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Can you get HIV from a public toilet?
HIV is a retro virus that has a very short lifespan especially when exposed to air. For someone to acquire HIV from a toilet seat there would have to be some extremely FRESH biological matter present (semen) and the person who sits on this deposit of matter would have to have an open wound that makes direct contact with the semen. I say semen because the concentration of the HIV disease in other bio waste is not high enough to be viable. To sum it up......it is close to impossible to get AIDS (HIV) from a toilet seat. Supporting answer from WikiAnswers contributor:
- The HIV virus is actually a quite delicate, easily killed virus. It does not survive outside of its human carriers for more than short periods. Specifically, drying kills it. When different solutions were tested to determine what should be recommended as the universal cleanser for body fluid secretions, every solution tested(alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, iodine, betadine, Bactine,etc) were effective. Bleach was chosen since it is so cheap, ubiquitous, and safe. Unless someone just left some wet body fluid, and you had a transfer to a mucous membrane or open wound, it would be possible. It really would take quite a large innoculum (viral load) before there would be a statistically possible transfer. Health care workers have these minor exposures all the time. If it were this deadly, we all would have been gone a long time ago.
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yes your penis becomes small
No. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid and breast milk.
no because they are disgusting and especialy when little girls or people don't flush the toilet it's rude not to.
No. HIV does not live outside the human body.
Toilets have dirty contaminated water that comes from the sewers. In there has a variety of contaminated elements and atoms that can strictly produce viruses of HIV. I would n…ever do that, unless if you have been vaccinated for HIV.
You will not get HIV if toilet water splashes on you.
This is How You Write Public Toilet in Arabic :P مراحيض عامة Sorry Its sooo small :O Try Google translate for a bigger version! Hope this helped :)…
there are 150 toilets in the UK
Yes. A little boy was going to the toilet while his mother was across the street at the store taking her time then she herd the son say mom help their was a brave man that wen…t into the toilet with me. There was blood every where and we found the kid in the toilet bowl.
In HIV and AIDS
You won't get HIV from a clean public toilet.
In Ancient Rome
Yes. Only the single-family houses of the rich (domus) and the lower floors of the insulae (apartment blocks) had sanitation. The higher floors of the insulae, where the poor …lived, did not. Most Romans went to public toilets. These were outdoors places with the toilets next to each other in rows and without cubicles.