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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink eye: Yes, pink eye is just a virus infecting the conjunctiva or outer layer of the eyeball. It can be very contagious and is spread like any other virus, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Quickly: Most viral types within 3-5 days of exposure. Bacterial usually in 1-2 days.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
A couple: A couple of days to a couple of weeks [it depends what's causing the pink eye]. Not all pink eye is caused by germs. Non-infectious pink eye can be ca ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: The eye surface is very good at resisting insult from bacteria if it is intact. Probably not a good thing to do this on a regular basis but one expos ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Did the person have clothes on or not? If not, fecal material could deposit on the pillow, if clothed, no worries.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Avoid foreign material in eye.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: You have got to be kidding i hope.
A member asked:
Dr. Emil Chynn
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Pink eye: Pink eye is viral bacterial or allergic conjunctivitis. You can get any one many times per year. The first you need an antibiotic for. The second is v ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Pink: Try some cold aritifical tears such as theratears. Apply every 1-2 hours in affected eye. Cold compresses may also help. Typical pinkeye may last 2 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Many are viral and..: Spread from person to person.

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