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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
Should not: You should not share cigarettes because of increase risk of infection with strep, hepatitis , mono from the saliva. If there is ulcer in mouth, one c ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Doubtful: This carries almost no exposure to disease. It is highly, highly unlikely.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia: No.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: The end of a cigarette is not a favorable site for chlamydia to survive and of course the person in question would have to have an active chlamydia in ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: No. This is in no way how herpes is transmitted. Herpes is transmitted skin to skin. Someone with herpes two does not have them on their hands and t ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Most oral: infections can spread mouth to mouth or transferred in saliva. Get examined. Did you share anything else sexual with this woman?
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Squamous papilloma or oral warts are the most common benign epithelial neoplasm of oral epithelium. They may be found anywhere in the mouth includin ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get tested: If you don't think you fell victim to a prank, you may want to have a swab done from your pharynx. I think the likelihood is low, but the only way to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Not Likely: Please read this about oral gonorrhea and its transmission: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/oral_gonorrhea_symptoms/views.Htm. It appears to be very compl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The microbe is extremely fragile.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Genital herpes: Herpes 2 is usually transmitted by contact with the genital area, but if the person is shedding virus onto his hand and touches the cigarette and the ... Read More

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