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

Whats 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