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Hiv Infection Through A Shaver

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Can hiv be transmitted through an electric shaver?

I have bought an electric shaver.After i got home i used it and it cut my skin. I studied the box and i realized it was unboxed before i bought it, maybe someone returned it at the store. It could have been used by someone infected.What's the...
Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:HIV does not live well outside of the human body; it could not be transmitted this way.In health,Richard... Read more »

!!!sharing toothbrushes or shavers!!

My sister is going to be tested for HIV and she has used other family members toothbrushes and... Read more »

HIV SHAVER?

HI. Please answer this question, as I am worried. I'm 12 years old and the other day I... Read more »
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Transmission via shaver, razors etc.

Posted by amaranth, 2 Replies
Firstly sorry for my bad English.

I used a razor from some stranger and I cut myself. My chin bled (not considerably but quite a bit - some blood drops). Before that incident, no one had used that razor for quite a while - a few days or more I... Read more »

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Posted by Sakadurry
caustic agent that in turn kills the hair follicle and the dermal papilla. do not have to be too anxious about your inability to grow a beard or moustache fast. has so many features it could practically get up in the morning and cook you breakfast... Read more »

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HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »