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Can You Get Hiv From Smoking A Blunt

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Passing Blunts and Saliva

I smoke weed.I smoke weed with other people.What diseases am I at risk for from this activity?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In terms of HIV transmission, sharing blunts, weed (marijuana), cigarettes, sodas, etc., does not put you at any risk. If you are concerned about contact with other people's saliva, you might be at risk for anything transmitted via saliva... Read more »

RN stuck with HIV infected blunt tip needle

A couple of days ago I was re-flushing an emergently placed central line on an HIV + patient with a... Read more »

To be blunt

, I enjoy sticking my tongue up a guys ass. Is there a risk of my catching anything, especially... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: HIV/AIDS Apathy Prompts Blunt Sex Talk

Approximately 50 area teens and adults attended last week's 17th annual Youth Reacting to AIDS Youth Empowerment Conference at Danbury's Unitarian Universalist Church. Speaker Chip Reed, a retired advertising agency owner and an HIV/AIDS volunteer,... 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 Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more likely to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

How to Say "I Quit" -- and Mean It

I'm an ex-smoker. When I smoked, I used to meet scores of fellow HIV-positive smokers, especially outside conference doors during breaks. I must admit that I enjoyed the camaraderie, the chance to connect with people, the ritual. I don't miss... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Deadlier for HIV Patients Than Virus Itself: Study

A study by Dr. Marie Helleberg of Copenhagen University Hospital and colleagues showed that individuals with HIV infection who received proper care, but who were smokers, lose more years of life to smoking than to HIV. The researchers examined... Read more »
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Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »