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Hiv Transmission And Manicure

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Transfer of HIV via manicure and haircuts

How likely would it be to contract the HIV virus or Hepatitis from being cut with a blade that may or may not have been sterilized and could have potentially been in contact with infected blood? How long can the virus survive outside of the body...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Sterilization would kill HIV. HIV does not live outside of the body long at all. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of Read more »

manicure bleeding!!!!

Dear Doctor,Im so scared.I went to a manicure,and she cut herself. Then when i saw ,it was too... Read more »

Apparently breastfed babies are smarter...

Dr. Bob:I asked a question a few years ago and sent a donation, following which you were kind... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk. What is HIV? How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV anxiety and depression. I felt as if an overwhelming... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Manicurist bled on me

Posted by kellsbells, 1 Reply
...Hello, This just happened to me today and I'm extremely freaked out. I don't know what to do. I got a manicure today and at the very end when the woman was massaging lotion onto my hands, I saw a wet spot on my hand that was red. But she Read more »