A 43-year-old female asked:

My son was nicked by barber with electrical shaver. is hiv a concern and how long does hepatitis b vaccine last?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No risk, no worry: There has never been a case of HIV transmitted in this way; no risk at all. Also little or no risk for hepatitis B. Hep B vaccine gives protection for at least 10-20 years, probably for life.
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