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Can I get herpes from smoking after someone

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
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
Dermatology 57 years experience
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
More likely : cold sore, herpes type 1. If worried or persistent, see your doctor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely. While HSV 1 can affect the genitals, what you described does not put you at risk of genital herpes. Smoking newspaper is not a treatment f... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
You may: And it may never manifest itself so you may not know it. The moral of the story is you should not smoke. If at 21 years of age peer pressure remains a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
Dermatology 20 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Herpes transmission: requires contact with the lesions of an active outbreak. Contracting herpes in the scenario you suggest is highly unlikely. Hope this helps!
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Not likely: Herpes, as most other viruses, does not survive very long on inanimate objects. Obviously if you are drinking from a vessel used by someone with act... Read More

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