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A 35-year-old male asked:

Went swimming, after about 30 min eyes started burning. was mild irritation, but after 10 - 15 mins or so it got so bad that i couldn't even open my eyes. got out of pool, burning has persisted in 5 - 10 min intervals. spersallerg not helping?

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Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 63 years experience
Chlorine: Sometimes chlorine can cause irritation requiring a stronger drop such as a steroid..Should see ophthalmologist if the symptoms are persistent to obtain proper drops.

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