A member asked:

If a toy contaminated with genital warts or hpv virus. then you wash it with non-disinfection soap and warm water for 5 minutes, can the object still have hpv? the toy not in used at least 1 day?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

In this scenario chances are near 0 but not 0. Best is to avoid such use or thoroly sterilize it with a disinfectant

Answered 5/12/2023



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