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Can a baby catch herpes from a pacifier ? another child had my 7week old son pacifier I rinsed it off with hot water just a little soap I'm worried

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics

In brief: Remote possibility

Herpes virus doesn't survive on outside objects like pacifier etc.
fir very long. It must be in living cells to spread the infection, such as through intimate contacts etc. Keeping an eye on the baby for development of any herpes blister would be prudent nonetheless, although less likely in this scenario. Feel good

In brief: Remote possibility

Herpes virus doesn't survive on outside objects like pacifier etc.
fir very long. It must be in living cells to spread the infection, such as through intimate contacts etc. Keeping an eye on the baby for development of any herpes blister would be prudent nonetheless, although less likely in this scenario. Feel good
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