My husband has a recurring huge broken blood vessel in his eye that comes with a dull pain shooting from above and on the side of his eye. He gets one every other month or sometimes once a month. He has no other symtoms but tenderness and the pain. Can this be serious or is it just conjuct. hemm. ? Thanks!
Has he ever been to an eye doctor for this? That's the best place to start. There could be lots of reasons for this, some serious, some not. Don't mess around with vision problems. Pain in the eyes ALWAYS merits a thorough exam to be sure.
I would definatly get this checked out asap b/c i have a small blood vessel in my eye which you can also get from wearing contacts to long that dont get much oxygen to your cornea and a blood vessel will form to deliver the oxygen there, if it grows into the cornea blindness can occur, eye pain is not normal could also be a sign of high BP
It sounds to me like subconjunctival hemorrhage. If your husband is taking any type of blood thinning meds, asprin ect, he is more susceptible to this condition. The tenderness and pain could be caused by dryness of the eye, which can sometimes be helped by using over the counter eye drops. At any rate, eye conditions should be taken seriously. The people in this forum are very informative, but many of us including myself are not doctors and none of us can make a definite diagnosis. Have him see an opthamologist as soon as possible, just in case the condition is serious to prevent any damage to his vision.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.