A member asked:

My dog accidentally licked my eye. i felt it touch my eyeball. will this lead to vision-threatening diseases? so far, there is no redness and no pain.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

A dog's (or any other animal's) mouth is unlikely to have any germs that would cause any sort of eye infection. Don't worry about it.

Answered Dec 25, 2017



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