A 34-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me in saline solution right after, do you think i could have contracted eye acanthamoeba keratitis or a bacterial infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please clarify: Don't understand what you are asking. Can clarify and re-ask.
Answered on May 14, 2015

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