Conjunctivitis caused by bacteria or a virus, if treated properly, is usually resolved in 10 to 14 days. Avoid close contact with other persons until symptoms resolve.
Dr. Burt Dubow clarifies how long pink eye is contagious and when it's safe to
send your child back to school or day care.
Viral and bacterial pinkeye are contagious and spread very easily. Since most
pinkeye is caused by viruses for which there is usually no medical treatment, ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... Pinkeye that is contagious has an incubation period as long as 14 days. However
, most doctors do not think that pinkeye becomes contagious ...
Pink eye (conjunctivitis) generally remains contagious as long as your child is
experiencing tearing and matted eyes. Signs and symptoms of pink eye usually ...
... so as long as there is a discharge from the eye ... Allergic and irritant
conjunctivitis are not contagious.
Bacterial conjunctivitis is caused by infection of the eye with bacteria such as ...
up in 7–14 days without treatment and without any long-term consequences.
Sep 16, 2016 ... Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious, usually for 10-12 days from onset as long
as the eyes are red. Patients should avoid touching their eyes ...
The best physician to ask when it comes to questions about whether or not you
kid is contagious is your pediatrician. Pink eye is a common term used t.
Apr 25, 2016 ... Boy with eye infection Pink, itchy eyes? Pink eye – or conjunctivitis – is common
and spreads easily. It sometimes needs medical treatment, ...