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Can U Get AIDS From Razors

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Can razor convey Aids

Hello, I went before 3 months, shaving and of course there was a shave before me and when it ends I sat and watched the razor blade was not the presence of blood visible and change the barber blade in the tool razor and went on to be washed with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiNo, you can not get HIV from touching or using an inanimate object. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time (for example: a blood soaked shirt... Read more »

sharing razor blades

I had been sharing my toothbrush and razor blade with a house-mate of mine and i recently susect... Read more »

Razors and vomit and junkies, oh my!

Hi Dr. WohlPerhaps my question is dumb and/or paranoid, but Ive found myself growing worried about... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Stigma Among Educators Still a Barrier in AIDS Fight

On the main wall of a one-room Mazankwe schoolhouse in Zimbabwe's lower Gweru district is a list of the five main causes of HIV/AIDS: "razor blades, needles, scissors, blood transfusion and toothbrushes." Due to the stigma and taboo associated with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cut, Blow Dry and AIDS Advice That Could Save Your

A salon-based HIV prevention program that beauty giant L'Oreal created in South Africa is now being introduced internationally. With 30,000 staffers training some 400,000 hairdressers around the world each year, the company recognizes the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Botswana Has Knowledge, Funds, but Woefully Behind in AIDS Treatments

In Botswana, which President Bush visits tomorrow on his five-nation, five-day tour of Africa, a unique partnership between Americans and Africans is waging the developing world's most comprehensive assault on AIDS. Botswana, a well-run democracy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudanese Youth Fight to Stem AIDS

As part of a campaign by the Sudanese government and UNICEF, a group of young AIDS orphans in Juba is speaking publicly about HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention. The government's focus on Juba seems in part due to an expected population influx in... 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 gets blood on the razor, then I use the same one and nick myself while... Read more »

HIV from razor blades please help

Posted by john9955, 1 Reply
Recently got tested for HIV (2days ago) by a finger prick and was negative, today I was at a car workshop (my friend works there) and I was accidentally messing with a razor blade and it came in contact for a few seconds with the finger that was... Read more »

help/razor

Posted by chris34, 2 Replies
I just found out my 15 year old use my razor. I cut my self shaving, I put the razor in the medicine cabbnet not thinking. I don't know for sure if I have hiv but she's having some of the same symtoms diarrhea heavness in her legs and not able to... Read more »

razor and tattoo pins ...can some 1 effected???

Posted by billi302
hi friends
i came to know that hiv virus dies in air exposure,and if there is hiv+ some blood on razor blade or tattoo pin,how can then person be effected..and it is considered as the low risk factor???..why.
thanks for ur knowledge sharing.
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