Can Razor Scars From HIV Sufferers Be Contagious?
good night, I’m Mukhtar, would like to ask if a razor that has been injured by someone infected with HIV can transmit the HIV virus and whether the HIV virus can transmit saliva or the mouth that hasn’t been washed (a glass to drink both)
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HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can be transmitted through bodily fluids such as blood, vaginal fluid, semen, prejaculate fluid, anal fluid. The most common mode of transmission of HIV is through unsafe sexual intercourse (changing partners and not using condoms), sharing needles, mother-to-child transmission during labor and breastfeeding, being pierced by certain objects that are contaminated with the virus.
Transmission through a razor can indeed occur if the razor is contaminated with the HIV virus (HIV sufferers experience injuries when shaving), and you also suffer injuries when you use the same razor. If you don't get injured while using the same razor, then you won't get HIV. However, it is not recommended that you use the same razor as an HIV sufferer because the risk of transmission remains (although small).
The HIV virus has very little in saliva and the risk of salivary transmission is also very, very small (almost none). Therefore eating from the same plate, using cutlery together, drinking from the same glass will not cause HIV transmission. HIV also will not be transmitted by hugging, kissing, using the same toilet, or swimming in the same pool with people with HIV.
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