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Spray Paint Eyes
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
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?
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
No: The worst thing that can happen is some temporary irritation. ...Read more
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
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
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
While spraying volini it got into one of the eyes of my 7 years old child. I applied water immediately. What happens now.
My eyes are always red and cannot stand light, globe, laptop screen, white paint and sun. Should be worried?
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
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
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
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
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
Call poison control: Check with poison control regarding the exact name and ingredients of the roach spray. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
My 15 month old sprayed perfume in her eyes. I washed it. She was crying but now she is sleeping. Should I take her to an ophthalmologist?
She is still uncomfortable in the morning, then yes she should be seen. If not then she is ok. ...Read more