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Many cases of subconjunctival hemorrhage require no treatment other than monitoring of the condition until it goes away on its own after about a week. It is important to seek prompt medical care if the red patch on the eye does not resolve in this time or if there is a change in vision, eye pain or eye discharge.
Certain underlying causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage or conditions with similar symptoms do require prompt treatment. These include inflammation of the sclera (scleritis), infection, such as conjunctivitis, or eye injury, such as corneal abrasion.
If it is suspected that subconjunctival hemorrhage is related to prescribed blood thinner medication, the doses or types may need to be adjusted as recommended by a physician.
Some of the possible treatments for Subconjunctival hemorrhage from various sources may include:
The following treatments are listed for Subconjunctival hemorrhage in our knowledge base:
Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.
The following list of conditions have 'Subconjunctival hemorrhage' 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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