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hiv querry
Apr 22, 2012

worried of infection Apr 21, 2012 went to a barber yesterday, she cuts her finger while cutting my hair, she then puts on a plaster on her wound and continue cutting mi hair with the same scisor, i might have scratch wound on my head, but it was not bleeding at the time, and i dont think she cuts me with the scisor, after finishing with my hair, she rinse my head with water. am i at risk of hiv infection, iam so worried

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

You would not be at risk for HIV in a situation like this. HIV does not live well outside of the body. Any virus that was present would start to die the moment it left her body.

In health,

Richard



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