Burnt inside corner of eye lid from melted plastic, suggest me remedy for it
my husband was cutting plastic, yesterday at 2pm, with a dremmel tool and a piece of melted plastic canted on his eye. the plastic stuck to his eye and he had to peel it off, peeling skin away with it. he still has pain where the burn is and it has already blistered and popped. there is a constant liquid oozing from the wound and it looks like it burnt really deep into his skin. my quesiton is, can he wait til morning to go to the doctor or does he need to go now? it's midnite and he wants to go to bed but i'm paranoid that he's gonna get an eye infection. i read that those can do a lot of damage really fast.
Hi.. If the wound in directly on the eye, get to the doctor immediately.. However a small burn over the eyelid would not cause major problems in a day.. He would need an topical antibiotics and that can wait till the morning...
he is having intial stages of infection. I would advise you to call your emergency number immediately. Also i would advise you to take a shot of tetanus toxoid with immunoglobulins if needed depending on the would if not taken before in last 5 years. I hope i have answered your query. Take care
Answered: Sat, 26 Nov 2011
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