Chances Of Getting HIV From Sharing A Razor
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Posted by Carrie, 8 RepliesMy 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 »
Posted by amaranth, 2 RepliesFirstly sorry for my bad English.
I used a razor from some stranger and I cut myself. My chin bled (not considerably but quite a bit - some blood drops). Before that incident, no one had used that razor for quite a while - a few days or more I... Read more »
Posted by john9955, 1 ReplyRecently 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 »
Posted by Antre, 1 ReplyHi. 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 »
Posted by cookie, 3 RepliesHi,
One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineDo not share your toothbrush or razor with anyone. Hepatitis and other infections can be spread this way, as well as HIV. Don't take any dumb chances. And if you're really worried, I suggest you get tested for HIV, hepatitis B & C,... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiHIV transmission does not occur in this manner. HIV transmission occurs when there is a prolong and direct exchange of body fluid. This occurs through vaginal or anal sex, sharing needles or mother to child through breast milk. Sharing utensils,... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalIt seems you have been sharing a razor with a person infected with HIV, if that is the case, the risk of you getting infected is dependent on a few things:1) What is the viral load (the amount of virus in the blood) of the person you are sharing... Read more »
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