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Testing Negative After Sharing A Razor

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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
...incapacitating. Medications may well be extremely helpful, particularly when 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... Read more »

Hep C transmission possible?

Hey Dr. McGovern,My Mother and my sister both had HCV. My sister contracted it from my mother... Read more »

Razor risk?

I know it is said that sharing razors is not advised. Well, my sister is a dentist and sometimes... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...breastfeed their babies. Rare Types of Transmission There are a few isolated cases of people becoming infected from using a razor that had just been used by an HIV-positive person, or from using a toothbrush immediately after the toothbrush... Read more »
The Body

A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

...plague. It is an infectious disease, but it's preventable even in the context of intimate relationships. Both Bob and I have attested many times on TheBody.com that it has not kept us from having an incredibly satisfying intimate relationship. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS

...woman to her baby (lesscommon) Sharing personal care items that may come in contact with another person'sblood, such as razors or toothbrushes (less common) HIV and HCV Co-Infection Because HIV and HCV are spread by contact with... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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Anyone else out there like me?

Posted by TheLivingTree, 6 Replies
I am positive - my partner is not. Is there anyone out there who can talk with me about how they handled this situation and if it's even possible to keep the relationship going? I have always thought POZ men should/would only date POZ men ... and... 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 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 »

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
...I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and Read more »