A 47-year-old female asked:
can you get a yeast infection in your eyes?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Cirino answered
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely but serious: Usually these types of infections would be after trauma/contacts(fungal keratitis) or w/underlying. Risk factor that would affect someone's immune status, e.g a Candidal blood stream infection (endophthalmitis) from a line infection. These are not things that usually occur without a risk factor. If it is just an area of redness along the lids or conjunctivitis, it would most likely be allergic.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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