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Hiv Aids Test For Barbers Florida

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Barber Puts Shop on HIV-Prevention Front With Fast, Free Tests

Every Thursday, HIV tests are given in the back room of Kutz & Fades Unlimited Barbershop on Hillsborough's West Corbin Street. Up front, shop owner Melvin Jones clips and buzzes clients' hair. Jerry Pipoly, the Orange County Health Department's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wilmington News Journal Profiles Program Providing HIV/AIDS Awareness Information at Barber Shops, Salons

The Wilmington News Journal on Wednesday profiled the "offbeat salon approach" of the Wilmington, Del.-based HIV/AIDS community outreach program Do the Right Thing 4Life. The program -- which is supported by AIDS Delaware and will celebrate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among minorities ahead of National HIV Testing Day , which is scheduled for Friday, the Naples Daily News reports. ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

told you you'd hear from me soon- son cut from barber's clippers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi,I know how busy you are so you can answer however briefly you'd like to!Took my son for a haircut today- the barber cut him with the clippers, now there's a gash- could he get HIV from this exposure and should I have him tested for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey P,We've got to stop meeting like this. Folks will begin to talk!The HIV-acquisition risk from a barber's clippers is nonexistent. HIV is a fragile virus. It doesn't survive very long at all outside the body and also there... Read more »

HIV spread by blade used by barbers?

I am scared whether HIV/AIDS can be spread by the blade used by the barbers. I got a cut by that way and I am curious whether it can be spread like that? Your prompt attention will be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your advice....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV really does not live outside of the body long enough for transmission to occur this way. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of infection happening this way. You can always ask your barber if he sterilizes his... Read more »

Hepatitis/HIV Concern after Barber Shop Visit

My husband just returned from the barber shop with a cute haircut but when he turned around I saw that his neck was bleeding. Apparently, the barber shaved him with a straight razor on the back of the neck and he has actual visible cuts. I am...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Barber shops have requirements for sterilizing equipment and managing waste. Your husband could go back to the barber shop to determine if they have a license and if they abide by standard rules. If he has a concern about anything he sees or any... Read more »

Barber's Nick on head. Little Bleeding

Hey Dr. Bob, I received your card and CD for the donation i had made. Thanks. But i never got the answer to my question i had asked. :(I did go and got tested and it came out -ve. thank god.4.5 weeks back i went to my local barber shop and got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I didn't respond initially as I've addressed many similar concerns over the years in this forum. Have a look in the archives! Your risk of contracting HIV from a barber is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Yes, they do change... 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 »

BARBER INCIDENT

Posted by maakz, 1 Reply
Dear doctor
The exposuresthat I have are very commonbutdue to the difference in answers we read while googling,I would like to hear from you doctorto try to have a peace of mind.
first......................,
I been to a barber shop five days back.... Read more »

miami florida

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
spoke with hiv counselor in miami florida that rank number 2 in
the united states concerning coinfection. he said it can take
six to nine month to test positive to hiv if coinfected with hepc
he did mention taking a hcv pcr test because it can take up... Read more »

positive in largo florida....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested positive the friday b4 thanksgiving. t cells 136.....what more is there to say......i could really use a friend who is positive right now. please call me @ 727-492-6020 or em me @ cw1ditek@hotmail.com. have questions as to the best way to... Read more »