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Feb 14, 2009


Not only are you cute, adorable, sweet, funny.... ok enough ass kissing! but seriously, you are ALL those things ;)

Anywho, quick question. Is there any risk of transmission of HIV at the hair salon?Or am I being PARANOID to the max??

A)Like getting your hair dyed? (if dye brush was re-used OR would the dye inactivate it)?

B) having it shampooed/conditioned? (if the persons gloves are re-used and the previous person got scraped... they use their nails to really get in your hair and remove dye)

C) Having long hair cut? (well I guess this wouldn't be that scary since it's not near your scalp..just hair)

D)Having hair brushed or combed out when it's tangled (like scraping the scalp and a previous person scraped their scalp and cut themselves...then me)?

I'm the new diva in the salon, and I need to know these things! :)

Can I donate some cash, and some great wishes to you and yours?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi Salon Diva,

Is there any risk of HIV transmission at the hair salon? Yes, there is! But not via any of the A-through-D scenarios you mention. The risk would involve having a Brokeback Mountain barebacking sexcapade with an HIV-positive hair-burner (or do they prefer to be called beauty operators these days?) while bent over one of those fancy swivel chairs. But other than that you can get coiffed to the max or shaved down to a Sinead O'Connor cue-ball without worrying about HIV, OK?

As for your next question Can you donate some cash to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation? absofrickinlutely.

Dr. Bob

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