A 18-year-old male asked:
can you get presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome from being accidentally spat in the eye by someone who has the histoplasmosis lung infection?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Kenneth Horlander answered
49 years experience Pulmonology
Histoplasmosis: Is it possible - yes. But it isn't likely. I don't think anyone would do any special tests unless you start having some visual disturbance - and in that case you could see an ophthalmologist.
Answered on Nov 14, 2013
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