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Hi, I was washing...

Hi, I was washing my hair in the kitchen sink....and suddenly my left eye felt funny ....when I looked in the mirror...it was extremely blood shot. I have an appt. tomorrow w-my doctor but I'am a little worried. I can see though.

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

Ok, I'am 64 Yeats old .....and I take a blood pressure med.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have allergies

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Eye
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Also, we just drove down from the mountains 7,000. Feet to Phoenix 1,300. Feet. I don't know if that matters.
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Eye Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 11 months ago

do you have a history of any other eye problems?

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Eye Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 11 months ago

if the redness to the eye is localized on one side, then most likely a subconjunctival hemorrhage, which occurs when a small blood vessel on the surface of the eye bleeds a little. it is not serious and the blood will be reabsorbed in about 10 days. Here is some patient info on it here

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