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    Something in eye?
    An_248273 posted:
    I feel like there's a hair poking my eye, but cannot find anything at all or wash anything out...any suggestions?
    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:

    It's now a few days later and I'm wondering if this issue has gone away for you or if it continues?
    Alan M Kozarsky, MD responded:
    You are experiencing what we call foreign body sensation.

    It may be caused by a something in your eye such as a small flake of metal. Alternatively, dryness and a small corneal abrasion can produce the same symptom. Or you could have a stye or an misdirected eyelash or.......

    If you have used some artificial tears (found over the counter in the drug store) and a day or two has passed with no relief, it's time to see an eye doctor.

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