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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Sharing A Razor

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GOING PARANOID

Dear Dr.,I am Leo, a 26 year old male from the Philippines. Here's what happened:On April 4, 2008, I had protected sex with a female prostitute but I performed unprotected cunnilingus on her. It got me worried, so I tested for STD's on various...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...urine testing for asymptomatic gonorrhea. However, if you are doing well now I would not evaluate further. Your hepatitis C and HIV testing is conclusive. Read more »

NEED YOUR EXPERT OPINION. PARANOIA GROWS...:(

(this is my 4th or 5th post..hoping to gain your attention here...plus an update on the details of... Read more »

Hiv from shaving

Hi doctor, I am scared I got HIV from sharing a razor with my friend who might be hiv +. He shaved... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Preventing HIV Infection

...The goal of HIV prevention is to help people learn how to eliminate or reduce their risk of becoming infected with HIV or of transmitting HIV to others. Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV Abstinence from Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Practices and Dental Dam Use Among Women Prisoners -- A Mixed Methods Study

...prisons (89 percent) are already infected. Condoms and latex gloves may have more use. Condoms could be used as a barrier on shared dildos and sex toys, while latex gloves could be used to protect cut and grazed hands from vaginal and menstrual... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Sexual Transmission of HIV Worldwide, sexual transmission accounts for the majority of new HIV infections each year. The risk of sexual transmission is greatly reduced by using condoms during sex. The ways that HIV is transmitted are well... Read more »
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Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...does not share tooth brushes or razors but has shared electric razors (like hairdressers use to cut hair) with his friends. Risk or not? 3. He directly shares drinks and eating utensils with people. And he shares and passes around joints of... Read more »

My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...might sound a little paranoid now, but I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber used the same razor on a lot other people. Is it possible... Read more »

blood

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...slightly bleeding open cut (paper cut size) and touched the area where blood was present with their open cut. Would there be a risk of transmission. Is that enough time for a small drop of blood to become non infectous? Would there be a need to... Read more »