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Herpes from swimming pool or sauna/steam room?

I want to know if herpes an spread by using a swimming pool or being in a sauna/steam room. I had no skin to skin contact with anyone. I used my towel to sit on while inside the sauna/steam room. What about other STDs? Please advice.
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replied December 10th, 2012
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No, nothing you did can give you herpes or any other STD.
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replied December 10th, 2012
Thank you for answering. What if the pool is known for people having sex in it and the same for the sauna/steam room? I want to make it clear that I did not have any contact with anyone, just the water and my towel. Thank you!
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replied December 11th, 2012
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The answer does not change
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