How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Piercing
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThe only thing I can tell you about your risk is that HIV is not known to be transmitted through piercing. It is an unlikely route of HIV transmission, even if someone was intentionally trying to do it. You did nothing wrong by getting your navel... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt's possible that you have an infection in the area of your piercing, so it would be advisable to see a medical professional about your situation. You may want to leave the jewelry in the piercing until you see a doctor, especially if it is a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:There is no risk of transmission in a situation like this and you answered your own question. There are no needles and the earrings used to pierce your ears are single use, sterilized, and pre-packaged. It's not possible for the virus... Read more »
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Posted by dotman32, 5 RepliesMaybe a stupid question. Wondering if people have thoughts about how wise it is to get a new piercing. I have 2 already .. interested in a 3rd .. but concerned about the risk of infection & activating the immune system. I suppose common... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello my friends. I have a question. Can you get hiv from body piercing or tattoo? I had unprotected sex with someone who had tattoos on his hands. What is the % of infected people who got the disease from tattoos? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesis it possible to get aids from a piercing gun? they push the earing through your ear, not a needle.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replymy friend peirced her on ear herself she didnt tell me what instrument with, im doubting it was an IV drug syringe.
she said she cleaned it with boiling water and a match even and she said it hadnt been used before her and she didnt share them. if... Read more »
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