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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Please refer to this nih article. Aids education prev. 2009 june; 21 (3 suppl): 28-39.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Low risk, but the: Practice of smoking discarded butts is a very bad idea. You are exposing yourself to many infections, e.g., herpes, infectious mono, helicobacter, hpv ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Hiv is obtained through seminal fluids or blood. Unless you are smoking a blood-laden or semen-laden cigarette, you are at no risk. Saliva will not tr ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Absolutely not: You don't get HIV that way, just heart disease and lung cancer.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Possible but: Unlikely. You could get the infection if the person you are sharing cigarette with is infected, has enough agent in the saliva or has cuts on his/her ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What?: You won't get HIV after sharing a cigarette with a homosexual.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
STDs: Nope. This is in no way how these diseases are transmitted.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Always unsure...: Any fresh breakdown of natural barriers - skin or mucosa by frictions through sex, may pose risk for body fluid exchange leading to virus transmission ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not possible: You cannot get HIV by sharing a cigarette -- only by unprotected sex or sharing drug injection equipment. Don't worry about it.
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