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Burning in the eyes after exposure to bleach. Swollen eye. What to do?

My mother got a clump of bleach in here eye early today from hair dye bleach she instantly rinsed her eye but its still burning and she's haveing trouble opening her eye without pain and also her eye kid is irritated and swollen a little very nervous for her what should she do for the night till she can see dr in the am.
Tue, 4 Jun 2013
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Hi,
Bleach has got ammonia and it is known to an irritant.
Plz was ur eyes about 15 to 20 times to remove the irritant.also a cold compress would help.
U will need to consult an eye specialist for eye drops and anti inflammatory agents.byeee
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