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Manicure Cuts Cause Hiv Aids
HIV is hard to get: I am not sure what you are really asking. Hiv is not caught in normal life settings. It is not caught from inanimate objects, from casual contact with an infected person; it is not caught through normal skin. If you have a fresh open wound and someone actively bleeds into your wound then we can talk about this. What are you really worrying about? Why are you so worried? ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Same As Any: It would be the same for any cut on any part of the body. The risk increases with the amount of blood and how deep the blood is exposed into the wound. On average, the risk of HIV being transmitted to a person from exposure of blood from an HIV positive person to an open wound or cut is estimated at 0.03%. As the wound heals, the risk would be lower. ...Read more
Unlikely: If your fingers are otherwise normal, without cracks or open lesions, it is unlikely touching money will give you hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is usually transmitted from close personal contact as in toothbrush and razor sharing, needle sticks or other exposure to blood. There can be maternal to fetal transmission during delivery. ...Read more
It might: Especially if you have open blisters.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sharing?: Sharing needles with other people will certainly place you at risk for any disease like hepatitis or hiv. If you mean that you're reusing your own needles then the answer is no. Using dirty needles will leave you vulnerable to other potentially awful bacterial infections, however. Once used, needle should be thrown away and not reused. ...Read more
No risk: These infections are not tranmissible in this fasion. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
Can hepatitis b be spread by salvia?
Spit in eye? Cut?
Licking fingers while touching money etc..
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more