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I have recently had conjunctivitis while wearing my contact lenses, should I buy a new pair?

Answer: 

There are three main causes of conjunctivitis - viral, bacterial and allergic - so without knowing what type you've had it's hard to determine whether or not you need a new pair of contact lenses.

However, if you've been cleaning and disinfecting your lenses correctly and you replace your lens case, you should be safe from re-infection.

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