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Screen unresponsive after I accidentally dropped in toilet

One of my friends accidentally dropped my ipod touch in the toilet, and grabbed it back out immediately. I rebooted (home button and sleep button) it about 5 times and the locked screen came up, but my screen is totally unresponsive. It won't let me unlock it. Can you please help me?

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