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can i get herpes from smoking after someone

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: HSV is only transmitted by direct contact with infected tissues. It is rarely if evertransmitted by intermediary objects like eating utensils, drinkin ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: HSV-1 is far more common and can be spread by sharing a fork, lipstick, toothbrushes or cigarette.
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But most people already carry this virus. Probably you are one of them. 90% of people colonized by hsv-1 have no symptoms and are not aware that they ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both need exam: Please get treatment as soon as possible
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Possible: Technically it is possible but rare. Now, if you have relations and lets say your partner has an outbreak that you touch and then touch yourself witho ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All of the above, can be the source of acquiring hsv1. However 90% of the population has hsv1 anyway.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely but: It is not likely but there is a remote possibility that the other person had an active herpetic lesion in the mouth and you drank immediately after he ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience Dentistry
Likely: The chances of you contracting hsv are most likely if that person was having a flare-up, but the chances go down if they were not broken out. Best ad ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Odds are tiny, BUT: there are things you can get if the cigarette has enough of the smoker's saliva on it. For one thing, oral herpesvirus infections, which can cause ev ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not , dont kiss if he has it.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
19 years experience Dermatology
Thanks for asking!: It is unlikely unless you have an open sore on your mouth and the transmission of blood of bodily fluids went right in. You should not drink after an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: No. This is unlikely.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Highly unlikely: You are very unlikely to acquire STDs from sharing glassware or cigarettes, but if you are concerned about transmissible diseases in general, these ar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Smells: There is an intense brain and olfactory (smelling) connection. Some people are very sensitive to certain smells or additives. This also often happen ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: HPV, the virus that causes genital warts, is found in semen and vaginal secretions, and is not transmitted by saliva. It is possible, although rare, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV is Hard To Get: Absolutely not. I am still amazed that people would really ask such questions. In 35 years of the HIV epidemic no casual contact has led to infection.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
40 years experience Urology
Possibly: Worse than that, you could get lung cancer, emphysema, bladder cancer, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer, all linked to cigarette smoking. But at le ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: It is conceivable that this virus could be transmitted in this fashion but it almost always requires some direct contact. If you are the person coughi ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varun Verma
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Asymptomatic spread: Most STI testing is based on finding antibodies that are made in response to an exposure/infection. So short answer - most take a few weeks. However y ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You have to do a lot more than drink after them.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Its possible: If the other person has a cold sore you could pick up the virus on your mouth or lips.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Ureaplasma is known as a bug causing NGU -non-gonorrheal urethritis but with relatively low virulence. For average healthy persons, kissing alone shou ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Not unless the kisser has herpes simplex sores on the lips.

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