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is hiv transmit through shaving

Mar 4, 2012

4months back i went to a barber shop for shaving after shaving i observs the cut on my face i dont know that he use new blade or not shall infected with hiv

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi, This is not a risk for HIV transmission. We know that HIV does not survive long after it reaches air. I would recommend that if you return to this barber that you let them know that you received many cuts from the last shave or I would just find another barber. I would ask before you are shaved how they clean their instruments and make sure they use a new blade.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon

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