Dirty Hookahs at Clubs & Bars can be Dangerous

Many young adults enjoy visiting their favorite Hookah bars and smoking with their friends and associates.  There are some risks from public Hookah use, including the risks of bacterial infections.[1]

It’s recommended that when you visit a bar, that you consider bringing your own tips, given the fact that research reveals that the tips were the most infectious, including bacteria that was resistant to antibiotics.[2]

Hookah users should also consider their own hoses as well, there is also the possibility that the hoses can be infected, which carries with it serious risks.


[1] Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 May 1;22(5):579-584. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0549.

[2] Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 May 1;22(5):579-584. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0549.