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Hiv And Razor Blades

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The Dire Straits of Razor Burn and HIV

Dr. Bob-You have been a great friend through many hard times. Unfortunately, it seems that I have a major concern which has not yet been answered on this forum. Three days following the bare-backed shaving of my genital area, I participated in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello NVF,HIV from razor burn? No, even with the happy hooker perched firmly on your bucking-bronco-one-eyed monster and riding like a rhinestone Read more »

HIV/Hep C on razor

Dear Doctor:Is it known how long the HIV viruis would remain infectious in blood on a razor from a... Read more »

Contracting HepC or B or HIV from contamined razor

My college son advised me last night that after his shower, he picked up the wrong razor and began... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Stigma Among Educators Still a Barrier in AIDS Fight

...the main wall of a one-room Mazankwe schoolhouse in Zimbabwe's lower Gweru district is a list of the five main causes of HIV/AIDS: "razor blades, needles, scissors, blood transfusion and toothbrushes." Due to the stigma and taboo associated with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...of the body or to other people. It can also be spread by objects (or clothing) that came in contact with a lesion. Men with HIV often develop molluscum on their face. Shaving with a razor blade can spread it. How Do I Know if I Have... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Preventing HIV Infection

...The goal of HIV prevention is to help people learn how to eliminate or reduce their risk of becoming infected with HIV or of transmitting HIV Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Doctors, Traditional Healers Face Off Over HIV

...brought doctors, nurses and counselors together with traditional healers to discuss how the groups could work together to combat HIV/AIDS. The meeting follows years of Red Cross work with traditional healers on safer practices and HIV prevention.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My 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 Read more »

a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...for several seconds. But after I did all these, I still can see a little stain on the blade. My question is: do you think the HIV virus can still survive after 24 hours exposed to air, water wash and Iodine scrub? Read more »

Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...girls, I need some advice because I am a major WW. My guy friend and myself engaged in intercourse. We were both tested prior for Hiv..negative. Anyways, I shaved down there the day of the encounter..now I have red little bumps on both sides.... Read more »

Barbershop razor nicked

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...shop but im still scared A few weeks after i got nicked i got a bad cold with stuffy nose and phlem no swollen glands. Is my HIV risk low? thanks bill Read more »