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Author Topic: Can I get my nails done?  (Read 469 times)

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Offline goldkray9

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Can I get my nails done?
« on: July 07, 2014, 11:28:58 PM »
Just wondering about transmission in regards to going to the salon and if I shouldn't go ?  :-\

Offline BT65

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2014, 03:52:40 AM »
Why would getting your nails done bother you physically?  Do you soak your fingers in a paraffin bowl?  I don't believe it is dangerous.

I remember a few years back they had some kind of outbreak from people getting pedicures where the baths had not been cleaned.  I won't go into public hot tubs.  But that's just me.

I can say, however, I've gotten my nails done many times with no negative results health-wise.  I would not worry about it. 
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2014, 09:02:10 AM »
I actually get mine done every three weeks. I'd do it every two weeks if I could afford it.

But whatever -- why do you think there's a transmission risk of HIV during a manicure?
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline goldkray9

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2014, 11:58:21 AM »
I'm pos lol I meant is it unsafe for me to go because I don't want to get anyone else  sick? Could I infect someone by getting my nails done?

Offline Joe K

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2014, 12:12:39 PM »
I'm pos lol I meant is it unsafe for me to go because I don't want to get anyone else  sick? Could I infect someone by getting my nails done?

Gold,

HIV is not transmitted by casual contact.  You will not infect anyone by getting your nails done.

Joe

Offline emeraldize

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2014, 07:08:04 PM »
Hi Gold,

Do you get acrylic nails done?  Or just manicure and polish?

Em

Offline goldkray9

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2014, 09:21:36 PM »
I get acrylics for special occasions sometimes but usually  a mani pedi. The manicurists usually try to do cuticle & callous removal and I'm worried if there too rough there may be a little blood......

Offline emeraldize

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Re: Can I get my nails done?
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2014, 09:28:40 PM »
For starters... On the mani/ pedi scene.
http://www.thebody.com/h/can-you-get-hiv-from-manicure.html

The only reason I asked about acrylics is because of the potential for anyone, positive or negative, to get a fungal infection.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/adult-health/expert-answers/acrylic-nails/faq-20057849

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« Last Edit: July 08, 2014, 09:38:02 PM by emeraldize »

 


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