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can you get herpes from urine

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Anything is possible, but herpes genetalis is a sexually transmitted disease and usually requires direct contact skin to skin. It can of course be tr ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Definitely not: Herpes is sexually transmitted - so you can't get it from a toilet seat. The virus will die after leaving the other person's body, so you are at zero ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Little or no risk: Urine inhibits many bacteria and viruses; and even if your partner had an active genital herpes outbreak, both dilution and the uribe's anti-viral pop ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Herpes is spread by direct contact with the lesion on an infected person. It is not passed through the urine. There may be recorded instances of tran ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Unlikely: Some viruses, such as the ones that cause herpes and genital warts, can be transmitted through skin to skin contact. There is no transmission of STDs ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
31 years experience Dentistry
Not Specific enough: "Oral Infection" can mean lots of things. Infections in the mouth are caused by bacteria, fungus (thrush), Viruses (herpes, etc.) . You need to be mor ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Transfer of HSV infection to another part of the body (auto-inoculation) sometimes occurs during the first few weeks after catching the virus. Once so ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes: That sounds very unlikely. Herpes can spread fairly easily through contact with body fluids. When in doubt, a blood test can confirm or exclude herpe ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
History and physical: Urinalysis is worthless as a diagnostic tool, the herpes 2 bloodwork is infamous unreliable, and examination between outbreaks is not helpful. You mi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: Herpes isn't transmitted so easily. Usually the virus has to be massaged into exposed tissues, which is why initial genital herpes usually involv ... Read More
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