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can you get aids from smoking after someone

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean claude Bassila
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Call 1800-QUIT-NOW: If I understood correctly, you have decided to quit smoking, and if so congrats! as that is a very important step in the process. Start by calling 180 ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Of course, unprotected sex is the major way for HIV transmission.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible: Transmission of HIV from a human bite by someone who is HIV positive is theoretically possible, especially if the bite breaks the skin.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's absolutely not true.
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 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 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 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 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV through skin?: Hi no. That is the simple answer. The exposure to get HIV would involve exposure to an infected persons internal linings of their vagina or rec ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If blood tainted with HIV enters your blood stream or mucous membranes then you may get infected.
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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: No.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The microbe is extremely fragile.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Oral cancer from "carcinogens" in the smoke which still contact and "injure" the mouth, nose, as well as potential damage from heat.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: It's statistically impossible to contract HIV from sharing a drink or smoke or toilet seat or bus seat or the air we breathe.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You cannot.
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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: By being meticulous with bedcare.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Little or no risk: Extremely rare if ever; there are no proved cases of it ever happening. One estimate, from a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Body fluids: The virus is transmitted in body fluids.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loren Nelson
44 years experience Critical Care
No: Smoking predisposes to many chronic lung, heart, and blood vessel complications and smoking-related lung disease such as emphysema or chronic bronchit ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you had unprotected sex with that person you can get it. Also, if you performed unprotected oral sex on a male partner with it you can get a gonoc ... Read More
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