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My friend said someone caught aids from tools at the hairdresser. I can't believe it. Is that possible?
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Wimpy Virus
It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds.
They require many things to stay active and need living cells to reproduce and survive. Unless there was gross blood, mucous or some other organic substance fon those instruments and it got into an open wound, the odds are very unlikely.

In brief: Wimpy Virus
It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds.
They require many things to stay active and need living cells to reproduce and survive. Unless there was gross blood, mucous or some other organic substance fon those instruments and it got into an open wound, the odds are very unlikely.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Not likely
I can't believe it either.

In brief: Not likely
I can't believe it either.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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