A 20-year-old member asked:
Can stds be transmitted through urine?
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Pediatrics 22 years experience
NO: No, transmission of HIV through urine has never been established and is not a risk. Unless, there is significant amount of blood in the urine and you have significant exposure to the bloody urine for a period of time. Other STDs are also highly unlikely to be spread by urine and cannot be spread by toilet seats or other surfaces of fomites or surfaces.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2018
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