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Jun 27, 2006
dear dr bob please accept the donation that will follow this question in a little while
i was recently cut by a razor in my bathroom (i share a house) it was an accident when i picked it up to move it
i dont know if anyone is infected with anything but it is possible i guess
could i have been infected with HIV or HEPATITS or anything else if there was blood on the razor
i would really appreciate a responce.
thank you doctor you are wonderful -ally
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Your chances of contracting HIV or hepatitis from being cut by a razor are remote at best. These viruses do not live very long outside the body; however, if you are worried, the option of getting an HIV test at the three-month mark is always open to you. Personally, I do not believe it is warranted.
Be well. Stay well.
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