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My son shot me in the eye close range(1ft away) with a nerf

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My son shot me in the eye close range(1ft away) with a nerf gun. Had severe pain and redness after. Pain went away but stinging in eye remains. Now 4 hrs later I'm beginning to get bad sharp shooting pains in my temple, below the eye socket near my cheek and behind the eye inside my head. What should I do? Is this serious?
JA: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?
Customer: Vision is fine. No injury except today.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I get severe migraines. Nothing else
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Thanks for this question

I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist with over 10 years experience.

Yes, you should get checked immediately to make sure there is no serious damage

I would go to ER

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The pain is getting worse over the last hour, even if my vision is fine I should still go in?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

yes, you should