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eye pain

What would cause blood in the eye with no injury? the eye got kinda painful upon looking in the mirror i saw a blood spot.
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Dear ladybug3162,

A reddish appearance in the white part of the eye may be known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage. This may occur without any injury or following a sneeze, cough or straining such as occurs with heavy lifting.  It may be associated with high blood pressure, diabetes and/or drugs which cause diminished clotting such as blood thinners Coumadin, plavix and aspirin, or an injury to the eye.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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