As a result, the idea that a person can contract herpes from drinking fountains and toilet seats remains a common notion. Docs also think shingles and herpes can’t be stopped because it’s a virus. My initial outbreak yielded two blisters (straw colored) along with fever and severe back pain. Both HSV-1 and HSV-2 can cause mouth and genital herpes, though the majority of mouth-related cases originate from HSV-1 and genital cases from HSV-2, however there is a rise in oral HSV-2 cases 3. Although I”m not a doctor, and therefore cannot give you any medical advice, I do have herpes and I think I may be able to help you. The good news is that STDs can be prevented. One can find occasional reports of people who claim that they have contracted herpes from a hot tub.
In these studies we assayed the LAT-positive sites of latent viral infection in mice inoculated with a chimeric HSV-2 virus engineered to express 2.8-kb of the HSV-1 LAT (the promoter and most of exon 1) instead of native LAT (HSV-2 333/LAT1). Can you get herpes by taking a bath with someone or using their towel? I know for a fact. One of the longest-standing rumors about STI transmission is that people can get them by drinking from water fountains and sitting on toilet seats. A: There”s no other way to get herpes other than sexual contact i see that people are saying no you could not catch herpes from the bathroom yes u can the virus can live a short time on showers toilets ect mywife had one on her foot and the dr said it was deffinately a herpie he gave her valtrax if u catch it u will have it the rest of your life be careful I lived with my sister for 4 years after she caught it. The genital area is very sensitive for all these drugs and they are able to damage the epidermis. I could add that a couple of diseases – syphilis and herpes – can be spread by direct non-sexual contact with infectious lesions, so make sure there is not an infected person already on the toilet when you sit down.
You can get herpes from a toilet seat, but someone has to be sitting on it with you. The fact is that herpes is so easy to transfer from one person to another and you don’t need to do oral or have vaginal intercourse. Genital herpes is very common and people who have it lead normal lives. Let’s even say that someone has a buttocks lesion and sits down on a toilet and leaves virus on the seat. Unless you have weeping sores on your skin and you came into contact with fresh HIV infected blood, there is no way you can catch it at the gym. Furthermore, germs can’t invade our body unless they enter through a mucous membrane, so unless the virus or bacteria were to come into direct contact with the genital area or an open cut or sore, it would not be able to enter our bloodstream. Aeruginosa, Vibrio Cholerae, etc.
Fear is a VERY powerful thing. If someone has an ourbreak of hsv1 on their mouth area go and touch their outbreak and then go and touch a door knob, a file cabinet handle, a pen, press a button on a copy machine, or whatever object it may be and then someone comes behind them and touches that same object that person just touched and then touch their moutheyenose and get it? Can other members in my family get herpes from the toilet seat or by touching my clothing if I have the disease? About five percent of public toilets harbor this germ, but you would get it by being splashed with the water the toilet uses to flush. It most certainly is NOT transmitted through casual contact, sharing towels, or from a toilet seat. Will check tomorrow in my books but it is MOST LIKELY that you will not get the virus if you dont kiss him or suck his cock. Perhaps they contracted it from a cheating partner.
You can’t catch an STI (or get pregnant) from sitting on a toilet seat. The thought of sitting bare-butt on the same seat as god-knows-how-many people is enough for most of us to reach for the thin, tissue toilet seat covers. I think most people on this board, including me, knows intimately how it can affect you psychologically having the virus. However, shingles most commonly occurs in people 50 years old or older. As for you, don’t fuck a filthy cock hound and you won’t get herpes. When these sores erupt on or close to the lips or inside the mouth, they are commonly called cold sores or fever blisters.