal medicine doctor.

A picture here would be helpful.

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