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Sand in eyes, nose and mouth, irritated. What can be done?

my names greg and i live in hawaii im in the army .i went to the beach and got slammed around yesterday, probably got sand in my eyes cause i got sand in my nose and mouth too. my eye wasnt too irritated until late this evening and i used a q tip (i know not to but i felt something in there) and i got out a few grains of sand from the day before. while examining my lower eyelid i noticed a small black or dark spot that feels irritated, its deep within my lowereyelid hidden by my eye unless i pull hard on the eyelid so i can see it... it looks under the tissue what can it be?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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Dear user
Sand inside the eyes can cause foreign body sensation and irritation. It has to be removed otherwise it can cause corneal epithelial defect and secondary infection. You need to wash your eyes thoroughly, it will remove the loose sand matter from the eyes. The embedded sand matter needs removal. So please visit near by ophthalmologist for treatment.
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