|hep c and HIV
Aug 9, 2011
I battle with heroine addiction. I have never been an injection user. I was wondering if it was possible to contract hep c or hiv by snorting heroine with a straw.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Yes....HCV lives in nasal passages which can be spread through straws.
I would get tested. Hopefully it will be negative.
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