The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

can a
Sep 22, 2000

can a cigarette soaked or spiked with blood or seamen and then with the help of high temperature in smoke pass the hiv virus into portials (SIC) in bleeding gum?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

It is unlikely that any viruses would survive the heat of the smoke. Hepatitis C can be passed by sharing cocaine straws, with a little bit of blood on them, but there is no data on cigarettes. DTD

hiv testing how accurate are they
Hep C - reinfection - variety of virus

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint