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HIV Transmission Sharing A Razor

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ryou do a noble work, the whole world admiresMy story, I'm depressed and stressed and I dont sleep, I accidentally used 2 times a razor from a friend's face when i was travelling, I have small minor injury caused by shaving, 5 minutes after my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.HIV transmission via a shared razor has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; but this event is very likely to be quite rare.You Read more »

GOING PARANOID

Dear Dr.,I am Leo, a 26 year old male from the Philippines. Here's what happened:On April 4, 2008,... Read more »

NEED YOUR EXPERT OPINION. PARANOIA GROWS...:(

(this is my 4th or 5th post..hoping to gain your attention here...plus an update on the details of... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Preventing HIV Infection

...of HIV Abstinence from sexual relations is the surest way to prevent the sexual spread of STDs like HIV. Get tested and share your STD status with your partner before having sex. Then practice safer sex techniques to prevent infection. Use a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Practices and Dental Dam Use Among Women Prisoners -- A Mixed Methods Study

... For more than a decade, dental dams have been distributed to protect female inmates against HIV and STDs in some Canadian and Australian prisons. The authors noted, "However, we do not know whether they serve any useful public Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudanese Youth Fight to Stem AIDS

...disease increase the nation's risks. Emmanuel Amoko, who lost his father to AIDS, said he must mention simple things like not sharing razor blades as well as sexual transmission routes when he speaks to young people about HIV/AIDS. UNICEF will... Read more »
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Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and Read more »

Is This True?

Posted by SelfRevelations, 5 Replies
...Hello, Newbie here. I was recently talking to a male (HIV-)friend of mine about the transmission of HIV/AIDS. He has a female friend in the nursing health field & she told him that Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »