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risk from sharing a cigarette

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
this may sound stupid, but what are the risks of getting hiv by taking a drag of a cigarette from someone who is positive? i let someone take a drag off my cigarette and found out later he is positive.

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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
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I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »
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can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings?

can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings, i only did it once, just curious...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No. Please direct future HIV related questions to the HIV forum.... Read more »

saliva on a cigarette.

can someone contract hiv from sharing one cigarette with someone how is infected when their saliva was on the cigarette shared....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:No. You cannot transmit HIV via saliva on a cigarette. Only four fluids are able to transmit the virus. Those four fluids are blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. HIV is found in saliva, but not in sufficient enough... Read more »

HIV from electronic cigarettes PLEASE HELP

Hello Dr.Southall, I was wondering if you could catch HIV from electronic cigarettes. My lower law was rough but not an open wound and was wondering if you share electronic cigarettes if you could get HIV.Thank You for your time. ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIThe risk is incredibly low to no risk. There would have to be a large amount of blood from a person with a HIV and a high viral load and then you would have to have a large open wound on your mouth. For this to happen you would have to see a large... Read more »

hiv by cigarette

ok so situation is this i split a cigarette with some one i later found out that they have aids fml my lips where chapped bad enough to where there was a paper cut size irritation really wasn't big or deep enough to the point of bleeding of...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're talking about. The reason? You actually mentioned all the reason yourself: saliva does not transmit HIV.It is very important to remember that HIV is a relatively... Read more »
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