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Can I get genital herpes from a razor?

Can I get genital herpes from a razor?

Possible,but rare: Herpes is a very contageous virus, so it is possible to get via sharing razors. In general you should never share razors since you can get many different bacterial infections from unsanitary use. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can you get herpes by useing the same razor?

Can you get herpes by useing the same razor?

Possibly: Never use someone else's razor and try to use a fresh disposable razor each time on yourself. In these ways you avoid transferring germs into your skin. ...Read more

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How long can herpes live on an electric razor and can you get it from on?

How long can herpes live on an electric razor and can you get it from on?

HerpesNotAlive Virus: just a snippet of DNA or RNA surrounded by protein shell, all constructed by the last cell which constructed & released new copies of the virus after cell took in the virus (a Trojan horse), unwrapped the protein & read the DNA or RNA, as if part of itself, resulting in the cell being diverted into a virus construction & shedding machine while dying in the process. To may issues to clearly define. ...Read more

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My friend has a cold sore on her lip and she touched the end of my razor, can I get herpes from this if I use it?

My friend has a cold sore on her lip and she touched the end of my razor, can I get herpes from this if I use it?

Unlikely: The herpes virus is spread by skin to skin contact. The virus can only survive outside the body (ie. on a razor blade) for seconds. Your chances are extremely low. ...Read more

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Can herpes be spread through razors ?

Can herpes be spread through razors ?

Conceivable: Not likely if you are washing the razors between uses, but this is certainly possible but unlikely. ...Read more

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Can i spread herpes using my razor?

Can i spread herpes using my razor?

Herpes simplex: Unlikely. Individuals who get herpes outbreaks most commonly have them occur in the same area of the initial site of infection. You can conceivably transmit it to others with immediate sharing of a razor, but not likely to spread to other areas in your own body. Bear in mind, however, that nothing is impossible. ...Read more

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Is herpes spread ne other way than sex? A person in my house recently found out she has herpes. Can it spread only by sex? Is it ok to share toilets razors and/or towels?

Genital : Genital and oral (mouth) herpes is spread by direct contact with the herpes virus (through intimate contact). In addition oral herpes can be spread by sharing the same glass. Cigarette, lipstick, etc. Spreading of the virus through inanimate objects such as towels or bed sheets is highly unlikely since the herpes virus can not live outside the body for very long. As far as razors are concerned, you should never share a razor with anyone due to the fact that blood may be present which presents many other risks. Take care. ...Read more

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Razor bumps vs herpes . How can you tell them apart especially when there on the guys balls ?

Razor bumps vs herpes . How can you tell them apart especially when there on the guys balls ?

See Below: Razor bumps should look like little red bumps. Herpes should look like a clear blister with a red base I have included a picture for your reference. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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