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I have one bloodshot eye and take Viagra. I'm 82 YO have

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I have one bloodshot eye and take Viagra. I'm 82 YO have taken it before, intermitantly. Any real problems?
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Hello,

A sudden painless bloodshot eye is very likely to be due to a sub conjunctival hemorrhage or SCH. It is due to ruptue of a small blood vessel in the white part of the eye . This can happen due to sudden bout of coughing or forceful sneezing / subtle trauma or even spontaneously without any apparent reason also. Usually it resolves naturally without any treatment over 7 to 10 days .

For soothing effect lubricating eye drops can be put , 1 drop 4 times a day.

In case there are other eye symptoms such as pain/ watering or discharge/ reduced vision then do get the eye ecamined by an ophthalmologist for a closer look.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you. There are no extra symptoms.
Eye Doctor: Dr. A.S. Desai, Ophthalmologist replied 1 year ago

Ok that's great. I guess observation should suffice.

Thank you and best wishes

Do let me know if you have additional queries in this regard.

If you have found the answer to be upto to your satisfaction then do rate it positively.

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