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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely but: This is not typical of HIV but likely from another kind of infection. See your doctor. It is always a good idea to get tested for HIV if you partici ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Highly unlikely: It would be highly unlikely for you to contract HIV in this fashion.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
29 years experience Pain Management
Unlikely but check: Fairly unlikely, hep c significantly higher risk than hiv. To be sure pls get it checked.
Dr. Patrick Williams
27 years experience General Practice
Possible: In general it requires a fairly large innoculum to acquire HIV or hep c from a procedure such as a close haircut. There are no relevant case reports i ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
WHAT happened?: Is there a misunderstanding? How did you discover there was blood from the previous customer on the clippers? Fibrin seals hemorrhage very quickly and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Small risk: If the blood had a high viral load, in theory, the virus could be transmitted. If the viral load were small, the risk would be relatively less if the ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Hiv by itself does not cause sores. As the disease advances, it can increase incidence of other infections that may appear like this, but the presence ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
You are right: If someone's HIV positive urine touched other person skin or pimple - it is very unlikeliest that HIV virus would be transmitted
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
37 years experience Dentistry
Please rephrase : Your question is not clear enough to answer. Hiv (or arc) is caused by a virus. You have to have contact with someone carrying the HIV to become infec ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not quite: Wash out the blood. If open skin see a doctor if the exposure is significant for evaluation and post exposure prophylaxis
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not via this forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. An in-person or vide ... Read More

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