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Got latex paint in my eye yesterday and I didn't wash it out

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got latex paint in my eye yesterday and I didn't wash it out today it is red and feels tender should I put visine in it
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: Since yesterday morning
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Opthamologist can help you best.
Customer: got latex paint in my eye yesterday morning and haven't washed it out and it is red and feels tender
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello, is anyone going to respond to my eye question?
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

It will not do any permanent harm to your eye. But it irritates your eye. The latex paint is water based paint, it is easier to be washed out. So you should wash the eye. If you don't have any relief, you should go to the ER to have exam.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.