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Will crying with contacts can cause an eye infection?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased.

In brief: No

Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased.

In brief: No

Contacts can increase risk of infection when oxygenation decreased.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: NO

The tears may make your eyes feel irritated and turn red but crying itself introduces no bacteria, fungi or viruses.
But chronic anxiety or depression may suppress your immune system and result in an outbreak of herpes simplex or zoster around the eye.

In brief: NO

The tears may make your eyes feel irritated and turn red but crying itself introduces no bacteria, fungi or viruses.
But chronic anxiety or depression may suppress your immune system and result in an outbreak of herpes simplex or zoster around the eye.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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