A 21-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

how long can herpes survive outside on objects pets or house objects?

1 doctor answer
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?
Answered on Aug 29, 2013
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depending: On environment, such as moisture and temperature, few hours probably.
A 49-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
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: You do not get herpes from bath water. The virus will die very quickly in the bath and transmission is virtually always by direct contact.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: The herpes virus can survive outside the body anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. There is little risk of contracting herpes from a toilet sea ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month