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What are the bad effects of sharing cigarettes?

What are the bad effects of sharing cigarettes?

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 can get infected with HIV as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to catch a disease from sharing cigarettes?

Doubtful: This carries almost no exposure to disease. It is highly, highly unlikely. ...Read more

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Can you give someone clymidia by sharing cigarettes or kissing?

Can you give someone clymidia by sharing cigarettes or kissing?

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 infection of the mouth or lips. Sounds like a golden opportunity to give up smoking forever. ...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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1. Can oral warts cause throat cancer? 2. Can I pass oral warts by sharing marijuana cigarettes? 3. Should I be worried about a recent bump on lip?

1. Can oral warts cause throat cancer? 2. Can I pass oral warts by sharing marijuana cigarettes? 3. Should I be worried about a recent bump on lip?

Yes: Squamous papilloma or oral warts are the most common benign epithelial neoplasm of oral epithelium. They may be found anywhere in the mouth including ventral tongue palate, and mucosal surface of the lips. They can be recognized by small fingerlike projections, the wart. The lesions are thought to be induced by HPV 6 or 11 and can lead to oral squamous cell Ca. Virus can be passed. ...Read more

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Can you transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing drinks and cigarettes?

Can you transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing drinks and cigarettes?

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 be sure is by getting tested. ...Read more

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Can gonnorhea be transferred by sharing a cigarette?

Can gonnorhea be transferred by sharing a cigarette?

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 complete and authoritative. ...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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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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Is HPV transmitted by sharing a cigarette?

Is HPV transmitted by sharing a cigarette?

Theoretically: If the cigarette has been held by a person with hpv on the fingers, theoretically the virus can be transmitted to another person. Usually, however, transmission occurs with direct contact with the virus. ...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 u transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing a cigarette?

Can u transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing a cigarette?

Don'tBogartThatOrgan: That bacterium requires a nice warm moist place to hang out. In the throat that is generally way in the back, so it would take quite an effort to get it on the draw end of a cigarette. Same for a toilet seat or a door knob or the floor shift of your '84 Malibu (well, in most cases). Also, it requires the right type of acceptable tissue to jump on to--again, a nice moist and warm place. Feel better? ...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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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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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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Can you transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing a cigarette or drink?

Gonarrhea: It is extremely unlikely to be able to transmit gonarrhea thriugh sharing cigarette or drink ...Read more

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Can you transmitt oral gonorrhea by sharing a cigarette or a drink?

No, STD only: You can't get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette or drink. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease. ...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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