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Can you get herpes from urine

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
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 member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
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
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Obstetrics & Gynecology 48 years experience
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
No likely. Recommend cleaning seat-especially if it is in the dark.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 years experience
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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
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
Family Medicine 20 years experience
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Your concern about herpes makes sense. This symptom suggests you have an ulcer (open sore) at that spot, and herpes is the most common cause of genita... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
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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