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It sounds like you have a bruise on the eye (called a subconjunctival hemorrhage) which you've sustained from the trauma of getting hit with that stick. Knowing that you've had surgery prior to this, eye trauma from vegetable matter can be a serious issue and has been known to cause infection. But this may also, however, may have just caused a scratch which could account for the pain. I would suggest using cool compresses and use artificial tears 4-5x/day in that eye for the next day or so. If the eye becomes overall, more red, different than just that one red spot, or if the vision starts to change, or it becomes much more painful, sore, light-sensitive or weepy, then these should prompt you to see your eye doctor immediately. It sounds as though for right now you just got a stinger and the cool compresses and artificial tears may help you weather the storm, but the bot***** *****ne here is to be cautious with this and get help at the first sign of worsening.
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