|Please help, am depressed:(
Feb 20, 2012
Seven years ago i used razors of an HIV infected person. I don remember whether there were blood stains when i used or i had got cut. Now that am thinking to get married its depressing alot... Please do reply.. Waiting very much badly
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Good question! The good news is that HIV does not survive long after it is outside of the body. Not knowing the status of the person who used the razor before you, how long it had been since they had used it and if you cut yourself while shaving, to give you the peace of mind that it sounds like you are seeking, get yourself tested! It may lead itself into a great conversation with your partner about getting tested together so you both know your status.
Be well and stay safe! Shannon
test rna + antibody
HIV from tears
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