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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: It does not matter. This is not how someone is infected with herpes. Why are you asking this impossible question?
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
ANSWER: Herpes viruses last for 4 hours on plastic 3 hours on cloth and two hours on the skin..I would use 4 hours as a "safe" time...BTW your ROOM MATE IS A ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Not long: On most surfaces, maximum survival is measured in a matter of seconds. It may be prolonged on warm, wet surfaces, but it still remains a very delicat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: No.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Near zero: This irrational fear is just not real. People don't just get herpes this way.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Hsv virus is easily inactivated by exposure to ph <4, temperatures >56°c for 30 min, pasteurization (60°c for 10 h), and microwave heating for 4 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No risk: Unlikely. This is not how people contract herpes.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk at all: Herpes is not transmitted by such contact, only by direct personal contact like kissing and sex. Don't worry about it.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Asked and answered : No. You have already been taught this. Also herpes is never transmitted from skin not infected. Herpes viral shedding has ZERO correlation to when one ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No you can not: No you can not get herpes from toilet or by using public bathroom.
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