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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Sharing A Joint

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Possible to transmit through sharing a joint?

I know that Hiv isn't passed through saliva, but the memory of sharing a joint with someone with an unknown status and that had been with many many people unprotected still continues to worry me. He had split his face open the night before (i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Nope! See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q187213.html">Marijuana "Joint" sharing and possible transmission?Sep 12, 2007</a>... Read more »

Sharing a joint of marijuana

I have smoked a joint of marijuana with a guy who is HIV positive. I did not use mouth but fist... Read more »

Marijuana "Joint" sharing and possible transmission?

Three weeks ago I was at a party and shared a joint with two other people, one of whom was gay. I... Read more »
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Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?")

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... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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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 »