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Wild mouse blood exposure

I was using a weed wacker today at work, cutting some longer grass, when i hit a mouse. I realised that i had gotten a drop of it's blood in my eye and rushed to the nearest eyewash station where i rinsed my eye for about 2 minutes. should i consult a doctor or would it be a waste of time?

Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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Eyes (conjunctiva) can one of the routes for absorption. Did you have any complaints following that.

If yes, then please consult ophthalmologic specialist.
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better to consult a doctor. never heard of such a thing happening. but its your eyesight man, why take risk. the world is beautiful, enjoy it, dont loose eyesight.

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