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Hiv From Nail Shop

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iran: Sex and Shopping Bring HIV Crisis

The phenomenon of prostitutes offering shopkeepers sex in return for free or discounted clothes is becoming more common in Tehran's shopping districts, undermining HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in a country where the virus is increasingly transmitted... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Free HIV Testing at Dixie Village Shopping Center in Gastonia on March 10

On Wednesday, which has been designated National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Gaston County Health Department and the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation will offer free HIV testing. "HIV is not something people want to think... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

HIV risk in porn shop

Hi, I visited a porn shop for the first time out of curiosity. There is this sort of masturbation room in the shop. When i approached to take a look, I saw a guy coming out. As I tried to open the door, I felt my fingers touch something sticky. I am...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You do not need to get tested for HIV or any other STD's. You were not at risk. As for the men giving you glances - this does not equal rape. Were you physically assaulted? Did someone stick their penis in you? If not, I would not be... Read more »

Nail scratching ((HIV infection)) (HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Hi Dr. Robert,I had sex with a lady that I don't know. I used a cndom, but my concern that she was scratching me with her fingernail, the scratch was in my arm about 1 cm. I am worried that there was a fluid that include HIV under her nail.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Tom.Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). HIV is not transmitted via nail scratching. See link below.Dr. Bob<a... Read more »

hiv transmission by nail scratches

shall H.I.V transmit if a healthy person accidentaly scratches an H.I.V infected person?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No. How would that happen? HIV does not enter under the finger nails or through skin. Still don't go around scratching people, okay? It is just not nice.DW... Read more »
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Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but they don't regularly sterilize the clippers or electrical buffer/filer cylinders after each... Read more »

Sex with a lady in a sex shop cabinet

Posted by CALEXIS, 4 Replies
Hi, My name is Alexis. I'm from Mexico city and I tell you my history.

Two weeks ago, I went to a sex shop cabinet located in downtown of Mexico City in a place called "La capital del sexo" (Sex capitol). I only thought to enter in a cabinet, watch... Read more »

Question Concerning Nails

Posted by NW715, 1 Reply
Hiv symptoms include nail changes: what kind of change may occur? Read more »

Stepped on a nail

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can yout get hiv from stepping on a nail?
I've had a tetanus shot recently.

Thanks! Read more »