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the girl was double dipping in the wax

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I went to a different place yesterday for a brazilian wax because my normal girl was booked. When the waxing was almost over, I noticed the girl was double dipping in the wax, using the same spatula. My normal girl NEVER does this. I am very nervous about this now. So many health forums say different things on this topic and I need to know the truth. I am concerned about STD's. I am not sure how many waxes these people do as it is a local nail salon. My concerns are with HPV, Herpes, and the two most important Hepatitis and HIV. Please Help!

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replied August 23rd, 2012
Sexual Health - Women Answer A38155
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. You need to come into the contact of the blood of the patient directly to get the diseases which you have mentioned. HIV, hepatitis B and C occur only if there’s a direct contact (exchange of blood) like during sexual intercourse or giving injections or after blood transfusion. The use of the spatula (double dipping) during waxing is unlikely to cause the transmission of these diseases. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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