May 26, 2024

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Diagnosed HIV-positive after nail-art or tattoo?

Diagnosed HIV-positive after nail-art or tattoo?


Diagnosed HIV-positive after nail-art or tattoo?  Doing nail-art, tattooing eyebrows, and piercing ears are many things you women do.

There are also tattoos, dental care, and shaving… everyday, but these behaviors actually carry the risk of AIDS.

According to the British “Daily Mail” report, a 22-year-old girl was diagnosed as HIV-positive after sharing a set of nail tools with a sister who was infected with AIDS.

When it comes to AIDS, the first reaction of many people is sexual transmission or blood transmission, but can you think of it? These daily things also have risks.


Infected with HIV while doing nail art

Because the nail tools in the nail salon are used by many people, if you inadvertently touch the blood of others, it is easy to cause blood infection, especially when you touch the blood of patients with AIDS, you may get AIDS at this time.


“I got AIDS after tattooing my eyebrows.”

According to the “Urban Express” report, Miss Wu, who graduated from Hangzhou graduate school, had eyebrow tattoos in the Weizheng studio.

As a result, a physical examination six months later revealed that she was infected with AIDS.

The doctor analyzed that when Miss Wu got her eyebrow tattoos half a year ago, her chances of contracting HIV were extremely high. Inadequate disinfection of studio equipment makes it easy to spread various diseases through blood, including AIDS.


Be careful with tattoos/eyebrows

In the process of tattooing, the needle tip is in constant contact with the blood of the person being tattooed, and it is repeatedly dipped in the container containing the medicine. If the needle is not thoroughly disinfected or the medicine container is not frequently replaced and disinfected, it is likely to cause cross-infection. It will increase the risk of AIDS, syphilis, hepatitis B, etc.


“Can you get AIDS even if taking dental care?”

80%-90% of dental patients are accompanied by bleeding gums when cleaning or filling their teeth.

If the heads used by doctors for washing or filling teeth are not fully disinfected after being contaminated with the blood of people with hepatitis B and AIDS, the next patient may increase the chance of contracting AIDS and hepatitis B.


However, the doctor said: The above-mentioned transmission probability is still relatively low. Because the premise is that the previous user is an untreated AIDS patient with a high viral load, and the device is immediately used on another person, this situation occurs immediately, so this risk is less.

But we must not take it lightly, we must choose a formal institution with good sanitary conditions and strict disinfection.



You know, there are 3 ways of transmission of AIDS:

① Sexual transmission

Transmission through sexual behavior is the main way of transmission, and same-sex sexual behavior is more dangerous.

② Blood transmission

Use various unclean medical equipment, such as needles, acupuncture needles, dental equipment, and shared razors or toothbrushes.

③ Mother-to-child transmission

It is passed to the baby through the placenta, birth canal and breastfeeding.

But don’t be afraid of the following behaviors, they are not contagious:


Sum up:

If you are worried or have high-risk behaviors, it is recommended to be tested as soon as possible.

HIV/AIDS testing is actually a normal physical examination, and testing if you are suspected of being infected can also eliminate panic. This is also a routine item that must be checked before marriage, before pregnancy or early pregnancy.


(source:internet, reference only)

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