Can You Contract HIV From Smoking After Someone

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Cocaine or Marijuana

Can a person contract HIV through smoking a joint or using a cocaine "tooter" after someone who may have been infected by HIV uses it?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please read through Sharing cocaine straw with HIV+ person and Passing blunts and saliva for answers to your question.RMK Read more »

received oralsex 5 years ago worried about hiv

hi doc bob , i received oralsex 5 years ago from a man ,it lasted for 30 to 40 seconds ,he also... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Smoking Might Increase Risk of Contracting HIV, Study Says

...systematic review of studies examining tobacco smoking as a risk factor for either HIV infection or progression of the virus to AIDS. Of the six studies the researchers examined, five suggest that smoking tobacco is an independent risk factor for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...taking for other conditions. Aaron E, Levine AB. Gynecologic care and family planning for HIV-infected women. (Aug, 2005) AIDS Reader 15(8):420-423,426-428. Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Morrow RA, Hessol NA, Wilkin T, Young M, Cohen M, Minkoff H,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Read more »
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...Yesterday was an extremely overwhelming day for me. My bestfriend of over 10 years just found out he is HIV positive. We believe he contracted it from his partner who we knew was positive. My bestfriend swore that they were careful Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »

I need help.

Posted by amyinstead, 2 Replies
...coughing a lot, all night while he sleeps, my mom talked to him about his cough, and he told my mom that he felt he now has AIDS and thrush, then showed her he has sores on his stomach and legs. We don't know if it is staph or ks. I know that the... Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was wondering if there was a possibility of contractinghiv through a small amount of blood on chapped lips... Read more »