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I got herbatint hair color in the eye earlier this evening

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I got herbatint hair color in the eye earlier this evening and now it swollen and red and feels like my apple is being cut with the knife. ITs very late should I go to the ER or try to wash it with something at home. Its amonia free color but they are still using something to open the hair and they use something instead amonia that is also strong. I have very very bad pain.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eye itchy?
Customer: itchy and feels like something is cuttng through it.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DoctorAnil replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I’d be happy to assist you.

Well as you have bad eye pain and swelling so you should see a doctor at ER.

Usually initial treatment requires flushing with cool water,OTC Systane and Zaditor eye drops,Motrin,Zyrtec for symptomatic relief.

However your symptoms are severe and it can be chemical injury to your eye so I wouldn't recommend to wait and visit ER.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
It’s my pleasure to continue this conversation until you satisfy.
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Expert:  DoctorAnil replied 1 year ago.

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