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What causes broken blood vessels in eyes when there is no…

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What causes broken blood...

What causes broken blood vessels in eyes when there is no trauma or coughing?

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High blood pressure, take eye drops for dry/red eyes in AM

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Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago
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Generally, cause is unknown.

You appear to be talking about conjunctival hemorrhage.

These occur spontaneously.

Dry eyes can cause it as well.

High blood pressure can cause it.

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