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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   sir during drinking of water saliva is secreted or not?
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User :   sir virus will be contaminated with water or not?
Doctor :   Yes there can be virus contamination in the water as well.
User :   sir HIV virus also
Doctor :   Not at all .
Doctor :   Hepatitis virus and others will
User :   why sir , is it also virus no sir

Doctor :   Not all viruses have the same mode of transmission..
Doctor :   It varies form one to another..
User :   throgh infected person saliva hiv virus is exreted or not sir?
Doctor :   Yes it is but you will liters of saliva at the same time to be ingested to get it that way..
Doctor :   there is no documented evidence that saliva has transmitted the disease..
User :   sir if infected person split on opened wound of the another person .it will spread sir
Doctor :   that depends if the virus is present in that portion of saliva..
User :   sir in water they will servive or not
Doctor :   They will not survive..But our saliva in not equivalents to water..
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User :   sir if some water mix with infected person saliva, then another open wound person contact to such water, in this situation sir
Doctor :   I told you that it would depend on the
Doctor :   concentration of the saliva..
Doctor :   And if it contains the virus or not ..
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User :   virus will be there no sir

Doctor :   It will not be that temperature..
Doctor :   The virus cannot survive generally in extra humane host..
User :   how much of concentration lead to transfer
Doctor :   There are very less chances.
Doctor :   Liters of saliva.. However concentration is not the criteria..
Doctor :   Its the modes of transmission..
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User :   sir if one infected person drinking water under running tap water directly putting his mouth to tap. then some of excess water will fall from his mouth, such will be mix with infected person saliva, then in this type of water one uninfected person used for hand wash, he have open wound , in thissituation sir
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