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Cutting Hair Of Hiv Infected Person

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Risk from a person infected with HIV having cut wound took blood sample

A technician was having a wound coved by band aid and he took my blood in a laboratory. I am now worried if i will be infected of HIV if the technician who took my blood sample is infected with HIV??...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,If I understand you correctly, the person taking your blood had a band-aid on and you're worried if there was blood there that could infect you?No.There is no risk from what you're telling me. The technician's... Read more »

virus can spread if the saloon person had cut her finger

Last week I went to the saloon center, she is new in the shop ,while she was doing haircut ,she cut... Read more »
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My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I might sound a little paranoid now, but I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber used the same razor on a lot other people. Is it possible... Read more »

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....

My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..

What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »

Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare... Read more »