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Can you get mononucleosis aka kissing disease from doing hookah?

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In brief: Hookah

Smoking hookah is a revered tradition for some.
However, it is also a very serious health risk. If the same mouthpiece is used, you could potentially transmit infection, such as mononucleosis. However, the more important thing to realize is that you can develop mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, and other diseases from smoking. Please don't smoke anything. http://tinyurl.com/3grz62u

In brief: Hookah

Smoking hookah is a revered tradition for some.
However, it is also a very serious health risk. If the same mouthpiece is used, you could potentially transmit infection, such as mononucleosis. However, the more important thing to realize is that you can develop mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, and other diseases from smoking. Please don't smoke anything. http://tinyurl.com/3grz62u
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