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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:59 pm 

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How long does HSV-2 "live" things (i.e. faucet handles, underwear, fingers, etc.). We all know to wash our hands, etc., but out of curiosity?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:40 am 

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it can live for several hours but it takes more than actual contact with the virus to contract it - it also takes heat and friction.

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