A 18-year-old member asked:
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can you get aids from using a sunbed?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: No.
Answered on Jan 18, 2012
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
No: Hiv - the virus that causes aids - does not last long outside of the human body, even in bodily fluids or blood. It is almost impossible to catch this virus from casual contact with surfaces.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Lee
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Hiv infection is acquired through unprotected sex, injection drug use, or transfusion of hiv-infected blood products. You cannot get hiv/aids from using a sunbed.
Answered on Jan 22, 2015
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Dr. Brian Novick
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No: Here is some very good info http://www.Amfar.Org/about_hiv_and_aids/basic_facts_about_hiv/.
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No.: You cannot become infected with HIV by using the public restroom.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It all starts with: transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus. Recommend educating yourself in more detail. You can goggle AIDS and HIV to do so.

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