Nail varnish remover in eye - Doctor answers

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What happens if you swallow nail varnish remover?

What happens if you swallow nail varnish remover?

Not good: Read the label and also call poison control center now, & an er visit is also a good idea. ...Read more

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What happenes if you swallow nail varnish remover?

What happenes if you swallow nail varnish remover?

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

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What should I do. When nail remover get in through my eye..

What should I do. When nail remover get in through my eye..

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 more

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What are the side efects from inhaling nail varnish?

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

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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?

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

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What if nail is poked on eye?

What if nail is poked on eye?

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

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I hit my eyeball with my nail and it bled what do I do?

I hit my eyeball with my nail and it bled what do I do?

Depends: If you are in no pain and have no discharge and your vision is normal, no need to do anything. If you have any of those things, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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!?!?

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!?!?

It is an art: Many women with long fingernails handle contact lenses easily. Your best bet is to find a friend who wears contacts and has long fingernails who can show you how it is done ...Read more

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My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell

My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell

Many things: Is the area round? Raised? Itchy? Scaly? Most commonly, this could represent allergies or seborrhea/eczema. Duration and associated symptoms/findings are necessary to further delineate. Best is to have it checked out if you're worried. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's dangerous to be in an enclosed room using nail varnish for hours breathing in the fumes?

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

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Poked my eye with finger nail how long to heal?

Poked my eye with finger nail how long to heal?

24 hours: The eye is the fastest healing tissue and if not infected or large it should heal in 24 hours. ...Read more

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How could my friend get a finger nail out her eye?

How could my friend get a finger nail out her eye?

FINGERNAIL IN EYE: THIS HAS TO BE REMOVED BY A DOCTOR!
PREFERABLY BY AN EYE DOCTOR. NOT AN OPTOMETRIST OR AN OPTICIAN!
A MEDICAL DOCTOR WHO SPECIALIZES IN EYES. . . ...Read more

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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??

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See an eye doctor!: Some chemicals can permanently damage the eye. If there is pain or burning, or if your vision is impaired, after flushing your eye, please have your eye checked at the nearest emergency room asap! ...Read more

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My Friend Has a finger nail in her eye will she go blind?

My Friend Has a finger nail in her eye will she go blind?

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

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Will I have to get surgery since I have a finger nail in my eye?

Will I have to get surgery since I have a finger nail in my eye?

FINGERNAIL IN EYE: I ANSWERED THIS QUESTION ALREADY.
THE ANSWER IS: YES.
YES ...Read more

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So if I can't wear nail varnish when I have camra put down if means I will be asleep?

So if I can't wear nail varnish when I have camra put down if means I will be asleep?

"Twilight": Sedated, but able to follow commands if necessary. You should not recall the procedure. The no-nail-polish rule is to facilitate oxygen saturation monitoring, which is done with a wrap around or clip on probe for your finger. ...Read more