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poked in the eye
This morning i accidently poked myself in my eye. My nail is quite long and im now in a lot of pain. opening my eye really hurts and it has just been streaming with tears for the last 2 hours. making it really hard to open every few minutes.

My other eye is very lazy and i can barely see out of it. is there anything i can do to help my eye as i work with computers.

Please help

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You need to see an ophthalmologist right away since you could have an abrasion that could easily get infected from a dirty fingernail.
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Your eye is just probably inflamed. It may take a while, but it will die down. Try putting an ice pack on it. If it persists, make sure your cornea/sclera is not damaged/scratched.
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