Can You Get Hiv From Manicure

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Transfer of HIV via manicure and haircuts

How likely would it be to contract the HIV virus or Hepatitis from being cut with a blade that may or may not have been sterilized and could have potentially been in contact with infected blood? How long can the virus survive outside of the body...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Sterilization would kill HIV. HIV does not live outside of the body long at all. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of Read more »

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Dear Doctor,Im so scared.I went to a manicure,and she cut herself. Then when i saw ,it was too... Read more »

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