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how long does the hiv virus live on toilet paper

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Few seconds/till dr: Herpes virus can not survive outside the body for more than few seconds.And HIV also does not last long, only until the body fluid dries up on toilet ... Read More

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown how long: In real life, people do not catch HIV from toilet paper, toilet seats, or any other part of a bathroom. There is quite complete information at the Can ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Paranoia: We have had the HIV epidemic now for over thirty years. Never once has any official or medical professional announced that one can get HIV from touchi ... Read More
Dr. Kathryn Ko
34 years experience Neurosurgery
No: wash hands thoroughly as always.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk: HIV dies with drying. Nobody has ever been known to be infected by such an exposure and you won't be the first. No worries and no need for testing.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
From yourself?: Do you believe you can get an infection from yourself? From the accident you had? Do you really believe that HIV lives on surfaces and can infect t ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many things possible: But, in real life, people do not catch HIV from toilet paper, toilet seats, or any other part of a bathroom. The infections that a person can catch in ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voran
33 years experience Family Medicine
More like hemorrhoid: Not very likely. Toilet paper, fresh from a roll, is pretty clean. Blood on the toilet paper after you’ve wiped is most likely coming from either yo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Please get help: This must be the thirtiest unrealistic scenario showing a pathological fear of contracting HIV / hepatitis c. Others have involved "blood on a key" an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: HIV and other blood borne viruses are never caught from exposure in a contaminated environment. There has never been a proved or even suspected case f ... Read More
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