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I had a question pertaining to the transmission of HSV, HIV,

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I had a question pertaining to the transmission of HSV, HIV, or Hep when using makeup testers.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, this was only recently. And no I don't take any medications.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I don't take medications. Allergies are to keflex and bactrim
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have no past medical history
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Sorry, I do not mean to waste anyones time, but at this time I no longer want/need medical advice regarding this topic.
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 3 months ago.

Hi,

As far as herpes is concerned chances of transmission of HSV 1 is theoretically possible from make up testers.

HIV is less likely to transmit from make up testers.It requires exchange of body fluids.

Hepatitis spread is less likely as it require blood to blood contact.

Chances of transmission increase if the person using the make up testers have open cuts or sores.

I hope this helps