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A 18-year-old female asked:

I got dish detergent in my eye and it was swollen for two days. completely rinsed but now redness and a bruised feeling?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Vision ok?: If your vision is not impaired and you are not having a lot of pain then this is probably just some inflammation and will resolve in a week or so. Use natural tears to help flush it out several times a day. If you have pain, vision problems or if it is not resolving, see an eye doctor.
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