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Posted by: Duklux | 2005/11/24

Sharing a razor!

What is the risk of contacting HIV sharing a razor blade?

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Hi Duklux!

The risk is really extremely minimal, especially seeing as the virus dies very quickly when exposed to oxygen. So, sharing a razorblade with a HIV+ person could only be hazardous if you use it immediately after they have used it.

Other viruses and germs are however more hardy and it is therefor a good idea to have your own razorblades, irrespective of HIV.

Stay well!
Laurent

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