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Had cheese grater pediure with resultant cut on bottom of my foot> Concerned about HIV risk if prior customer also HIV positive and also was cut by cheese grater.These cheese graters are not sterilized at this salon


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replied March 21st, 2019
HIV and AIDS Answer A64893
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Chance of transmission with these is very low.
However, I would suggest you to go for PCR for HIV
RNA or p24 antigen or elisa test. If its negative on repeating it after 3 months then there is nothing to worry about.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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