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Blood transmission
An_252569 posted:
Hi.the other day I used nair hair removal on my legs and it irritated them and didn't remove all the hair. I ended up with red bumps on my legs. I shaved the bottom parts of my leg over yesterday because I went to the club. I guess I irritated it a little more. I wore capris and some of the irratation could be seen. Meaning the red bumps that looked like dried blood was in the middle. I don't think they were bleeding. I'm worried that since people were rubbing Nd bumping into me what if I came into blood contact with somebody and if I would be at risk if the blood or other fluid was hiv positive? Should I just stop worrying about this situation?
georgiagail responded:
Yes, you can stop worrying about this situation.

An_252569 replied to georgiagail's response:
Also, I have acne and I sometimes peal it off and it bleeds so I assume its consider an open wound. I don't think it was bleeding but I'm not sure. What if somebody's fluid got on my face while at the club. I was really sweaty and people were all against me and kept accidentally rubbing against me. If there was hiv fluid should I still consider it no risk?
georgiagail replied to An_252569's response:
Sweaty people in a club...even those who might be HIV positive are not a risk to you. Now, bloody people in a club...that MIGHT be another story. However, red bumps, acne, irritated hair follicles...none of these are open portals into the body.

Keep in mind that even in an HIV positive person, the virus is not found in sweat; just blood and semen (and in much smaller amounts in breast milk).

An_252569 replied to georgiagail's response:
I just hope nobody was bloody in the club. It will be hard to say since it was kind of dark. And it would be hard to tell if blood got on me since I was sweating a lot.

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