Used Razor Blade Hiv Risk

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Can you please confirm my research? I am trying to educate my community about HIV.

Hello Doctor Frascino,I am such an admirer of yours that I have decided to follow in your footsteps. I love in a very conservative Muslim country where HIV is a forbidden word. I am trying to educate my community. They are aware of the risks from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your analysis is correct. The theoretical risk of contracting HIV from a straight razor in a barbershop is so extremely remote it becomes essentially nonexistent (unless the barber Read more »

risk with HIV + roommate will make donation. do I need PEP?

Hello Doc, I need your help. I know you always tell people to look for answers from previous post,... Read more »

please please please

Dr. Bob!! Can you please tell me about the possibilities of getting HIV by sharing a razor?? ... Read more »
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...increase the nation's risks. Emmanuel Amoko, who lost his father to AIDS, said he must mention simple things like not sharing razor blades as well as sexual transmission routes when he speaks to young people about HIV/AIDS. UNICEF will continue... Read more »