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toilet water

Can herpes live or survive in dirty (unflushed) toilet water that contains fecal matter and for how long?  Can it survive in fecal matter outside of the human body?  Is it even found in fecal matter?

Is there any definitive info on this specific question out there, besides the posts about it not living on inanmate objects or surviving well out of the body?

I am looking for real medical info or research, not opinions.  

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You won't contract any of the major STD's from a toilet because the air and toilet water will render the HIV virus inactive.
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herpes is a direct skin on skin contact std. it's not something that would live long in water as well as it's not an issue from just having used a nasty toilet.

are there specific studies on toilet water or contact with stool on this? no there are not.

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