A 30-year-old male asked:
can hiv live blood live in hair oil bottle . and can it be absorbed by my head (scalp) or would my scalp act as protection ? can hiv live on any liquids such as mouth wash ,shampoo or hair oil has hiv ever transmitted this way from head scalp ?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Julie Abbott answered
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
No, No, No and No: The amounts of HIV virus typically present in bodily fluids do not survive outside the body for more than a few minutes. Transmission of disease does not occur if there is no contact with open wound/blood/mucous membranes (eye, mouth, etc). Hope this helps.
Answered on Mar 13, 2017
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