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A 21-year-old female asked:

how often should you replace your shaver to prevent hidden bacteria? i use intuition, i have really sensitive skin. and i love it. thanks dr.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Intuition is fine: The frequency with which you change a razor really depends upon how dull it is getting with repetitive use. Organisms on its surface are less likely to produce infection than the organisms on the surface of the skin.

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Last updated Jan 25, 2014

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