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how long is pink eye contagious after you start ATB drops

By Anonymous January 9, 2012 - 4:32pm
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Pink eye or conjunctivitis remains contagious as long as the eye continues to tear and produce a discharge.

Some schools and child care facilities require that a child wait at least 24 hours after starting antibiotic drops or ointment treatment before returning.

Practice good hygiene, especially washing your hands well with soap and warm water after touching your eyes, to minimize spread of the disease.

Hope this answers your question,


January 9, 2012 - 6:43pm
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