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MY EYE IS SCRATCHED AND I AM IN PAIN. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING

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MY EYE IS SCRATCHED AND I AM IN PAIN. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING CAN YOU PRESCRIBE ALCAINE OR PROPARACAIN FOR PAIN.
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topical anesthetic drops are very dangerous and can lead to severe vision damage or even loss of the entire eyeball. No competent physician would give them to you.

If you wear contact lenses you may have more then just a scratch....you may have a corneal ulcer. This is were bacteria actually start to "eat" on your eyeball. This condition would require a trip to the ER for prompt diagnosis and treatment.

In any event if you are having this much pain, you need to see a doctor tonight.

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