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Chances Of Getting AIDS From Piercing

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tattos and ody piercing is this a risk?.

DEAR DOCTOR,i recently heard that tattoing and body piercing can lead to aids,since the same instument are used on all kinds of poeple.what i mean is..if a person gets a tatto done in a shop and is an aids infected person and the next person who...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Businesses that do tattooing and body piercing should be sterilizing their needle and other instruments after every use. If you are not confident that these standard health protection policies are being followed, then don't patronize the... Read more »

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I really want to get my belly button pierced but i heard that there are a lot of diseases that I... Read more »

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Hi there - not sure which area I should ask this but maybe you can help....I'm HIV+ and am... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »

oral sex and chances of getting disease

Posted by yasar2040, 1 Reply
Hi,

I am a married man, my wife does not like to have oral sex. But I have been really crazy about it.

I had taken a massage service by a lady, out of excitement I paid extra money and asked lady to massage private part. I also touched my tongue to... Read more »

piercing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is it possible to get aids from a piercing gun? they push the earing through your ear, not a needle.

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