very worried! can you catch HIV from...
May 24, 2011
Hi, I am sorry to bother you again but please please please can you reply, I am becoming more and more worried. Please can you let me know if you can catch HIV from someone using makeup testers on you (lipstick etc) / dirty brushes? There was no visible blood on the brushes or makeup. I had also just come from the detist and would have had sore and possibly bleeding gums. I do suffer from OCD and am hoping I am being silly but would be enormously grateful for your input, I will donate to your foundation.(can you please send link) please help, thanks so much, Kate.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your HIV-acquisition risk from make-up testers is nonexistent (even if you had bleeding gums). Yep, you're being "silly" once again. No risk.
Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.
Be well. Stop worrying.
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