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Hi I accidentally got dawn soap in my dogs eye.

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Hi I accidentally got dawn soap in my dog's eye.
Submitted: 6 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: brisadog,
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Yesterday, his eye is crusty and tearing
Dog Veterinarian: brisadog,
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Ok, there are two possible issues right now. 1- he may still just have irritation from the alkaline nature of the soap or 2 - he may have a corneal ulcer from the soap itself or from rubbing his eye excessively.

 

At this point, you can rinse his eye thoroughly with sterile eye wash. Apply a warm compress for 5 minutes at a time if he will allow you to.

 

He should be evaluated by a vet as soon as possible. I would start with a physical exam and fluorescein stain of her eye to check for an ulcer. If an ulcer is found, we need to start topical antibiotics for about 1 week to protect the eye while it heals. He should also get topical atropine and an oral pain medication.

 

Good luck.

 

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