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Can you get aids from smoking after someone

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Dr. Jean claude Bassila
Nephrology and Dialysis 22 years experience
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 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: Of course, unprotected sex is the major way for HIV transmission.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Possible: Transmission of HIV from a human bite by someone who is HIV positive is theoretically possible, especially if the bite breaks the skin.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
HIV FROM HUMAN BITE: It is highly unlikely though possible.Hiv can only pass this way through direct blood to blood contact, and not through saliva.The infected person nee... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: After all these years, there's still no credible account of transmission via a human bite. This fear -- in a class with transmission by mosquitoes -- ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
No: Not just from sitting.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
No: Extremely unlikely for 2 reasons: solid needles do not carry blood like hollow injection needles and your exposure was minimal.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes but: There is no " not sure". It's either positive or negative. Very early on, when someone gets infected with hiv, they can test negative yet still transm... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
SEX WITH HIV+ ONCE: Yes you can if you are a female, but chances are less than if you have repeated sex with that person.If you are a man and have sex once with a HIV pos... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HIV: Hiv infection is not easy to transmit and requires intimate contact, usually through sex or sharing of blood or tissues from an infected patient. It ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Unlikely: Pool water has many chemicals to keep the water clean and unless there is direct body fluid contact, it is unlikely to get the disease.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No, not necessarily: Someone with HIV infection, if diagnosed and treated early, can easily avoid developing aids, which is seen with more advanced, untreated HIV infectio... Read More

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