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How long do stds live outside body? I stayed in hotel and cleaned self with towel that had unknown stain on it and am unsure what it could have been.

How long do stds live outside body? I stayed in hotel and cleaned self with towel that had unknown stain on it and am unsure what it could have been.

No risk at all: There is absolutely no risk of STD from this sort of event. The STD bacteria and viruses evolved to require the intimate contact of sex for transmission. Nobody ever gets STDs from contaminated towels, clothing, or bathrooms. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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For how long can herpes simplex 1 live outside body?

For how long can herpes simplex 1 live outside body?

Herpes Virus: The herpes virus does not survive outside the body for more than about 10 seconds. ...Read more

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How long does hepatitis live outside the body?

How long does hepatitis live outside the body?

Ranges: This ranges from 16hrs to 7 days depending on which type (A, B, C) of hepatitis ...Read more

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Can yeast live outside the body?

Can yeast live outside the body?

Absolutely Routinely: In most of their habitats, e.g. ferment grapes into wine, grains into beer, flour into yeast risen dough, etc. Study: https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=yeast, including the images & shopping links and: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Yeast for an overview. Penicillin & statin medications, along with many others, were discovered as byproducts of yeast/fungus cellular living organisms. ...Read more

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How long do HPV 1 and 4 live outside the body?

Still...: Hpv particles are here and there around in their waiting mode with no living activity. Their action to replicate begins when they attach to right receptors on the surface of host cells so to enter host cells where they start hijacking host cells to replicate, resulting in making host cells sick and dead if.... So, they have no life outside the body, but waiting and in its latency. ...Read more

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How long does HIV live outside the body? I heard a couple seconds.

It varies.: In certain conditions, the virus can survive outside the body for several weeks (such as inside a syringe). Survival depends on which body fluid it is in, volume of the body fluid, concentration of the virus within it, temperature, acidity, and exposure to sunlight and humidity. Hiv transmission has not been reported as a consequence of contact with spillages of blood, semen or other body fluids. ...Read more

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How long does HIV live outside the body? Does the fluid need to be dry or can it die before it dries?

HIV is hard to catch: HIV is never contracted by touching it through the skin. It is not caught from inanimate objects. It is not caught from "outside of the body". ...Read more

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How long does hiv live outside the body? Wet and dry blood. Thanks

How long does hiv live outside the body? Wet and dry blood. Thanks

Doesn't matter: The concern in questions like this, whether or not stated directly, is that HIV transmission might occur from contaminated environments or objects. But there are no such infections. The busiest HIV/AIDS clinics never have patients without traditional risk factors. That said, HIV is dead once blood dries, and probably survives idefinitiely if it remains wet. But it doesn't matter. ...Read more

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How long can hepatitis C live outside the body?

How long can hepatitis C live outside the body?

Up to 4 days approx: The hepatitis viruses are hardy, and one can survive longer than the other. Generally speaking hep c can survive up to 4 days and in room temp, usually less than a day. ...Read more

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How long can a hepatitis virus live outside a body?

How long can a hepatitis virus live outside a body?

Days: It is thought hepatitis b can survive about a week outside the body and hepatitis C 1-4 days. The viruses can live longer in wet/fluid environments. ...Read more

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How long does HIV live outside the body? Does heat kill it faster?

How long does HIV live outside the body? Does heat kill it faster?

HIV dies right away: HIV cannot live outside of the body -which is a very good thing. So if you're worried about an 'exposure' at least this is in your favor. It's always good to practice safe sex though-esp. In this modern age. I see many young people not paying attention to their own safety-and sadly a number of new cases are occurring. Most of these are in gay young men in their 20s. Be safe. Check with a doc if Qs ...Read more

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How long can infectious diseases live outside the body if in a needle?

How long can infectious diseases live outside the body if in a needle?

Likely not long.: In order to get infected this way, the disease would likely have been in some fluid that would be injected in the body quite rapidly, and at that time contaminate the needle. The needle would not be used again but discarded. Most needles are disposable now so they should be sterile before use. If in a needle, the disease would only live likely <1-20 min. As germs don't live long on metals, etc. ...Read more

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How long does hep c live outside the body? And can it jump from one object to another?

How long does hep c live outside the body? And can it jump from one object to another?

Very briefly: Hep c will survive only as long as there are living cells present. Heat, cold, time, and other adverse conditions will all destroy it. It may survive in tissues, blood, or other body fluids as long as they are kept warm or are preserved for reinfusion to others like blood transfusions. It is not generally transmitted through inanimate objects. ...Read more

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Are crusted scabies able to live outside the body: in a room where the effected person sleeps?

Are crusted scabies able to live outside the body: in a room where the effected person sleeps?

Yes: Scabies mites can survive outside the human body for between 24 and 36 hours. You can become infected by coming into contact with contaminated clothes, or bed linens during this time frame. ...Read more

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How long HIV does live outside the body? If it is a tiny or little more amount of fluid? How long it takes the virus to die in a fluid wet or dry?

How long HIV does live outside the body? If it is a tiny or little more amount of fluid? How long it takes the virus to die in a fluid wet or dry?

Why: It doesn't survive. But that doesn't matter. Hiv is not caught by touching it or the fluid it may be living in. That is very well understood. What is your specific concern? ...Read more

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How long can wart virus live outside the body?

How long can wart virus live outside the body?

Generally do not: Live or proliferate out side the body, possible may stay dormant for long time like any other virus. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live outside the body? Is soap and water enough to get rid of them?

A few hours: Outside the body, sperm will not last more than a few hours maximum. As long as they are not in your vagina, cleaning off ejaculate with soap and water is a fine practice. ...Read more

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Can the bacteria which cause septic shock live outside the body? Or can the septic shock be a result of deliberate poisoning?

Can the bacteria which cause septic shock live outside the body? Or can the septic shock be a result of deliberate poisoning?

Yes and yes but...: Septic shock is the body's response to severe infection. It can be caused my many different types of bacteria and infections such as pneumonia, kidney infections, or abdominal infections. While septic shock could be induced deliberately, it would not be easy to do especially in an otherwise healthy person. ...Read more

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How long does neisseria gonorrhea live outside the body? From the information that is available I can find no published papers to say what the lifespan of neissria gonorrhea can survive. The information says it can't survive for long. How long? The discha

How long does neisseria gonorrhea live outside the body? From the information that is available I can find no published papers to say what the lifespan of neissria gonorrhea can survive. The information says it can't survive for long. How long? The discha

No risk, no worry: Probably only a few minutes, i.e. when the infected fluid dries. But it doesn't matter, really. Gonorrhea and other STDs are never caught from a contaminated environment. There is no risk from sharing toilets, towels, clothing, or touching contaminated surfaces. Use common sense hygiene but otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more

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How long can the hepatitis b virus live outside the body?

How long can the hepatitis b virus live outside the body?

1 week or longer: Hepatitis b virus can survive in the environment for 1 week or longer but is inactivated by disinfectants including household bleach. ...Read more

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How much time the sperm can live outside the body and if a boy like to cum on his girl panty will she get pregnant if she wore the same panty?

How much time the sperm can live outside the body and if a boy like to cum on his girl panty will she get pregnant if she wore the same panty?

How to get pregnant?: This is not how to get pregnant. Sperm do not survive in air. The sperm has to be inside of the vagina while a girl is ovulating. Let this experience teach you that you must and can know what ovulation is and how to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live outside the body if not ejac. Into a woman? The condom was removed, but I was wondering the remaining sperm on the penis.

How long does sperm live outside the body if not ejac. Into a woman? The condom was removed, but I was wondering the remaining sperm on the penis.

Not long: Sperm don't live in the air, on clothes, or on other items. Their natural habitat is warm, fresh semen... not on household objects. Therefore, fresh semen on hands, penises, condoms, etc., that is quickly put into a vagina can still lead to pregnancy. Realize that scientists are not spending time testing how likely or unlikely pregnancy would be in such situations. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live outside the body? Such as foreskin or glans penis.

How long does sperm live outside the body? Such as foreskin or glans penis.

Depends: Upon where they are and how hospitable the conditions are. Inside the body, they can last for several days. Outside the body only minutes to hours depending upon how much hydration they're surrounded by.. ...Read more

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How long does human herpes 8 virus, the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?

How long does human herpes 8 virus, the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?

It doesn't really: Very long on inanimate objects. The virus "dies" outside a living tissue. If it lived for very long virtually everyone would have it. We all would have picked up on the door handle of our local Starbucks. ...Read more

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How long do stomach bug germs live outside the body?

How long do stomach bug germs live outside the body?

Most > 24hr: The enteroviruses (gut viruses) are a diverse group known to cause a variety of GI disturbances. They are easily passed in the saliva during the early stages of the illness & end up on door handles & banisters & other objects where they pass to the next victim. Their survival for at least 24hrs is common. ...Read more

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How long does sperm really live outside the body? For instance- on a hand or in the mouth? There are so many rumors its hard to know the truth.

How long does sperm really live outside the body? For instance- on a hand or in the mouth? There are so many rumors its hard to know the truth.

A few hours: Sperm is dead if the semen dries. It may live a few hours while the semen is wet on clothing. For more information about the subject see this site.
http://www. Webmd. Com/infertility-and-reproduction/guide/sperm-and-semen-faq. ...Read more

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