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Can smoking cigarette fallen in the public toilet give one hepatitis or std's ?

Hi. Recently i asked one of my friends for a cigarette . He gave me one, and after i smoked it he told me that he took it from the floor of a public toilet (in fact a very dirty one with urine all over the floor). The cig seemed dry (but im not sure about it). My lips that day had many cuts. Is there a chance i got hepatitis , hiv , or any other diseace? thank you
Asked On : Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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Nephrologist 's  Response
hepatitis might have spread as it could spread through bodily products including saliva present on the cig butt. However HIV is highly unlikely, why dont you get yourself tested for both and rest your mind in peace?
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General & Family Physician Dr. Vidya Muralidhar's  Response

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There is minimal risk of the above diseases as the main route of spread is blood , but as your lips had cut, there could be possibilities of other infections , as it can be contagious ,and the micro organisms may take entry in your body.

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