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Probability Of Getting AIDS From Razors

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...and otherdrug equipment used to inject or snort drugs.Unprotected sex is another way to transmit Hep C,particularly among people with HIV. There is also asmall risk that Hep C can be spread by unsafetattooing and by sharing razors, scissorsor toothbrushes. To protect yourself and others: If you use drugs, do not share or re-use needlesor other equipment. Cleaning equipment withbleach will kill HIV, but it may not stop Hep C. Practice...
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Dr Bob,Hope you are having or had a GREAT holiday. I wanted to say a big thank you for all you have done for me, you have totally no idea how much and I really dont know how things would have been if it hadnt been for you in my battle against OCD....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...things begin to spin out of control (like now).Regarding the razor situation, why not just purchase a large supply of disposable razors and keep them handy for anyone who is not using his own dedicated razor?Dr. Bob Read more »

Super De Duper Quick Questions

Hello Dr Bob,Id first of like to say how great if a person you are. You are a busy man but still show time to answer our questions. And speaking of questions i just have 2 Super De Duper Quick Ones.1.) Can you ever contract HIV from masturabating...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...super de duper quick answers.No. Absolutely not. (That makes "a thousand and one" times I've answered this same question.No. HIV doesn't live long outside the body. Hot water, steam and time would indeed do HIV in!Dr. Bob Read more »

panic attack, risky or not?!?!?!

on wednesday night i went out to have sex with the same guy i that gave m oral last time, ever since then both of us hadnt done it with anyone else. i am really worried because this is what we did, before i went to do it with him, i shaved my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...whom are HIV negative, put condoms on and had a backseat make-out session involving masturbation and frottage!?!?!? Dude, your razor burn is not an HIV risk for several reasons. First, if you are both HIV negative, you can't give each other HIV!... Read more »

Gay roommates have HIV

My wife and I just found out that our two gay roomates are hiv+. It really freaked us out because I know by stupidity we probably shared a razor and shared the same bathroom. There has never been anything sexual or use of needles just mostly casual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unwarranted. Casual contact is not a risk for HIV transmission. Sharing bathrooms or drinks is not a problem; however, sharing razors is not recommended. I'd suggest you spend some time reviewing the information on this site and related links... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum allowing semen to have direct contact with the bloodstream. But penetrative anal... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...infected. Can I Get HIV from Tattooing, Piercing, Acupuncture, Electrolysis, or Shaving? Any procedure in which a needle or razor is used on more than one person involves a theoretical risk of HIV transmission because of the possibility of... Read more »
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my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...share a needle, or come in contact with bodily fluids of someone who is infected with the HIV virus, but what if he uses my razor?? What if my toothbrush and his are in the same cup in the bathroom?? If i drink out of the same cup?? Or say we... Read more »

Nervous mom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him a kiss on the cheek with her lips touching his cheek. He had just shaved and I noticed red bumps on his face, probably razor burn. I didn't notice any open or bleeding cuts on his face, but it was in some spots red. So, if there were any... Read more »

just tested positive

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...he is neg we well i never slept with anyone else.my daugher is pos he trying to tell me that i got it from her a cut with a razor that could be true but what about him we never use protection he had a los of difference girls i dont no please i... Read more »

blood

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...surfaces. Suppose someone were to have a bleeding wound and get a small drop of blood on a surface (assuming the person was hiv+) and then maybe 30 seconds or a minute were to pass and someone else had a small , slightly bleeding open cut (paper... Read more »