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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, then I use the same one and nick myself while... Read more »

Tested negative after the 10th (11th) week

Posted by peterxx, 3 Replies
Hello everyone, I have posted few topics in the past few weeks about my worries. Well today I got my 3rd negative test and it is like 10th or 11th week after the exposure. I think I do not have to worry anymore... The 3 test were ELISA (do not know... Read more »

22 weeks after exposure, negative but have muscle loss and dark circles

Posted by wiccaguy78, 1 Reply
21 weeks ago, i had performed unprotected oral sex on an escort. i had all the symptons of hiv, night sweats, thrush,weight loss of 15 lbs, rashes, white bumps on mouth, ect. i have had 5 neg blood test and 2 neg oraquick. problem is i still have... Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
Oh hi!

I just commited the most stupid thinkg in my life and now i wanna know if i really screwed it up or i f i have anothr chance. Let me start with a little background:
I have sever body image problems. As a result, i lost a lot of weight and my... Read more »
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Razor risk?

I know it is said that sharing razors is not advised. Well, my sister is a dentist and sometimes leaves her razor in our shower stall while visiting. My kids at times play in the shower and I worry about "if" they played with her razor...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not consider any risk in this potential exposure at all. Your sister has been tested and her risk of getting hepatitis C is low in the first place. Although we always tell people not to share razors, this route is felt to be a very low risk... Read more »

Accidently sharing a razor & hiv transmission.

I may have accidentally shared a razor with a friend who could be hiv positive. She's a friend and slept over so I gave her a NEW razor to shave with and she sat it next mine which was a different color. I got in the shower as soon as she left...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe quick answer is no this is not a way for HIV transmission. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged period of time. Also once HIV is outside of the body it... Read more »

sharing razor blades

I had been sharing my toothbrush and razor blade with a house-mate of mine and i recently susect that he might be HIV+ and at times i do bleed after shaving. Please tell me what are my chance of contracting AIDS if he is really a carrier?Thank you...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Do not share your toothbrush or razor with anyone. Hepatitis and other infections can be spread this way, as well as HIV. Don't take any dumb chances. And if you're really worried, I suggest you get tested for HIV, hepatitis B & C,... Read more »

WORRIED- SHARED RAZOR

PLEASE HELP ME, I AM SCARED BECAUSE I USED MY ROOMMATES RAZOR RIGHT AFTER HIM AND I SOMETIMES CUT MYSELF. HE HAS ALOT OF UNPROTECTED SEX AND IS SICK ALOT. SHOULD I BE WORRIED, GET TESTED. I KNOW ITS LOW RISK BUT RISK NONETHELESS. THANK YOU....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Even if your roomate is infected with HIV, it is highly unlikely that HIV would be transmitted to you by sharing a razor. Transmission through sharing a razor is not a likely event; there is no actual evidence that HIV has been transmitted this way.... Read more »
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