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what to do if you get vicks in your eye

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
Wash your eyes: Wash your eyes with water for 15 minutes.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Wash: Gently wash around the eye with mild soap and water. You may try irrigating the eye with water, eye irrigation or wetting soluiton and then observe. ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyewash: Eyewash station or rinse with copious water, see an eye doctor.
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Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Flush w/warm water: Warm water will help remove the petrolatum base that contains the menthol in Vicks vaporub. Flushing it out with water of any temberature will help ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Wash it out: the best thing tondo is wash the eye out ASAP! This will remove the chemical including and solid material and will neutralize it's effect. Prompt tr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Irrigation : First your eye will water and you can try to blink it out. Usually most foreign bodies will work themselves out this way. Then try using artificial ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
See an ophthalmologi: Herpes in the eye can be serious and affect your vision. You should see an ophthalmologist asap to be evaluated and treated.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Go to ER!: If your eye is poked with a pencil, serious injury can result. A physician -- preferably an ophthalmologist -- needs to examine your eye to assess an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly suffer: The eyes are very sensitive to chili peppers and it is similar to the main ingredient in pepper spray good for controlling the unruly. Flush out you ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Rinse rinse rinse: Wash the eye and surrounding area thoroughly with clean, cool water. Wash the surrounding area with soap as well, but don't get soap in your eye too. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Paolillo
56 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes : Keratoconus rquires contact to correct the vision. The eyes may not be able to tolerate contacts however or may grow intolerant with time and other m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
23 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor now: As above.

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