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What is the pathogen that causes pink eye (conjunctivitis)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Pink eye

Pink eye is conjunctivitis.
It can be caused by things like viruses (common cold), bacteria, allergies, foreign body in the eye & chemical exposures.

In brief: Pink eye

Pink eye is conjunctivitis.
It can be caused by things like viruses (common cold), bacteria, allergies, foreign body in the eye & chemical exposures.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Virus

There are a number of viruses that can cause pink eye.
Adenovirus is the most common one. Less commonly, conjunctivitis is caused by bacteria.

In brief: Virus

There are a number of viruses that can cause pink eye.
Adenovirus is the most common one. Less commonly, conjunctivitis is caused by bacteria.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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