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I had pink eye about 3 months ago, got it while i was in assisted living. Now in nursing home. Is risk higher or lower?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Depends: "pink eye" or viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious. It is spread by hand-eye contamination. Good hand hygiene is he best prevention no matter what the environment.
Answered on Nov 16, 2012
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Good hand hygiene is the best prevention
Oct 26, 2012

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