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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Toilet Seats
Answer: As long as there are no ulcers or cuts on your buttocks there is no risk of transmissible
disease. Cuts and ulcers raise the possibility of transmission. However, most bacteria and
viruses have difficulty sustaining in dry environments out of the body. you have
significantly more risk with someone sneezing in a room than from a toilet seat. There is no
difference between male and female.