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My baby was playing in the toilet?

My baby was playing in the toilet?

Babies drown in less: Sadly babies have died over the years in relatively small amounts of water, eg, buckets. So it is important to have someone near a baby at all times to avoid a tragedy like this or mischief in general. ...Read more

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Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

NO: Not unlesss you are allergic to soaps or coloring. ...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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Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Bleeding causes: Blood in stool can be related to a number of causes such as hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer, infection or inflammation. It can even be related to abrading anal tissues by vigorous wiping. If this has happened on more than one occasion, it would be prudent to have it medically evaluated. Be well. ...Read more

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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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Is Ebola transmitted on a toilet seat?

Is Ebola transmitted on a toilet seat?

Ebola Transmission: Ebola can be transmitted through bodily fluids such as urine, feces, sweat and blood. There would need to be a contaminated surface for this to occur and the organism would need to still be alive. It would also need to make it the other person's eyes, nose, mouth, abraided tisssue, open cut or wound. The risk of this occurring where you are would be extraordinarily low. ...Read more

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Can people catch syphilis from toilets?

Can people catch syphilis from toilets?

It is possible: but not very comfortable. It is a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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Can you get hivfrom blood on toilet seat?

Can you get hivfrom blood on toilet seat?

very unlikely: Transmitted through direct transfer of bodily fluids. If concerned see your dr. ...Read more