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À Pereybère : un cadavre retrouvé dans une BMW
02
Mar
                                      Le corps sans vie d'Azhad Kodabux, 34 ans, a été retrouvé...
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Une adolescente de 15 ans dit être enceinte de 4 mois de son père biologique
26
Feb
Une sordide affaire qui fait grand bruit dans un village du nord. Une mineure de 15 ans qui...
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Violent incendie dans une station-service à Port-Mathurin
23
Feb
Une détonation suive d'une épaisse fumée noire. Un incendie a éclaté dans une station-service à...
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Arrêté sous une accusation de trafic d’enfants : Le ressortissant français crie au complot
23
Feb
Il est considéré comme un des principaux protagonistes dans le réseau de trafic d'enfants dans...
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Agression contre des policiers : Couteau en main, il menace de tuer un flic et sa famille
23
Feb
Il l'a échappé belle. Jeudi soir, un policier et sa famille ont failli être sauvagement agressés...
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Style

How to Get a High-Fashion Fishtail Braid?
28
Jun
From a rage to a sensation, Fishtails have become a stylist’s favourite. Whether perfectly neat...
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What To Do When Your Clothes Don’t Fit?
14
Jun
We are all guilty of buying clothes that don’t fit. You know, those times when you say ‘I’ll be...
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9 Tips for Applying Liquid Foundation
19
Aug
People have been applying cosmetics to enhance the skin for millennia, but the earliest bases...
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How to Treat Oily Skin: 10 Ways to Improve Your Skin Complexion
29
Sep
#1 Back Away from the SinkWhen you're battling with oily skin, it can be hugely tempting to wash...
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Clothing to slim your figure
18
Nov
Choose clothing to slim your figure with this easy-to-use guide and get a svelter, shapelier...
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A Guide To Contemporary Men’s Trouser Lengths
16
Jan
The Secrets Of The Trouser Hem There are few things more important in menswear than fit. Regular...
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Top 10 Makeup Tips That Will Make Your Mornings Easier
26
Aug
Stuck between sleep and looking beautiful? You are not alone!Whether you are late for the day or...
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Don’t wear make up when
31
Oct
Give your long suffering face a break! There are times when you should keep your tubes and...
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10 Denim Looks We Love
15
Sep
A silky button-down and strappy heels with a pair of boyfriend jeans is relaxed yet professional.
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15 Things to Not Do While Wearing a Sari
22
Sep
A sari is one garment that makes everyone look elegant,right? Well, unfortunately if you don't...
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How to Get Sand Out of Your Eye
Monday, 09 April 2012 12:03

Sand in the eye can be a painful experience that may lead to scratches on the eye (corneal abrasions) or an eye infection. A windy day or a sand-throwing incident at the beach can lead to sand in the eyes, and properly administering first aid is essential in order to lessen the chance of a serious eye injury or infection. When a foreign object enters the eye, profuse tearing results. Proper first aid for sand in the eye involves mimicking the natural tearing process by flushing the affected eye(s).

sand-out-eyeInstructions

1 Wash your hands using antibacterial soap. Clean the inside of an eye cup or a plain drinking cup using antibacterial soap. Rinse very thoroughly to remove all traces of the soap.

2 Fill the eye cup (or drinking cup) to the brim with room-temperature water. Bottled water is ideal, but if this is not available, allow the tap to run for a full minute before filling the cup (to avoid using water containing particles as a result of sitting in the pipes for an extended period of time).

3 Place the water-filled cup on a flat surface. Lower your face over the cup, immersing your affected eye inside the water.

4 Blink your eye while it's immersed in the water to help flush away the sand particles. It usually takes 10 to 20 seconds of flushing to remove all sand particles, but you may flush the eyes for up to 15 minutes.

5 Monitor for signs of eye infection for 48 hours after the sand is removed from your eyes. Any time a foreign object comes in contact with the eyes, there is a chance that an infection will develop. Signs of an infection include redness, swelling, pain/discomfort and eye discharge.

Tips & Warnings

Ideally, a second person should perform steps 1 through 3, as the victim may be in extreme discomfort, particularly if both eyes are affected.

If a clean cup is not available, tip your head back and pour water over the affected eye(s). Try to avoid blinking during the first few seconds of flushing.

If water is not available, then eye drops can be used to aid in eye flushing.

If water is unavailable, then allow the eye to tear. Although this will lead to discomfort for a longer period of time, the sand will be flushed out of the eye. The chances of a corneal abrasion are much higher if water is not available to flush the victim's eyes.

If eye flushing does not remove a foreign object, seek emergency medical attention. In addition, a person with a corneal abrasion may feel like there's an object in the eye, so a medical exam is essential to determine the true nature of the situation.

Resist the urge to rub your eyes. You may inadvertently draw the sand across the eye's surface, leading to scratches on the eye's surface, or corneal abrasions.

If, after flushing, it still feels like there is a foreign object in your eye (i.e. you still experience the urge to blink and your eye continues tearing), it's possible you may have suffered a corneal abrasion. Keep the eye closed, apply an eye patch (if available) and seek immediate medical attention.

Source: eHow.com

 

How To

Quick and Easy Brownies
12
Aug
Ingredients:2 cups white sugar
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Kebabs with a Healthy Twist
08
Apr
These chicken kebabs are different from the ones you’re usually used to because of everyone’s...
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Apple Chicken Quesadilla
23
Jan
 Ingredients 4 Flour tortillas (approximately 8-inches wide)1 cup cooked, shredded or chopped,...
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Mauritian Chana Puri
15
Jan
 (Photo Courtesy: Sharmeen Jamaloodeen)Ingredients:  For the batter:1 and half cup all-purpose...
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Homemade Coconut Ice Cream
09
Jan
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Chicken Rice Casserole with Veggies
09
Sep
Ingredients 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)1 tablespoon canola oil3/4...
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How to Treat New Sod
10
Apr
Taking a lawn from patchy crabgrass and weeds to a luxurious, green carpet takes an investment...
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10 Steps to getting your child to stay in their own bed
31
Oct
There are as many reasons why kids won't stay in their beds as there are kids themselves....
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Daube de Boeuf Provencal Recipe
26
Dec
 Ingredients  1 3-inch cinnamon stick2 strips of orange zest, each about 2 1/2 inches long and...
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Surprising Uses for Rice
03
Jun
Rice isn’t just for dinner! This staple is a multi-purpose wonder: it keeps your feet warm, it...
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Health

Home Remedies- Asthma
02
Sep
In asthma, there is a widespread airways obstruction, which leads to coughing, wheezing,...
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Cancer de l’ovaire : un nouveau moyen de dépistage prometteur
27
Aug
Les tumeurs aux ovaires sont difficiles à détecter au début de leur apparition. Parfois le...
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How to Be Happy After a Breakup
24
Aug
When everything is wrong and you just want to cry all night, that's when you know you need to...
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Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps
21
Jan
Women who started smoking at a young age may be at increased risk for chronic, severe menstrual...
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Excessive Exercise Cause Infertility?
23
May
A new Danish study looked at 3,600 women who were trying to get pregnant, grouped them by BMI,...
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14 Foods That Make You Look Older
30
Jan
 Age-accelerating foods by Kiera Aaron There's a reason why your skin feels a little off after a...
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How to Improve Your Posture
18
Sep
Are you suffering from a bad backache? Experts point out that the problem of lower back pain is...
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Women's Health: Early Signs of Menopause
17
Sep
Menopause is that part of a woman's life that marks the time when her menstruation stops and she...
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8 Essential Nutrients for a Better Night’s Sleep
16
Dec
Did you know that certain nutrients can help you sleep better at night and be more productive...
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15 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Avocados
19
Aug
Many of us do not have to be "sold" on the benefits of avocados—their silky texture and...
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