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Can Diseases Be Transferred Through Getting Spit In Your Eye
Usually not: Saliva generally has a low concentration of truly dangerous pathogens. On the intact corneal and conjunctival surface you have antibodies which neutralize many pathogens. Getting blood splashed into the eye is a different story which can transmit HIV and hepatitis. Just wash your eye out and you should be ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get Hepatitis B from someone getting spittle/spit in your eye? I ask because I have red HBV can be passed through saliva.
If i spit in a sink on a toothpaste stain and a drop of water (maybe mixed with toothpaste used by another) cames back in my eye can I get any disease?
Can you get hiv if spit from another person accidentally flew into your eye? what if he had a cut in his mouth/gum disease? i could not wash my eyes
Anything: Any communicable disease would potentially be able to be transferred this way. Just like a sneeze. ...Read more
Technically, yes.: This is fairly unlikely because the healthy eye has a very effective immunological defense system. Nevertheless, a sufficient innoculum or breakdown in defenses could result in transmission of infection. The surface of the eye is a mucous membrane. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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My son has strep and he coughed and a little spit got in my eyes. Can i get strep in my eye. What are the symptoms that I should look out for.
I gota little spit in my eye and now my eye lid is puffy can I use drop's to get the swelling down?
Spit in eye: Wash your eyes copiously with cold water to get the irritant out. Apply antibiotic eye drops. Depending on the source of the spit consult your medical doctor. If the spit belonged to another person. For the allergic reaction of puffy eyelids you could use OTC viisine for red eyes till you see your doctor. Spit from a stranger could carry unwanted virus particles ...Read more
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