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Fremont, CA
A 33-year-old male asked:

What if newborn infant boy pees into his eyes? does he need any medicine to prevent infection? thanks!

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roger Novack
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
Little risk. : Unless he has a urinary tract infection, urine is sterile and essentially poses little risk. I’d gently irrigate his eyes with an artificial tear or eye wash. Generally, don’t worry.
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