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Blood borne disease HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi how can i help you?
User :   i have a question abt hiv, please could you explain me my problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   if we smoke cigarette which is injected with infected blood can cause HIV?
User :   can smoke pass or cause hiv
User :   give me detailed explanation abt it
User :   i am worried
Doctor :   smoke cannot transmit hiv
Doctor :   it can be transmitted only through sex, blood transfusion, sharing needles
User :   if the infected blood injected in cigarette
Doctor :   how can blood be injected into a cigarette?
User :   with injection
Doctor :   sharing cigarette also does not cause hiv
Doctor :   unless there are any ulcers in the mouth
Doctor :   of either user
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   so even if infected blood present in cigarette if we smoke that.. will not cause hiv right
Doctor :   not if you dont have any ulcers in your mouth
Doctor :   it wont if you dont have any ulcers
Doctor :   in your mouth
User :   i mean i am not sharing the cigarette. then
User :   with any others
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   cigarettes cannot be injeceted with blood
User :   if so..
Doctor :   i didnt get you
Doctor :   if you dont have any ulcers in your mouth hiv cannot enter through mouth
User :   if some body injects some blood in the cigarette. if i smoke that cigarette without sharing with others. the smoke will be taken into my mouth and my doubt is is there any possiblity that i can get infected by the smoke
Doctor :   only when it is in direct contact with blood
Doctor :   the virus can enter into the body
User :   so if ulcers are there.. then smoke also cause HIV
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   the virus is not present in smoke
Doctor :   it cannot be transmitted by smoke
User :   can HIV virus be survive in the heat of that smoke. when u smoking
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it cannot be transmitted through air or smoke
Doctor :   only through body fluids
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form and say done when done.
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   i am bit worried abt this kind of transmission
Doctor :   its not posible
Doctor :   only by body fluids
Doctor :   of infected person in contact with other person's body fluids
User :   k
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ha yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   for the virus to get killed how much heat is required
User :   nominal or very hight temp
Doctor :   more than 30 degrees
Doctor :   anything else
User :   nothing
User :   thanx
User :   for the info
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
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