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A 17-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

My aunt was desperate for a cigarette so she picked one out of a random ash tray and smoked it but first she burned the filter. could she get herpes?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Cigarette and Herpes: No, she could not get herpes. However, your aunt does have a serious nicotine addiction. Has she ever tried to stop? Perhaps you might encourage her to speak to her doctor about quitting.

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Last updated May 1, 2014

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