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i accidentally poked my eyes with a pencil should i just lie down or go to the doctor

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Holland
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Go to the Doctor!: Poking yourself with a foreign object may result in an abrasion of the eye, but may have more serious consequences. It is best to see you eyecare pro ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You could have a significant corneal abrasion and you could have some foreign material in your eye. This is usually a very painful situation with a l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This is a very common injury and the bruise you now have on your eye a very common result. If your vision is unchanged, you are not having any signifi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Try to see an eye : Doctor and he will guide u what to do next.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Ophthalmologist: Few seconds should not be a problem. Nevertheless if you have visual problems you have to make sure that your retina is not damage. You can try resti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Let her sort it out: Babies are capable of setting their own sleep pattern as they did in the womb. It will come naturally if you don't interfere. Do not feed or rock her ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Stye : A Stye is caused usually from staph bacteria and treated with compression and warm compresses, sometimes antibiotics. The recurring nature of these m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: The brief interval during such pressure might slow or stop the circulation for several seconds but it will not do any harm unless prolonged.
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Has it settled?: Flasher/floaters and vertigo (sensation of movement) can be a feature of neck sprain/whiplash. However depending on the nature of the injury may need ... Read More
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