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Can You Catch AIDS From Pubic Hair

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HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and took it out to only find a pubic hair. Can HIV be passed this way?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm really curious how you knew the hair in your crepe was actually a pubic hair! Oh never mind. It really doesn't matter, because even if it were a pubic hear, your HIV risk would be nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

My Doctor says HIV can travel down pubic hair - worried

Hi Doctor Bob,I had sex with a girl of positive status but I used a condom. I am 22 and really... Read more »

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