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What To Do When You Get Vaporub In Eye
Wash: Gently wash around the eye with mild soap and water. You may try irrigating the eye with water, eye irrigation or wetting soluiton and then observe. The menthol in the rub will cause the burning. Observe & if stable or improving, no big worry. If worsening or concern, see medical evaluation. Other than menthol, the rest is petrolatum and okay. "don't let it vapo-rub you the wrong way! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Call Poison center A: Flush with wtaer and call your local poison center on followup and immediate needs. ...Read more
Wash your eyes: Wash your eyes with water for 15 minutes. ...Read more
I dusted, vaccumed, used vapor rub, cleaned nose took bath still smell dust, tickle in throat, eyes itch, chest hurts , face itches, inner ears itch. ?
Allergies: This sounds like you have some allergies. Dust in homes can be tainted with lead dust, cockroach dander, pet dander, cigarrette smoke, among other toxins and allergic offenders. You need a whopping dose of antihistamine now, say 10 mg cetirizine by mouth. I am worried a little about your chest pain, especially if you have asthma. Do you have an albuterol inhaler at home with spacer? ...Read more
Vicks: Vicks is a popular remedy for many problems including toenail fungus- it has been shown in studies to have mild antifungal properties, but it is mostly ineffective for toenails. There are no studies that show it is effective against the verucca virus. However, any product has a slight chance of working as a placebo effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nocturnal breathing: What steps will help depend on why you're having trouble. If you have dry heat and are getting dry swollen nasal membranes, or have some allergen in your sleep environment and are getting swollen membranes; that implies some specifics. If you have congestive heart failure when lying down that's a whole different story. Vaporub helps what it helps but not all causes of breathing difficulties. ...Read more
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