Nail varnish remover in eye - Doctor answers
You will be sick!: If swallowing nailpolish remover (usually acetone) you would be very sick. Acetone is a volatile hydrocarbon and it would poison your lungs and central nervous system, for starters. CNS effects include somnolence, headache, uncoordination, dizziness, blurred vision, weakness, fatigue, lethargy, stupor, seizures, and coma. Get medical attention now if you have done this. ...Read more
Rinse your eye: Since time is of the essence, you should immediately rinse your eye with water to remove the toxic material. Afterwards, depending on the severity of the chemical injury, you may need to go to your local emergency room. They can check the pH if your eye and flush it further if needed. An eye doctor may need to see you if injuries are present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I accidentally used nail polish remover 2 take off my eye makeup instead of makeup remover. I immediately noticed&flushed for 10 min. Will my eye b ok?
Don't: Most nail varnish contains many things dissolved in a solvent of butyl acetate or ethyl acetate. These are volatile chemicals but are largely safe. Http://ijt. Sagepub. Com/content/8/4/681.abstract is a link to an article looking at just this issue. However, if you sniffed enough of either chemical it could probably cause "buzz-like" symptoms. ...Read more
I removed MAVALA STOP from my 2 y.o son with nail varnish removal. And washed his hand 3 times with soap after. Could aseton still be left on hithumb?
Remove acetone from: Skin by washing it with soap & water for 15 continuous minutes. Open a window & turn on an exhaust fan to avoid inhaling fumes. Acetone is absorbed through skin; it may irritate his already macerated thumb. It takes a large amount to cause headaches, nausea, confusion & dizziness. Don't worry about thumb sucking till he turns 5, but have his pediatrician & pediatric dentist check him out now. ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on where on the eye the nail hit and at what force. You could have a mild abrasion, to a subconjunctival hemorrhage (essentially a bruise on the eyeball), to more severe conditions such as glaucoma (high eye pressures), cataracts (cloudy lens), and retinal detachment with permanent loss of vision. See an eye md for an evaluation. ...Read more
URGENT: I wear eye contacts and I have kind of long acrylic nails glued. I'm scared to take them out without poking my eye. Help!?!?
My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell
Wondering if it's dangerous to be in an enclosed room using nail varnish for hours breathing in the fumes?
Fumes are bad:
Yes it is dangerous to inhale nail varnish in an enclosed room. These fumes can cause damage to nasal and bronchial cilia.
Good ventilation is always best when there are fumes/vapors or strong odors. ...Read more
I was taking out my contacts and I accendently put my finger nail on my eye I don't know if I scratched it or not?
Ok if no pain: If it does not hurt, then you did not scratch it. ...Read more
I scratched the white part of my eye with my finger nail. It's Extremely painful!!! I can see the scratch and it looks bad what should I do??
Scratched eye: If you mean the cornea got scratched you will need to get to you Ophthalmologist or an ER for care. If the white part means the conjunctiva then you could apply a soothing eye ointment and patch the eye till you get to see your Ophthalmologist. Corneal abrasions are usually very painful and need immediate attention. Other symptoms are light sensitivity. Pain and blurred vision ...Read more
I'm gonna go 2 doc as soon as I can. But in the meantime, HELP. I accidentally got nail glue inside my eye. I flushed w/cold water, what else?
Sorry about that!: Nail glue is basically a form of Super Glue or Crazy Glue and, as you know it hardens & bonds very quickly. Application of vegetable oil may soften the glue and isn't an eye irritant. However, the oil may interfere with the doctor's ability to manipulate the eye lid & assess damage to your eye, so it's best that someone drive you to the doc ASAP! Dr. Anne ...Read more
I was doing my nails and some nail glue flicked in my eye it really hurts/ burning I flushed out my eye with saline a bunch of times what should I do?
Scratched?: If your friend has had a fingernail scratch her eye, she will not likely go blind. It will likely heal in a few days. If she has a fingernail embedded in her eye (yikes), she should see an ophthalmologist. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more
FINGERNAIL IN EYE:
I ANSWERED THIS QUESTION ALREADY.
THE ANSWER IS: YES.
YES ...Read more