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Can pink eye spread in a swimming pool?

Pink eyes sound awful because it is painful and contagious. I often go to swim. So, i wonder if pink eye spreads through a swimming pool.
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  • Miranda hall


    It is possible for you to get pink eye that you swim in a swimming pool. Pink eye is most commonly due to an infection, especially virals and bacterias. Many people will swim in the same pool and the water in swim pool is so dirty. There are many virals and becterias which are living in it. If your eyes have been injured before, then you'd not go swimming, or further infection or injury may make your conditions more worse. My brother-in-law tole me that pink eye will spread in a swimming pool indeed.
  • emptybot


    Well, in my opinion, pink eye can spread through swimming pool. As we know that a contagious ailment like pink eye is caused by inflammation of blood vessels. Often termed as conjunctivitis, the infection affects the eyes through allergens, bacteria or viruses. So when you have swimming in the pool, and it can be possible to get pink eyes, for it is contagious. There are several things you can do to speed up the healing process of pink eyes fast. For example, you can put some ice on your eyes and change it frequently and in that way, you don't always have to use medication to alleviate the problem. Anyway, just be careful when you go to swim.
  • Gabriella


    Yes, the pink eyes are contagious which could be spread in the swimming pool. Thus, when you swim in the pool, you'd better wear the swimming goggles to protect the health of your eyes. You should wash the eyes after the swimming to clean your eyes. If you get the pink eyes, you should avoid getting into the public places like the swimming pool.