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Can mold cause eye infections?

Is it possible to get eye infection from mold? If so, how can i prevent it?
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  • Lynn Sherrill


    Yes, it is possible for you to get eye infection from mold because of the invisible bacterium. You'd better prevent it from the clean use of eyes and good habit of lifestyle. You should eat more food with vitamin C to moisture the eyes. You should not eat the spicy food which will stimulate your eyes nerves.
  • crazyasswhatnow


    Well, yes, of course, mold can just cause eye infection in some degree. First, you need to know that exposure to mold can and does affect people differently. Generally speaking, mold can enter into the human body through several different pathways. For example, mold spores can enter into a person's sinuses and lungs through normal respiration or breathing in Mold contaminated buildings. And also, it can just get into the eyes, leading to some eye infections. At that time, your eyes will feel uncomfortable. So you need to be careful about mold in daily life. for example, you should just avoid to touch something with mold. and also, having good protection is also essential.
  • Mya


    Mold can cause infection of eyes. Mold or fungus can exist in the warm water and soil. In the world, there are nearly 50 kinds of mold that are harmful to people's health. Infected by mold, people may get pink eyes or keratitis. Usually, mold is protected by peplos, so it is not easy to be killed. Once people's eyes are infected by mold, it will reproduce rapidly and grow in deep eye tissues. Then people will feel hurt and sore in the eyes. To prevent infection from mold, people should keep their house dry, clean and usually sundry quilts and clothes. By the way, people should keep their hands clean and do not rub eyes as well, which is the basic common sense of protecting their eyes.