Manicure HIV – As per the latest update from New York Daily News, a 22-year-old woman in Brazil was diagnosed with HIV after getting her manicure done on another customer.
Experts say that the case was reported initially in the AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses journal in 2018, which showcased a new form of virus transfer.
Upon the first diagnostic, she was found to have an advanced HIV-positive case. She didn’t have anything that could cause HIV, including intimacy, etc.
After the doctors further investigated, they found the woman used the same equipment for a manicure that her cousin once used, who was later HIV positive. Further tests showed that the woman got her first virus ten years back.
HIV Sequence Database expert Dr. Biran Foley at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the USA said that this virus could be transmitted through various ways, such things that give you a cut, like Razors, Scissors, nail cutters, and manicure equipment, etc. He further advised taking your gear to the salon when you visit it next time.
Medical experts have said that the case mentioned in this Digital Phablet report is highly rare. But it is an excellent example for people to be cautious in such matters. And also, care about your health and do not compromise it.
This is an informative video about the facts of this virus that everyone should know;
This is advised to carry your equipment and in case if you forget or can’t have your stuff, ask your salon specialist to clean their equipment in front of you. Try not to compromise on your health. And if someone refuses to clean it or shows reluctance, then it is the best time to switch your salon.