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Is it possible to get eye herpes or other sexually transmitted disease from getting infected semen in your eye?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Although to my knowledge that study has never been performed.
It would seem likely that exposure of a mucous membrane such as the eye to infected semen could result in transmission of disease.

In brief: Yes

Although to my knowledge that study has never been performed.
It would seem likely that exposure of a mucous membrane such as the eye to infected semen could result in transmission of disease.
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Dr. Harold Ballitch
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...sort of

Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by skin to skin contact not from fluid transmission.
Passing these diseases in the way you describe is unlikely. Other diseases like gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are passed via fluid transmission from one person to another. Mucous membranes around the eye can become infected. In fact, chlamydia is a common cause of infant blindness acquired during delivery.

In brief: Yes...sort of

Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by skin to skin contact not from fluid transmission.
Passing these diseases in the way you describe is unlikely. Other diseases like gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are passed via fluid transmission from one person to another. Mucous membranes around the eye can become infected. In fact, chlamydia is a common cause of infant blindness acquired during delivery.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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