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I pulled a board off a house today, at work, and had ants fall

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I pulled a board off a house today, at work, and had ants fall into my face. Eyes, nose, mouth, and ears! Now my eyes are burning, red, and matting together. I can't hold them open more than a few sec.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. PG replied 5 years ago.

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Ideally you need to go to a adoctor for get your eyes washed with saline thoroughly and for a complete examination and eye drops depending on the extent of injury

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But if not possible, then wash your eyes thoroughly with water

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use frequent lubricating eye drops like genteal/refresh tears/optive etc. These are avilable over the counter

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use these eye drops every one minute for 10 minutes, then every 5 minutes for 1/2 an hour, then every 15 minutes for 1 hour, then hourly for 4 hours and then every 2 hourly till you consult a doctor

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If going to sleep then instill lubricating eye gel like genteal in your eyes before sleeping

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Ideally, you need antibiotic eye drops, but those will be available on prescription only

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so, you can start this treatment and consult your doctor as soon as possible

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Regards

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