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Is bacterial conjunctivitis more contagious than viral conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Deborah Distefano
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Conjunctivitis

No, viral conjunctivitis is more contagious than bacterial conjunctivitis.
Bacterial conjunctivitis tends not to be contagious unless the surface of the eye is damaged.

In brief: Conjunctivitis

No, viral conjunctivitis is more contagious than bacterial conjunctivitis.
Bacterial conjunctivitis tends not to be contagious unless the surface of the eye is damaged.
Dr. Deborah Distefano
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