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very scared!

i went to a barbing salon to bar  my hair,when i got there the barber used brush and an liqiud to sterilize theee clipper both the back and the front but i don't think the brush toucheed the tip of the blade of the clipper itself and when he was barbing my hair the clipper made a cut at the back of my head,am scared because after a few weeks latter i got a swollen node on my neck,am scared of hiv please am i safe? and if yes why is the swollen node there?,i also feel pain by the flesh by side of my cheek!please answer my question!Thanks!
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Your lymph nodes get swollen whenever ur body fights an infection, it could be even a simple infection that doesnt need any medical assistance. What u hab described has nothing to do with hiv, dont over think. If the lymph nodes pains and doesnt go away on its own then consult a doctor ofcourse not a hiv doctor qs hiv does not transmit at saloon.
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HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
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