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Smoking After Someone Risks

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HIV and smoking? Risk?

I posted an earlier question but if I had a sore in my mouth. After smoking the blunt I licked my lips several times and a put my tongue on the mouth sore. Did I make the risk go higher by doing that? I really need to go get tested. What's the...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV is not transmitted via inanimate objects like this. You were not at risk.In health,Richard... Read more »

Peg and Smoking Risks

We are currently preparing to start the new PEG Interferon alfa-2b plus Ribavirin Study we recieved... Read more »

Risk of HIV in surgical smoke

yesterday in OR, assisting with appendix removal on HIV positive patient. Smoke evacuator from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Smoking Might Increase Risk of Contracting HIV, Study Says

Smoking might increase the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published in the Aug. 21 online edition of the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections , the New York Times reports (Nagourney, New York Times , 9/26). Andrew Furber, a... Read more »
Project Inform

Smoking Nearly Triples the Risk of Death

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the five-year FRAM study showed that current smoking, as well as older age, significantly increased the risk of death in people living with HIV. Although the study examined many... Read more »

HIV on Par With Smoking, Diabetes as Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis, Large Study Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of studies they presented at CROI 2009.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Smoking Tobacco an Independent Risk Factor for HIV Infection and Progression to AIDS?

The authors undertook a systematic review of studies examining tobacco smoking as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion or progress to AIDS. They identified six studies in which HIV seroconversion was an outcome measure. In five of these, smoking... Read more »
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HIV meds and SMOKING

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Snippett from POZ Magazine...

What a Drag: Smoking and HAART Butt Heads

by Nicole Joseph

May 10, 2006Smoking is bad for your healththats not news. But the nearly 70% of people with HIV who light up on a regular basis might be interested to know... Read more »

Worried, what is my risk?

Posted by worriedman, 2 Replies
Dear All,

I'm deeply worried and please help me to evaluate my risk. One week ago I was in an Asian country. I went to KTV with two of my friends. We had three girls that worked in the KTV with us. Couple of things happen that worries me:
1. The girl... Read more »

hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »