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What are the effects if I had spray paint in my eyes?

What are the effects if I had spray paint in my eyes?

Not a good idea: Don't even think about it. Eyes will be irritated. I would try flushing them with cold water and go to the er for thorough eye exam. ...Read more

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After spray painting my eyes are all red, irritated and swolen... looks like a pink eye kinda... it didn't happen until about 24 hr after the painting?

After spray painting my eyes are all red, irritated and swolen... looks like a pink eye kinda... it didn't happen until about 24 hr after the painting?

Probably a virus: The most likely cause would be a viral conjunctivitis. It is possible some of the spray paint went into your eyes but you would would have noticed this almost immediately. You might also be allergic to the paint. This would have caused both reddening of the eyes and the swelling of the eyelids. Try cool compresses to the eyes and artificial tears. If no relief see your doctor. ...Read more

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I was spray painting and about 20 minutes later my eye started to itch an burn so I rubbed it and it started stinging like a cut...I went to the ER an?

I was spray painting and about 20 minutes later my eye started to itch an burn so I rubbed it and it started stinging like a cut...I went to the ER an?

Chemical Exposure: Sounds like a chemical conjunctivitis… Pinkeye caused by being irritating chemicals in the spray paint can. Sounds like you made the right choice going to the emergency department. All the best… Dr. C ...Read more

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Barber sprayed barbicide into my eyes, should I be worried?

Barber sprayed barbicide into my eyes, should I be worried?

Eyes burning?: Barbicide is a disinfectant, if you didn't rinse your eyes with water afterwards, and if it causes irritation, burning, stinging, redness, you should see an eye doctor for evaluation and treatment as soon as possible. You didn't mention how much was sprayed in your eyes, or if you closed your eyes during the event. Our sight and vision is precious, so have an expert give you peace of mind. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of capsaicin being sprayed directly into the eyes?

What are the consequences of capsaicin being sprayed directly into the eyes?

Capsaicin: Capsaicin in the eyes can cause severe burning. Wash the eye out with water. If significant amounts are exposed, seek medical help to avoid issues or complications. ...Read more

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My eyes are red now because it contacts a paint lacquer thinner. What should I do?

Urgent care: You need to go to an urgent care where they can flush your eyes with saline for 20 minutes and then examine you. You will probably need to see an ophthalmologist as well. ...Read more

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Can contact board cleaner spray damage my eyes? Because a guy at work sprayed it in my face.

Can contact board cleaner spray damage my eyes? Because a guy at work sprayed it in my face.

Possibly; depends on: Ingredients. Most likely not good for eyes. Hope you flushed them with plenty of water & plan to see an eye doctor asap for further treatment. ...Read more

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I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

Not true: This is a mildly acidic and irritating solution. It will almost certainly not harm the eyes but I cannot see any benefit from this at all. ...Read more

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While spraying volini it got into one of the eyes of my 7 years old child. I applied water immediately. What happens now.

While spraying volini it got into one of the eyes of my 7 years old child. I applied water immediately. What happens now.

Volini spray: Is an anti inflammatory spray and should cause only irritation to the eyes. Make sure it is well irrigated in the bathtub or shower. If the pain continues, have your child seen. All the best. ...Read more

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My 3 year old just sprayed canola oil in her eyes. What should I do, please help?

My 3 year old just sprayed canola oil in her eyes. What should I do, please help?

Oil in eye: Unless it was very hot, just rinse out the oil with artificial tears and it should not be a problem. If it was hot, it may cause thermal injury and you should take him/her to an eye doctor. ...Read more

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My eyes are always red and cannot stand light, globe, laptop screen, white paint and sun. Should be worried?

My eyes are always red and cannot stand light, globe, laptop screen, white paint and sun. Should be worried?

Photophobia: Or sensitivity to light may be due to a number of eye problems some simple and some requiring specific treatment! A "hands on" eye exam is indicated!!


Hope this is helpful
DrZ ...Read more

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I went to my opthamologist he sprayed something in my eyes and my eyes turned yellow and they got blurred is that normal?

I went to my opthamologist he sprayed something in my eyes and my eyes turned yellow and they got blurred is that normal?

Fluorescein: It sounds like he used fluorscein, a dye that makes it easier to see defects in the cornea. It will rinse away quickly and isn't a problem. ...Read more

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I had a cataract operation 45 days back. My eyes are still painting when I look at anything in bright sunlight. Should I be concerned?

I had a cataract operation 45 days back. My eyes are still painting when I look at anything in bright sunlight. Should I be concerned?

Rebound iritis: Sensitivity to light after cataract surgery is not uncommon: can be rebound inflammation (iritis), or extra light into eye. If no surgical complication & implant in proper place ('in bag') it is due to rebound inflammation. May need steroids drops. See eyemd to be sure haptics & IOL in proper place. Though rare: If persists after surgery, may need a work up. More info: eyedoc2020 blogspot com ...Read more

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Hi. I was spraying volini spray and it got into my eyes. I washed them with water. Its not hurting much but there's irritation. What should I do now??

Hi. I was spraying volini spray and it got into my eyes. I washed them with water. Its not hurting much but there's irritation. What should I do now??

Irrigate eyes: There is going to be some residual redness and irritation for a whole. That's normal but continue to gently irrigate the eyes with water every 20 minutes. If you develop blurring of the vision or halos around objects or have intense pain in a specific location you should go to the ER or your doctor ...Read more

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What does pepper spray do to the eyes?

What does pepper spray do to the eyes?

Conjunctivitis: Pepper spray will cause an intense chemical conjunctivitis. You should immediately flush your eyes with water for several minutes. I would recommend a consult with an ophthalmologist for further treatment as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does pepper spray cause long-term damage to the eyes?

Does pepper spray cause long-term damage to the eyes?

Retina pepper burn: While the cornea and conjunctiva heal quickly after a burn from pepper spray, any delay in irrigation can cause a visual field defect from a thermochemical reaction in the neurosensory retina, which is not clinically apparent on dilated examination. Only a Goldmann visual field is diagnostic. For incarcerated persons, the delay can be hours and the damage is permanent. ...Read more

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How can you recover after getting pepper spray in your eyes?

How can you recover after getting pepper spray in your eyes?

Wash eyes: Wash eyes out well with eye cup multiple times. Consult with us to Rx an ointment to help.
Otherwise see eyeMD to check your ph if still in pain. ...Read more

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How to treat skin irritants around eyes after using roach spray?

How to treat skin irritants around eyes after using roach spray?

Call poison control: Check with poison control regarding the exact name and ingredients of the roach spray. ...Read more

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I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?

I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?

Not to worry: If there was enough on your hands to cause any damage to your eyes, you would have had an immediate sense of discomfort and pain. The fact that you are asking the question, indicates that your eyes did not react and you did no harm. ...Read more

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Effects of paint getting in the nose, eyes, lungs?

Effects of paint getting in the nose, eyes, lungs?

Irritation: The paint or paint fumes can cause a chemical irritation to the mucus membranes in these structures. You should see your medical doctor and eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Does nose spray help eyes itches too?

Does nose spray help eyes itches too?

Likely not: Depends on what the nose spray is and there is a connection but usually it is not intended to do that. ...Read more

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If you get paint thinner in your eyes, will it cause instant, permanent loss of vision?

If you get paint thinner in your eyes, will it cause instant, permanent loss of vision?

No: Paint thinner is caustic and can cause significant ocular damage if prolonged contact occurs. If you flush it out quickly, severe injury can be avoided. Vision after a corneal burn from paint thinner will be poor immediately after the injury but should improve as the eyes heal. The final vision varies depending on the extent of the injury. ...Read more

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My mom sprayed lysol in my room last night and I woke up with eyes tearing. Will I have allergy?

My mom sprayed lysol in my room last night and I woke up with eyes tearing. Will I have allergy?

Unlikely: The ingredients in lysol can cause an irritation of the surface of the eye, the cornea, that can be quite uncomfortable but will usually resolve within 24 hours if you avoid further exposure to concentrated levels of that chemical. ...Read more

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Tried 2do saline spray nose rinse and it wouldn't come out the other side no matter what way I held my head. Came out my eyes it seemed. Advice?

Tried 2do saline spray nose rinse and it wouldn't come out the other side no matter what way I held my head. Came out my eyes it seemed. Advice?

Could have fistula: I'm not quite sure what you mean. If you do saline nasal rinse it will be tasted in your throat it won't come out other side of nose. The two sides of the nose are separate. If it came out you eye the you have an abnormal connection between your nose and your tearing system which could be a fistula. You should see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Will that nasal spray increase the pressure in eyes?

Will that nasal spray increase the pressure in eyes?

Possible: Nasal spray containing steroid medicine may increase eye pressure. This is more likely to occur with daily use for longer than 10 days. Although pressure increase is uncommon, it can cause vision loss from glaucoma. You should have an eye examination shortly after starting this medication to determine whether your eye pressure is increased and whether you are at risk of glaucoma. ...Read more

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Happen if pepper spray is sprayed on someone's eyes who wear contact lenses?

Happen if pepper spray is sprayed on someone's eyes who wear contact lenses?

Severe pain: Pepper spray is very irritating and painful. It causes chemical burns when sprayed into the eyes. Having contact lenses in when this happens prolongs the exposure and increases the damage. ...Read more

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My husband was sprayed in the face with an olive oil seasoning mixture can it hurt his eyes?

My husband was sprayed in the face with an olive oil seasoning mixture can it hurt his eyes?

Not really: If he was sorted on the face and has no eye symptom he should be fine. Pls use artificial tears, heat pack over the eye and wash the lashes with baby shampoo. If he has any persistent issue then he will need to see an eye doc. ...Read more