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what kind of damage can happen if sprayed in the eye with a can of air

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the distance from the eye, the pressure in the can and any contaminants in the can. If very powerful, fully loaded and close up, one might ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rinse repeatedly: and well with saline (clean water if that is not available).
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Get an Exam: Your daughter's eye should be examined by an ophthalmologist to determine if any chemical damage has taken place on the surface of the eye. Rinsing t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But I don't understand why a nasal spray would clear up your vision unless you have been squeezing your eyelids shut (which produces tear) while spra ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Uv burn: If you are close enough and do not wear eye protection, the uv light from the welders arc can cause a sunburn to the cornea termed welder's arc burn. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Several: The principal effect of welding on the eye is a sunburn type reaction of the corneal surface due to the ultraviolet light. This is why welders wear a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Sher
Dr. Neal Sher answered
49 years experience LASIK Surgery
Surgery/ congenital: I am assuming you do not mean the pupil which is the hole in the center of the iris that allows light to enter the eye. The usual cause is eye surg ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Optic nerve damage: Psychiatric illness alone does not cause damage to the optic nerve. Sometimes a person with illnesses like ms can have psychotic symptoms -- and ms c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hysteria?: Very unusual symptom. Let your primary care doc examine u.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
A dry tongue: can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your conc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ouch!: There is no specific "best" contact lens; some fit better than others, depending on your eye's shape. Some feel better due to the level of moisture th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bidur Dhakal
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends: It depends on what type of mist it was. Most have some sort of chemicals rather than virus or bacteria. If that affected your skin- clean withe runnin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Time: The itchiness may be due to anti- histamines taken for a cold. They are often found as an ingredient in cold medicines.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Possible Pink Eye: "Child's eyes...dropping lots of tears...dust forming in lids". Your description is consistent with eye discharge. In children, this is ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Dorio
29 years experience Radiology
If : If i were in a location where someone had a collapsed lung, at the very least, betadine, if available, and an 18g angiocath needle would suffice to em ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
8 years experience Neurology
Nerve damage: Trauma to the face may damage the nerves that subserve facial sensation. If the nerve is only concussed, it will recover on its own. If the damage to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: scleritis is an inflammation of the white of the eye and requires an ophthalmology evaluation and vision testing.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose lesion: thaat could happen so it is best to try to refrain from picking it
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Take it easy: The glass pieces will go out with your stool. Do not worry about it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, mil ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Moon: An old wives tale or seamen's tale. Good google question.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes, but do more.: 1st, this question begs a response like "padded walls are not a legitimate treatment". But it is a reasonable question. Head-banging, destructive rage ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
15 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No there is not. If you have chronic redness over the white part of your eye, see your eye doctor to evaluate what can be done to improve this.
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
What medication?: What medication are you referring to?

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