A 21-year-old member asked:
What is trachoma?
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Eye infection: Trachoma is caused by infection with the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. It frequently affects children, although the effects of scarring may not be seen until later in life. Trachoma is spread through direct contact with infected eye, nose, or throat secretions or by contact with contaminated objects, such as towels, etc.
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Cardiology 33 years experience
Infectious: Caused by chlamydia a bacteria that affects the eyes. It produces a irrited and rough surface of the eyelids. Rx by antibiotics.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What could cause a trachoma?
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Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
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