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Which is more common: viral or bacterial conjunctivitis?

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Dr. Hussain Elhalis
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Viral

is easily the most common and that is why antibiotics are rarely necessary for conjunctivitis.

In brief: Viral

is easily the most common and that is why antibiotics are rarely necessary for conjunctivitis.
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