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scratched the white part of my eye

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Dr. Valerie Hines
16 years experience Pediatrics
Corneal abrasion: You might want to go to be seen by a doctor/ophthalmologist so they can check if you have a corneal abrasion (a scratch in the outer layer of your eye ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Let'sSeeEyeToEye: You'd best go get it looked at. Cats have stuff on their teeth and claws that can cause a problem relatively quickly. So before anything goes wrong ge ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Scratched eye: if you mean the cornea got scratched you will need to get to you Ophthalmologist or an ER for care. If the white part means the conjunctiva then you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Have it looked at: Injuries to the eye require prompt attention. Although they can heal on their own, it is always safer to have the eye evaluated and treated to preven ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Eyeball scratch: Anytime there is a break in the integrity of the skin there is the potential for an infection developing. You can get antibiotic eye drops. If your ha ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritation. : The visibility and prominence of that vessel may merely represent irritation, either from an object thereupon or from your scratching. But if this sen ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Compresses as needed: If the swelling or bleeding is minimal, then use cold compresses for 48 hours and the warm compresses after that while it heals. If the swelling and r ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See eye doctor: This may represent corneal abrasion and you should see your ophthalmologist soon
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably : As long as you have felt resolution of your discomfort and no change in vision, you probably have done nothing more than pinched and broke a small blo ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
No: That is. Your iris.

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