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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 »

First HIV Specialist Visit

I was diagnosed with HIV infection in August and CD4+ is 274 and Viral load (bDNA)186,000. I have... Read more »

Balanitis 8 Months after an Unsafe Sex Encounter with an HIV+?

Last November I accidentally had unsafe sex with a HIV+ man, and he ejaculated inside me once. I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Burma: Suu Kyi Visits HIV-Positive Patients

... Just four days after her release from house arrest, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday visited about 120 HIV patients and pleaded their case for more assistance. "Please help them. Donate money to them," she told a cheering Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: HIV/AIDS Rate Prompts Visit

...less than 15 percent of the state's residents but almost 40 percent of its 14,000-plus HIV/AIDS patients, a fact that drew a visit Wednesday from the Department of Health and Human Services' assistant secretary for health. "This is a completely... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS Lewis, WHO AIDS Director Kim Visit Lesotho to Evaluate HIV/AIDS Programs

... U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Wednesday began a three-day visit to Lesotho to evaluate the Southern African country's developments in the fight against HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Visits Lesotho on Regional Tour

...U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Tuesday visited Lesotho as part of a regional tour that will include stops in South Africa, Botswana and possibly Zimbabwe, the Associated Read more »
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Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
...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.. I have a 3... Read more »

Looking for HIV Poz friends visiting Cancun

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...come down to Cancun, I will be more than happy to meet you and share experiences and exchange information about living with HIV, and of course, my friendship is open to all of you! I live in Cancun and working in tourism. Being HIV Poz since 2... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake Read more »

Brief Encounter - Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was telling a buddy later and he said I should probably test for hiv and other stds. Is it possible to get hic from such an encounter ? Tks Read more »