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My brother has been with red eye and then he got to the right eye so he was.Fine and then he got to the left and. Its back to the right?

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Red Eye

Pink eye is often viral in origin.
It may spread from one eye to the other, and even spread back to the first eye. Most cases of pink eye are self-limited, lasting from 2 to 4 weeks. During that time, cold compresses and artificial tears may be soothing. Do not share towels or pillows and keep surfaces like doorknobs cleaned with lysol wipes to prevent transmission.

In brief: Red Eye

Pink eye is often viral in origin.
It may spread from one eye to the other, and even spread back to the first eye. Most cases of pink eye are self-limited, lasting from 2 to 4 weeks. During that time, cold compresses and artificial tears may be soothing. Do not share towels or pillows and keep surfaces like doorknobs cleaned with lysol wipes to prevent transmission.
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
see your primary care doctor if the problem persists.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology

In brief: Contagious

Can easily spread from eye to eye or person to person.

In brief: Contagious

Can easily spread from eye to eye or person to person.
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