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Is eye infection communicable or noncommunicable?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Contagious eye

An "infection" is almost always contagious, infectious or communicable.
If you are referring to "pink eye" or conjunctivitis, yes, it is communicable. Other infections inside the eye may not be communicable.

In brief: Contagious eye

An "infection" is almost always contagious, infectious or communicable.
If you are referring to "pink eye" or conjunctivitis, yes, it is communicable. Other infections inside the eye may not be communicable.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

On the type and immune status.

In brief: Depends

On the type and immune status.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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