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Can you get herpes 2 from sharing a cigarette while having a cut on your tongue with someone who has herpes 2 in mouth and genital areas?

Can you get herpes 2 from sharing a cigarette while having a cut on your tongue with someone who has herpes 2 in mouth and genital areas?

Yes: If the person whose cigarette you are sharing has active lesions then you definitely are at risk. Even if this person doesn't have active lesions he/she might be shedding virus and can be contagious. It is best to not share cigs, or maybe consider quitting. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can u get herpes frm sharing a cigarette while u have a cut on ur tongue w/ someone who has herpes2 in mouth, genital but don't have any sores rite now?

Can u get herpes frm sharing a cigarette while u have a cut on ur tongue w/ someone who has herpes2 in mouth, genital but don't have any sores rite now?

Yes: The absence of actual sores is no guarantee that the person is not shedding virus. In other words, a person can be contagious even if they don't have actual sores. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get genitial herpes through sharing cigarettes?

Is it possible for you to get genitial herpes through sharing cigarettes?

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 thus does not transmit a virus to a cigarette. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract oral herpes from sharing a cigarette?

Is it possible to contract oral herpes from sharing a cigarette?

Definitely: If the other person sharing has an active lesion around the mouth it is quite possible. ...Read more

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What's the percentage or chance of getting herpes 2 by sharing a cigarette with someone who has herpes 1 and 2

What's the percentage or chance of getting herpes 2 by sharing a cigarette with someone who has herpes 1 and 2

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 then you put the cigarette in your mouth, it would be possible to transmit the virus to you. Herpes 2 can cause oral infection. ...Read more

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How likely is it to contract oral herpes by sharing a cigarette?

How likely is it to contract oral herpes by sharing a cigarette?

Herpes and cigarette: It is possible if you have a break in the mucosa or skin barrier and the other person happen to have placed the cigarette directly on an open lesion. But very unlikely — but still possible and it should be avoided. ...Read more

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If one is prone to cheek/lip biting, what is the possibility of contracting a std (herpes, hpv) through sharing a cigarette with an infected person?

If one is prone to cheek/lip biting, what is the possibility of contracting a std (herpes, hpv) through sharing a cigarette with an infected person?

Zero risk: Nobody ever catches any STDs by sharing cigarettes or other oral exposures. Even kissing is no risk, except for oral herpes due to HSV1 (which isn't considered an STD) -- and even this is uncommon. Sores in your mouth make no difference at all. They call them "sexually transmitted" for good reason. Choose partners wisely and have safe sex -- that's all you need to do to avoid all STDs! ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from a needle I was under the understanding that herpes lives in the epidermis and is spread by direct contact. I also thought it was slightly possible to get herpes from sharing something such as a cigarette or a pipe as its indirect

Can you get herpes from a needle I was under the understanding that herpes lives in the epidermis and is spread by direct contact.  I also thought it was slightly possible to get herpes from sharing something such as a cigarette or a pipe as its indirect

The : The herpes virus is spread from by direct contact with the virus. This would be via any direct contact with a herpetic lesion, intimate contact with actively infected person, sharing drinking glass, lipstick, cigarette with a person with an active herpes ulcer on the mouth. The virus is not transmitted from a needle prick of an infected person.
What is detected in the blood in persons with previous exposure to herpes is antibodies that are present when someone has been exposed to the virus in the past. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from sharing a cigarrette?

Can you get herpes from sharing a cigarrette?

Its possible: If the other person has a cold sore you could pick up the virus on your mouth or lips. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes 2 from sharing a ciggarette while you have a cut on your tongue with someone who has herpes 2?

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 then you put the cigarette in your mouth, it would be possible to transmit the virus to you. Herpes 2 can cause oral infection. ...Read more

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Can you get syphilis from sharing a cigarette?

Can you get syphilis from sharing a cigarette?

Syphilis is caused : By a bacterium called treponema pallidum. It is not spread by smoking a cigarette someone else has used or using the same eating utensils. Syphilis is spread when broken skin or mucus membranes come in contact with sores that contain the bacteria. Sores can be found in the vagina, anus, rectum ; external genitalia. There can be sores on the lips ; mouth. Infrequently kissing can lead to infection. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

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 gonoccal throat infection, but not from sharing a cigarette. ...Read more

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Can I get an STD by sharing a cigarette?

Can I get an STD by sharing a cigarette?

NO: Generally speaking, no.
But if the person you share cigarette has cold blisters on his/her lips or anywhere in the mouth, (herpes infection (type1), you can get herpes from the person. ...Read more

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Can you get syphilis from sharing a cigarette wuth a person who had scold sore?

Can you get syphilis from sharing a cigarette wuth a person who had scold sore?

Syphilis: This is extremely unlikely. Anything is possible but this spirochaete is not usually transmitted through inanimate objects, but rather directly from person to person. My advice would be to stop smoking, do not have unprotected sex and check your serology for std"s if you have had this. Happy new year. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea or clymidia from drinking after someone who has it or sharing a cigarette?

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 are not good practices. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from sharing food?

Can you get herpes from sharing food?

Can happen: Anything that touches an open herpes lesion can transmit herpes to another person. So the answer is yes, this can happen. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from sharing food even if the food was not bit out of?

Can you get herpes from sharing food even if the food was not bit out of?

Doubtful: If you are referring to genital herpes (HSV2)-no way. Even the cold sore virus (HSV1) would need direct face or mouth contact with another face or mouth- food is not really avector for thid virus. ...Read more

Cigarette Smoking (Definition)

Cigarette smoking is the smoking of cigarettes. Smoking ...Read more