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Can you get an STD from using a public restroom?
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In brief: STD
It is very unlikely.
To my knowledge there have been no known cases of someone contracting an STD from a public restroom.

In brief: STD
It is very unlikely.
To my knowledge there have been no known cases of someone contracting an STD from a public restroom.
Dr. Robert Luntz
Dr. Robert Luntz
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
In brief: NO
No, this is not a problem. Stds are not shown to spread off of fomites (or inanimate objects like a toilet seat).

In brief: NO
No, this is not a problem. Stds are not shown to spread off of fomites (or inanimate objects like a toilet seat).
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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