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A female asked:

I got peppermint oil in my eye, washed it out with water. it felt fine, till i woke up the next day and my eye won't stop watering. what do i do?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Take antihistamine .: Your eye got most likely irritated and created as if " allergic reaction' to irritants. If you properly irrigated it should be sufficient . Do not rub it!To relief watering try to take daily anti - histamine as Zyrtec ( Cetrezine) or Allegra ( fenoxfenadine) - 1 tab daily. If any blurred vision , discharge, more pain swollen , red lids - see doctor ASAP.
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