Sharing A Toothbrush Should I Get Test For HIV
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is unlikely. While it is not recommended that people share the toothbrush or razor of an HIV infected person (there is the possibility of coming into contact with blood), there is no evidence that people have become infected with HIV through... Read more »
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Posted by StupidMe, 1 ReplyHi all,
I keep reading inconsistent information regarding the risks associated with sharing toothbrushes. So I was wandering what the real risk is. Is it zero, theoretical, negligible, low...etc?
I'm asking because I had a hiv risk 3 years ago. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI just found out that a neighbor of mine is HIV+. My son recently stayed at their house overnight with their kids. He didn't have a toothbrush, and said he used one of theirs.
Is there any evidence of transmission this way. Would toothpaste kill... Read more »
Posted by arjun, 3 RepliesDear Doctor,
I can understand HIV will not transmit in this way, but put my mind at rest I am asking this question.
I have severe back pain, so went for Ayurvedic Massage (Professional).
Had a massage, full oil on my body So, the person wiped... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousThis site has helped me so much. Please help me work through the following. Those of you who dont mind so many questions. This is all new to me:
I recently tested positive for HIV and I believe the seroconversion happened within a year. I recently... Read more »
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