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Can I Get Hiv From Tweezers

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can you get HIV from a tweezer

I used an unsterilsed tweezers at work to take a sliver out I was bleeding a little know I'm worried about HIV. I dout know the last time the tweezers was used....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,There's absolutely no risk for HIV from what you're describing. For someone to get HIV, there's needs to be HIV positive body fluid (e.g. blood, semen, breast milk, or vaginal fluids) coming out of... Read more »

Can i get HIV from sharing tweezers?

Hello sir, About 2 years ago my friends and i shared tweezers for pull out armpit hair(We used... Read more »

Hiv from tweezers

I am really scareddddddddddd. My mother is HIV pos. I use her make-up from time to time. I use her... Read more »
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HIV from being Tweezed at a salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Last week, I had my eyebrows waxed and tweezed at a salon. Im not sure if the woman used a sterile tweezer on me or if I bled, I think I might have bled because I have sensitive skin. I remember that she called me in right after another woman... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but they don't regularly sterilize the clippers or electrical buffer/filer cylinders after each... Read more »

Help needed on haircut problem.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Today I had hair cut, and I got one small cut on my neck by the hair dresser's razor. I asked the hair dresser if he disinfected the razor before he used it on me, he said no. He said the razor was only simply washed by water after each customer's... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The ONLY ways that HIV can be transmitted:

* having unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal) with someone else who is HIV positive
* direct blood contact, i.e. sharing needles with someone who is HIV positive, accidental workplace... Read more »