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Hiv And Sharing Earings

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Sharing ear sticks

Can I get HIV by sharing earstick with a HIV negative if I have an open wound on my piercing? If the person I'm sharing with is HIV positive. Will I still be infected ?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiTheoretically it is possible for HIV transmission to occur this way. There would have to be blood on the earring and it would have to occur as the person took the earring out and then gave it to you to place in your ear. You would have to have an... Read more »

Sharing an ear stretcher

Hello ! I bought an ear stretcher (a sharp plastic stick with screwed plastic flesh tunnel on the... Read more »
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it might help to share

Posted by newperson
I recently had possible blood contact - I assisted someone and later noticed "mystery blood" around an opened blister on my hand. I figured it was my own blood, until I started getting a metallic-like headache and sore throat 5 days later. It was... Read more »

exposure to hiv through ear!

Posted by Anonymous
i am a male who is always safe with whoever i am with, regardless if they say the r clean. i was with another guy the other day and did only safe activites. he sucked me , we french kissed. he was also licking my ear at one point. he had his tongue... Read more »

HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative

Posted by bradford
HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative
Guest Blog - Editors Note: Bradford McIntyre, an HIV activist who runs the Positively Positive: Living with HIV website in Canada (www.PositivelyPositive.ca) has participated in... Read more »

HIV from sharing creams?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I borrowed hydrocortizone cream with aloe from a neighboor they had been using on the baby. If the baby had HIV and I used the same ointment could I get HIV? Read more »