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Can viral pink eye be spread from the liquid in one eye to the other?
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yep!
Very contagious.

In brief: Yep!
Very contagious.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Virus can actually survive on surfaces outside the body for more than 72hours.
Dr. Steven Cohen
Internal Medicine - Allergy
In brief: Yes
Viral conjunctivitis can be very contagious and spread from eye to eye, or person to person.
Good hygiene is very important to stop the spread.

In brief: Yes
Viral conjunctivitis can be very contagious and spread from eye to eye, or person to person.
Good hygiene is very important to stop the spread.
Dr. Steven Cohen
Dr. Steven Cohen
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