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What happene when menthol get into your eye?

What happene when menthol get into your eye?

Rinse first: It can irritate the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye. Use saline or tap water to flush the eye. If you have concerns, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Please explain what do you do when you get hit in the eye?

Please explain what do you do when you get hit in the eye?

Wish you had ducked: Depends upon the type of hit. Was it a fist or softball in which case most of the energy will be absorbed by the bone. Ot was it a squash ball or flying debris like a metal fragment. Then the eye could be damaged and needs attention. If you can see well then probably you are OK. If the vision is compromised, or there is pus, or too much swelling, then see your ophthalmologist ...Read more

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I was wondering what do you do when you get hit in the eye?

I was wondering what do you do when you get hit in the eye?

Depends: Did the hit just damage the lids and soft tissue or was the eye struck directly. Check the vision and if good, you can wait a while. Can you move the eye and do you see double. That would need evaluation. So if it seems to be a bruise to the soft tissue around the eye, you can wait but if there is more evident damage, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get chemicals in the eye?

What should you do if you get chemicals in the eye?

Wash it out: The best thing tondo is wash the eye out ASAP! This will remove the chemical including and solid material and will neutralize it's effect. Prompt treatment with washing can, in some cases, save your vision! If your eye stops burning, that may be all that is necessary. However, if it is an alkali, especially, or an acid, you should consult a physician as these chemicals are more serious. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does one get a lesion in the eye?

Interested to know how does one get a lesion in the eye?

Depends: There are thousands of types of lesions. You would have to be more specific than that. There are many types of lesions...Genetic, traumatic, cancerous, aging type, sun damage, etc. There are corneal, retinal, conjunctival, iris lesions. Sorry but way too many to name. ...Read more

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What must I do right away if I get hit in the eye and see sparks?

What must I do right away if I get hit in the eye and see sparks?

See your doctor: See your doctor immediately (or even to er) for examination and possible referral to eye specialist. ...Read more

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How can get clymidia in the eye?

How can get clymidia in the eye?

Touching: Any infected body part that touches the eye, or touching an infected body part and then touching the eye can transmit chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes of the eye?

Can you get herpes of the eye?

Yes: Both hsv1 and hsv2 as well as varicella zoster virus (VZV) can affect the eye. Common sites of infection are the cornea and retina. ...Read more

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How do you get herpes of the eye?

How do you get herpes of the eye?

Nasal or saliva: Herpes simplex type 1 is acquired casually through the nasal secretions or saliva of a family member or friend who is shedding the virus. It resides in the ganglia of nerves and may activate and shedd when immunity wanes such as during illness & stress. A cold sore of the lip is one location. The eye can be infected if the nerve going to the cornea is involved. This infection is not an STD. ...Read more

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What do you do if you get herpes in the eye?

What do you do if you get herpes in the eye?

See ophthalmologist: You need to be seen by and treated by an ophthalmologist. This may turn into or be a recurring problem. Take it seriously, you can permanently loose vision and possibly go blind from herpes to the eye. ...Read more

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What if I get gentamicin ointment in the eye?

What if I get gentamicin ointment in the eye?

Probably nothing: Gentamicin is formulated for use in the eye in certain products. If you got ointment for the skin, into your eye, it should not cause any harm. Wash out the eye and don't worry. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get poked in the eye with a pencil?

Go to ER!: If your eye is poked with a pencil, serious injury can result. A physician -- preferably an ophthalmologist -- needs to examine your eye to assess and treat any damage. Please go to an er for help with this. ...Read more

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Why is it that you see a green light if you get hit in the eye?

Seeing "stars": A blow to the eye will stimulate the retina which will think that the disturbance from the shock of the hit is a light flash. The retina has no nerves of pain, or pressure or most other sensations It just has light and thinks any stimulus is light. The color is variable and can be green, or light, or red depending upon the power and angle of the blow and the portion of the retina hit. ...Read more

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And how can you heal it if you get poked in the eye with scissors?

Eye Doctor: Because of potential eye injury you should see an ete doctor for a thooorough eye exam to be sure of the extent of injury and the appropriate treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

Is it bad if you get hit in the eye and the white part of your eye starts bleeding?

Not always: Bleeding in the white part of the eye is called subconjunctival hemorrhage. By itself, it is not serious, but it can cover something more serious like a laceration in the sclera (the white part of the eye. Additionally, the eye can have trauma to the retina, iris, and other structures when struck hard enough to cause bleeding. It is best to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I was born with the lenses in both of my eyes higher than normal. All the cillary bodies are intact, and is not effected if I get hit in the eye.

I was born with the lenses in both of my eyes higher than normal. All the cillary bodies are intact, and is not effected if I get hit in the eye.

? Ectopia Lentis: Ectopia lentis is spontaneous dislocation (partial or complete) of the lens in your eye. If you were born with this in both eyes it is most likely associated with a systemic condition such as marfan's syndrome, homocystinuria, or weill-marchesani syndrome. It is imperative that you are evaluated by a physician who can make a definitive diagnosis and look for other associated problems. ...Read more

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I get these headaches that feel like someone's shooting me in the eye on one side. I get them a few times a week for 2 years now. What should I do?

I get these headaches that feel like someone's shooting me in the eye on one side. I get them a few times a week for 2 years now. What should I do?

If you haven't: Already, please see an eye doctor and a neurologist and discuss with your primary care doctor. Assess any side effects of medications you may be on; keep a log of the pain, ie when, where, how long, foods eaten, activities done, any anxiety or stress and discuss all of this with your doctor (s). ...Read more

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Why do people like in there 70's get a color red on her eye. There's like a red color on the bottom of the eye that is the skin. I'ts always red. Why?

Why do people like in there 70's get a color red on her eye. There's like a red color on the bottom of the eye that is the skin. I'ts always red. Why?

Common reasons: Redness is from inflammation. Common reasons for inflamed lid skin in the elderly include blepharitis (a noncontagious allergy-like reaction), dry eye, and ectropion. Ectropion happens when the eyelid skin gets too loose and starts to sag away from the eyeball, leaving dried out areas of lid and eyeball in the process. Have her see an eye md (ophthalmologist) to find out best treatments. ...Read more

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