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Can you catch pink eye from fecal matter?
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Bacterial infection
You could certainly get a bacterial conjunctivitis from such an exposure.
Classic pink eye is a virus. I runs a course and only symptomatic treatment is required. A bacterial infection will usually have more severe and purulent discharge and can require an antibiotic for treatment.

In brief: Bacterial infection
You could certainly get a bacterial conjunctivitis from such an exposure.
Classic pink eye is a virus. I runs a course and only symptomatic treatment is required. A bacterial infection will usually have more severe and purulent discharge and can require an antibiotic for treatment.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
In brief: Possibly
With fecal matter contact to the hands/eye, it is possible to cause pink eye.
See an eye doctor.

In brief: Possibly
With fecal matter contact to the hands/eye, it is possible to cause pink eye.
See an eye doctor.
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