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Can You Get Herpes From A Toilet Seat
Can u get herpes from a toilet seat, touching a sink or other object that a infected person touched after touching their infection?
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
Can you get herpes from urine? I was at the movies & I didn't notice the urine on the seat I didn't sit but I think some may have gotten on my toilet paper when I went to wipe blood from my vagina since I was on my period. Can I get herpies like that? I'm
Definitely not: Herpes is sexually transmitted - so you can't get it from a toilet seat. The virus will die after leaving the other person's body, so you are at zero risk from this incident. Good though to talk to partner(s) about safe sex - that's the best way to avoid herpes and the other STDs that are out there. ...Read more
Someone who had gential herpes sat on a seat, can I get herpes from sitting on the same seat??????!?!?!?
No: Not a chance. Nearly 100% is skin-to-skin. Even underwear in direct contact to skin is very unlikely to transmit it. Exposure to air will kill it quickly (way faster than two people can get out/in a car.) Don't worry but avoid unprotected sex w/ an infected person - especially during an outbreak. Relax. ...Read more
Unlikely: well theoretically possible, it is exceedingly unlikely ...Read more
Can you catch genital herpes from a toilet seat? I don't believe you can but I'm not certain and I don't want to Google.
Used toilet after person with herpes did, probably 30 min later, am i at risk to catch it? How should seat be cleaned to kill virus?
Virtually no risk: Usual cleaning OK. Bleach especially effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
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