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Spread of blood borne diseases through water - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   URGENT QUESTION! my friend is a heroin addict, I was in her car and accidentally drank a water bottle that she cleans blood out of her syringe with. If she has a disease could I get it from that?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   drinking water does not cause
User :   disease die in water?
Doctor :   any serious disease
User :   well if she had aids?
Doctor :   but you might end up with diarrhea
User :   and put her needle in the boyyle?
User :   bottle?
User :   thank you
Doctor :   welcome
User :   why diarrhea?
Doctor :   if the water is contaminated that is
User :   ohhhh but any disease can't live that long?
User :   outside of body?
User :   or virus?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you are worried about blood borne diseases
Doctor :   if I am right?

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