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Hyphema: Introduction

Hyphema: Bleeding in the anterior chamber of the eye that is seen in the cornea. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Hyphema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyphema:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hyphema. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Trauma
  • Inflammation of the iris
  • Eye tumour
  • Surgery to the eye
  • Blood vessel abnormalities in the eye
  • Postoperative complication
  • Fragile vessels
  • Old age
  • Iris neovascularisation
  • Blunt trauma to the eye
  • Secondary onset of glaucoma
  • Injury to the iris
  • Injury to the lens zonules
  • Injury to the retina
  • Injury to the optic nerve
  • Injury to the papillary sphincter
  • Sports injury
  • Eye injury
  • more causes...»

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Hyphema: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hyphema, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Hyphema Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hyphema may include:

  • Eye shield
  • Rest the eye
    • Avoid activities that involve eye movement
    • Avoid reading
    • Avoid playing hand-held video games
    • Watching TV is usually acceptable - ask your doctor
    • Avoid any strenuous activity
  • Keep the eye in stable position
  • more treatments...»

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Hyphema: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hyphema may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hyphema

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Hyphema:

Definitions of Hyphema:

Bleeding in the anterior chamber of the eye.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Hyphema

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyphema mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyphema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyphema. Of the 18 causes of Hyphema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyphema:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyphema' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hyphema?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hyphema, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

What are the alternative names for Hyphema:

Anterior eye chamber hemorrhage
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Hyphema:

Medical Conditions associated with Hyphema:

Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes)

Symptoms related to Hyphema:

Trauma, Inflammation of the iris, Eye tumour, Surgery to the eye, Blood vessel abnormalities in the eye, Sports injury, Eye injury

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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