Eye Tuberculosis

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 03/20/2017 - 18:57
Country
South Africa
Age
17
Gender
Female
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No

Question

 

 

Hi

If someone with untreated lung Tuberculosis coughs 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.

 

 

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