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Shaving And Hiv Risk

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Shaving Risk

Posted by Jamesathome, 1 Reply
I shaved my genital region about 24 hours before engaging in protected sex with a lady (I am straight).

I noticed as I put on the condom there was a slight cut at the base of the shaft (ie opposite the shooting end!) caused by the previous days... Read more »

shaving risk ?

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had 2 partners over Dec/Jan IN A NUTSHELL my lady friend and I were tested NOV 15 and we were both negative. We engaged in sex with no condom. her last interaction was 5months prior I had no visible complications we had sex Dec. I had another... Read more »

Shaved are does do Get HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Wouldn't transmittingHIV through recenently shave areas be a major problem if it was relly possible. Like Say I just shaved ny mustache and beard before a hot date and ended up eating her out like two hours later and she got her juices all over... Read more »

Shaving pubic region?

Posted by grcboy28, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. A girl I've been casually dating for the past 4 months recently tested HIV- at the clinic with me on January 5th. She had unprotected sex with only her ex bf she said who also tested HIV- negative the day before.
Anyway, we... Read more »

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 »
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Shaving cuts and risk from precum

I'm a guy and I recently performed oral sex on a man - it was brief, lasted maybe 2-3 minutes and he did not ejaculate in my mouth. However, several hours earlier the same day I had shaved which left some minor cuts on my skin. Since his penis...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is incredibly low. Your areas of nicks would not be large enough or bleeding enough for transmission to occur.The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral... Read more »

Shaved Skin and Risk

Dear Doctor Bob!I wonted to ask you, if fresh cuts from shaving increase the risk of virus transmission.I shaved my intime region an had 2 small cuts. About 1 hour aftre this i wisited a female sex worker. I had protected oral intercourse. Doc, this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Robert,Theoretically, if your skin is not intact, there is an increased risk for HIV transmission if the area came into contact with infectious bodily fluids. Practically speaking, if these shaving-related cuts were not actively bleeding,... 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 and cut himself. Then i shaved 2 days later with the same razor. Should i get tested?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There is no HIV-transmission risk from using the same razor your positively charged buddy used two days previously. HIV testing is not medically warranted.Dr. Bob... Read more »

is hiv transmit through shaving

4months back i went to a barber shop for shaving after shaving i observs the cut on my face i dont know that he use new blade or not shall infected with hiv...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,This is not a risk for HIV transmission. We know that HIV does not survive long after it reaches air. I would recommend that if you return to this barber that you let them know that you received many cuts from the last shave or I would just find... Read more »
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