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Can I get STD from a used razor at the barber?

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So two days ago I got a hair cut and the barber popped one of my pimples with a razor and then he started to clean it with something he got from his counter and I think it was not clean. Also I did not see the barber change the blade on the razor? Could I get infected by HIV or Hepatitis by a used razor and a cleaning utensil that was probably not cleaned.


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replied March 16th, 2014
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Hi,
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If the razor blade was unsterile then chances of infection become high for bacterial, fungal infection as well as hepatitis. If worried consider visiting your doctor/healthcare provider and get examination done to rule out infection and get started on prophylactic treatment if indicated. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.


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