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How long after being exposed to pink eye do I get symptoms?

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Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology
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In brief: .

Tyically 24-48 hours for bacterial conjunctivitis and up to a week for viral.

In brief: .

Tyically 24-48 hours for bacterial conjunctivitis and up to a week for viral.
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Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology

In brief: 1-3 days

The incubation period for most forms of viral conjunctivitis is between 12 and 72 hours.

In brief: 1-3 days

The incubation period for most forms of viral conjunctivitis is between 12 and 72 hours.
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