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my bf's brother is gay.we don't know if his bf has stds but if he does and it's transmitted to his brother would my bf get i2 if using same toilet?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Absolutely no risk: HIV and STDs are only transmitted by sex or blood. Nobody in the same house of someone with HIV, syphilis, herpes, HPV or other STDs -- sharing bathrooms, kitchens, etc -- ever is infected unless they also are sex partners or share injection equipment with the infected person. Profile says you're male and have a bf. If so, there's your only HIV/STD risk. Be safe and get tested from time to time.

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