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how can i prevent others from getting my pinkeye?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Handwashing: The best approach is to stay away from other people. If that's not possible, avoid touching them, keep your hands away from your face, and wash your hands frequently.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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