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What should I do if I got mouthwash, with alcohol in it, splashed n my eye? I rinsed it out with water but should I do anything else?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Eye first aid

Anytime you get anything other than water in your eye , you need to flush it like mad.
This will help to dilute any chemical irritant and remove any physical ones. Ideally, use saline (like for contact lenses) to wash the eye but, clean tap water is ok as well. When it comes eyes, prevention is best. Be careful and wear protective goggles/glasses during activities like welding and hunting.

In brief: Eye first aid

Anytime you get anything other than water in your eye , you need to flush it like mad.
This will help to dilute any chemical irritant and remove any physical ones. Ideally, use saline (like for contact lenses) to wash the eye but, clean tap water is ok as well. When it comes eyes, prevention is best. Be careful and wear protective goggles/glasses during activities like welding and hunting.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Alcohol in eye

Rinse the eye out thoroughly with tepid (luke warm) water for several minutes.
If there is still pain or burning, have someone drive you to an ophthalmologist for further treatment. Do not try to drive yourself.

In brief: Alcohol in eye

Rinse the eye out thoroughly with tepid (luke warm) water for several minutes.
If there is still pain or burning, have someone drive you to an ophthalmologist for further treatment. Do not try to drive yourself.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Abe Dumanis
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Water should be OK

Do not use mouthwash with high % of alcohol.

In brief: Water should be OK

Do not use mouthwash with high % of alcohol.
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Dr. Abe Dumanis
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