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Can I get crabs from a toilet seat?

Can I get crabs from a toilet seat?

Highly unlikely: Pubic lice are caught by sexual activity and do not live long off there host. Get treatment and be checked for other sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, non gonococcal urethritis. ...Read more

Crabs (Definition)

Crab lice is a colloquial term for pubic lice, or the infection of pubic hair by the louse parasite that feeds on human blood. The main symptom is itching. ...Read more


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Can you get scabies from a toilet seat?

Can you get scabies from a toilet seat?

Yes: Scabies is very contagious. It can spread through health care facilities quickly and anything that someone with scabies has touched needs to be cleaned before another person touches/uses it. ...Read more

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Can i get trichomonas from a toilet?

Can i get trichomonas from a toilet?

Probably not: The vast majority of infections are from direct sexual contact with an infected individual. The organism dies very quickly on cold surfaces and so the odds of contagion are extremely small. But finding trichomonas in men is very difficult on a routine test, so they need to be treated based on their partner's test. ...Read more

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Can a girl can get pregnant from a toilet seat?

Can a girl can get pregnant from a toilet seat?

No: Have never heard of anyone accidentally getting pregnant from a toilet seat, nor from any part of the bathroom, nor from any part of the house. ...Read more

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Can a male get trichimoniasis from a toilet seat?

Can a male get trichimoniasis from a toilet seat?

No: Usually there is some sort of misleading if you are told that an individual contacted an infection from a routine event. I would recommend evaluating your relationship. ...Read more

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Can I catch herpes from a toilet seat?

Can I catch herpes from a toilet seat?

Yes: The herpes virus can be transmitted from contact with a toilet seat that has been in contact with a an individual who has active herpes. ...Read more

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Can i contract hsv2 from a toilet seat?

Can i contract hsv2 from a toilet seat?

Not likely: The virus does not live long on a dry surface like a toilet seat. It is most commonly transferred from person to person. ...Read more

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Can you get UTI from toilet seat?

Can you get UTI from toilet seat?

No: You cannot get a UTI from a toilet seat. If you have symptoms of a uti, then you should be seen and treated. You cannot pick up an infection (including std's) from toilet seats. ...Read more

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Can you get genital herpes from a toilet seat?

It's very unlikely that you would get genital herpes from a toilet seat: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) spread by skin–to–skin contact. In most cases, the virus enters your body through mucous membranes — the type of skin found in your mouth, genitals or anus. The virus can also enter your body through skin that has tiny scrapes or tears. People can have genital herpes for years without knowing it. The virus can be spread even if an infected person has no genital sores. Because the virus dies quickly outside of the body, it's nearly impossible to get the infection through contact with toilets, towels or other objects used by an infected person. ...Read more

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Can you get STDs from toilet seats?

Can you get STDs from toilet seats?

Rare: By theory it is possible, but hightly unlikely. (example-someone with herpes for example has an open sore, sits on the toilet, then you sit on the toliet seat immediately after and have an open sore that happens to sit on the same area-possible to spread the infection). Most people are more aware of public hygiene and avoid this type of scenario though. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from a toilet seat with dried blood on it?

Can you get HIV from a toilet seat with dried blood on it?

Unlikely: Assuming you don't have any broken skin, it's unlikely for the virus to be transmitted. If the blood is dry, it's also unlikely the virus is still alive. While the situation you're describing sounds unpleasant, I doubt HIV transmission would occur. ...Read more

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Can I get HIV from a doorknob?

Can I get HIV from a doorknob?

No-: Passed through blood, saliva, or semen, HIV does not survive on dry surfaces for very long. Even if the knob has virus, it would still require a portal of entry like a cut in the skin, or touching mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from wiping a toilet seat with a cut on my finger. I had to wipe a toilet seat. My skin briefly touched the seat.

Can you get HIV from wiping a toilet seat with a cut on my finger.  I had to wipe a toilet seat. My skin briefly touched the seat.

HIV is hard to get: Nope. Not in any way. This common paranoia is just that. Hiv does not live outside of the human on inanimate objects. ...Read more

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Can I get seborrhea from train seat?

Can I get seborrhea from train seat?

No.: The cause of seborrhea isn't precisely known, but i feel very comfortable in saying that train seats are not even a candidate. ...Read more

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Can you get a kidney infection from a toliet seat?

Can you get a kidney infection from a toliet seat?

No: The bacteria that cause a UTI (e. Coli most common) generally gain access via the urethra (the tube that passes from the bladder to the outside) which does not come into contact with the toilet seat during normal voiding. ...Read more