Eye Tuberculosis

  • Country:

    South Africa

  • Age:

    17

  • Gender:

    Female

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    No

  • Do you use any eye drops:

    No

  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    No

  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    No

 

Question

 

 

 

Hi

If soneone with untreated  lung Tuberculosis coughes into your eye and you can feel the microbe get into your eye can you get eye Tuberculosis.

Thanks

 

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your Question

Tuberculosis is an airborne disease that transmit through breath. I don't think that is can transmit through skin contact or eye.

 

Web Eye Clinic
 



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