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Should I worry if someone who i'm unsure of their health status spit and I felt it hit my eye?

Should I worry if someone who i'm unsure of their health status spit and I felt it hit my eye?

No: Unless you start having other symptoms like redness, pain, decreased vision, discharge, etc. Then shouldn't worry much. ...Read more

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A black eye from hit. Bleed a bit from nose then stop. eye has small red on the white back on the side. mucus/saliva with small blood in mouth Spit.er?

A black eye from hit. Bleed a bit from nose then stop. eye has small red on the white back on the side. mucus/saliva with small blood in mouth Spit.er?

Need an eye exam. : It's prudent that you get examined by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. The small red spot that you are describing sounds like a sub conjunctival hemorrhage which is due to a blood vessel that was damaged under the white membrane of the eye. In itself it's not dangerous but trauma to the eye may be associated with glaucoma, retinal tear, blood in the anterior chamber known as hyphema, etc. ...Read more

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Can diseases be transferred through getting spit in your eye?

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 more

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Can I catch strep from someone who has tested positive and spit in my eyes?

Can I catch strep from someone who has tested positive and spit in my eyes?

Strep: If the person is not under treatment for strep you can become infected ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to catch diseases from a lil spit getting in your eye?

Is it possible for you to catch diseases from a lil spit getting in your eye?

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 more

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Spit in eye dangerous?

Spit in eye dangerous?

Saliva in eye: Saliva usually has a low concentration of truly dangerous pathogens. Natural antibodies on the intact corneal and conjunctival surface neutralize many pathogens. Blood splashed into the eye, though, is a concern, as HIV and hepatitis can be transmitted. Any time you get any foreign substance in your eye, wash it out with water asap. If redness or pain ensue, see your eyemd. ...Read more

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What disease illness can you get from getting spit in your eyes?

What disease illness can you get from getting spit in your eyes?

Anything: Any communicable disease would potentially be able to be transferred this way. Just like a sneeze. ...Read more

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What to do if someone spits in my eye?

What to do if someone spits in my eye?

Rinse the eye with: Saline or tap water. Watch and see over the next few days for any redness. If your vision is blurred or if the eye turns red, see your eye md. ...Read more

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My baby got spit up on her eye. Will it cause damage since it's acidic? Tried to wash it out after.

My baby got spit up on her eye. Will it cause damage since it's acidic? Tried to wash it out after.

Saliva: Why do you think Saliva is acidic? Saliva is neutral ph between 6.5-7.5. Babies get spit in their eyes all the time. Its perfectly normal. Please talk to experienced adult parents around you for parenting support. ...Read more

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