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A 20-year-old female 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.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No risk, no worry: 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.
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