can hiv transmit through hair trimmer? should test for hiv? pls answer me.
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replied January 28th, 2011
Hello and thank you for posting your medical question on E health forum.

No HIV cannot be transmitted through hair trimmers or any fomites (A fomite is any inanimate object or substance capable of carrying infectious organisms). HIV as a virus cannot exist outside of a living cell on its own. It will be inactivated and hence non-infective.

You might consider to consult your doctor for reassurance and counselling. Your doctor can also clear all your doubts that you may have.

I hope this helps you in your health care decisions

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replied January 29th, 2011
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thank you very much. i got negative results for my previous exposure after three months. after that i'm fearing for everything like these things trimmers ect. i'll consult psychologist anyway.
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