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How will having conjunctivitis mess up my health later in life?
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In brief: It wont
Conjunctivitis is usually a self limited illness.
It can be treated with antibiotic eye drops.

In brief: It wont
Conjunctivitis is usually a self limited illness.
It can be treated with antibiotic eye drops.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Not at all
Conjunctivitis is an acute infection of the lining over the whites of the eyes.
When it runs its course it is cured with no residual problems. It will not "mess up your health later in life".

In brief: Not at all
Conjunctivitis is an acute infection of the lining over the whites of the eyes.
When it runs its course it is cured with no residual problems. It will not "mess up your health later in life".
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Should not Unless...
... You are unlucky enough to have some more dangerous infections such as gonnorhea or herpes infections of the eyes, which may cause permanant damage.
See your doctor.

In brief: Should not Unless...
... You are unlucky enough to have some more dangerous infections such as gonnorhea or herpes infections of the eyes, which may cause permanant damage.
See your doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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