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Can somebody get HIV from razor? Or get HIV from mosquito died in my eye?

Thanks for help doctors, Now I am in deep fear of getting infections, I actually have two questions.

1. I went to a barber yesterday and got shaved on my hair line, I noticed that the barber did not change the blade to a new one and gave me a shave right after another person.

I had some red spots on my skin after shaving, they did not bleed but I felt a little bit painful when I Sprayed alcohol on the red spots.

My question is: Are these little red spots open wound or big enough to get infected by HIV? Is there a possibility for me to get infected by HIV?

2. My second question is, still yesterday, when I was riding the bike on street, a mosquito flied into my eyes and never came out alive again, it was squeezed to death by my Eyelids and died inside my eye bleeding.

     I took it out by my fingers and found some red blood on my finger, no doubt the blood came from a victim of the mosquito. So if the blood came from a HIV+ person, is there any risk for me to get infected because of blood in my eye?

     I really really really need help now friends, I am in deep terror right now, I know mosquitoes do not transmit HIV by stinging, but it was a whole different situation that it died inside my eye with unknown red blood!

     Thank you!
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The way adults get HIV is from having unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse or sharing IV drug needles.  Surfaces do not transmit the virus (like a razor) because air inactivates it and a mosquito is just a big no, not possible.  You had zero risk and no reason to worry or test.
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Thank you Guitar, thank your for helping, I really appreciate.

But the question remains the same as I asked Chima above, I know mosquito bites do not transmit, but this time it's an entire body with blood in my eye, could you give me a few more words about why it doesn't?

Your answer is more than just words to me, Big appreciate!
HIV can be only carried in the human DNA for transmission. Please focus on the responses offered to you. No risk. Testing is not needed.
Yes, mosquito fear is at the top of the irrational HIV fear list.  This is not possible.  The ways that someone gets HIV have been outlined.  Those are the only ways.
Thank you Guitar and Mike, I sincerely appreciate all your help. I have no further question.
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You had no risk from either of these events. The only risks for an adult in possible infection are unprotected anal/vaginal sex and sharing IV drug needles with infected users. You had no risk which obviously means you have no reason to test.
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Thank you Chima7 for spending time help , thank you very much! I
I just don't know why mosquito with blood in his stomach does not transmit, I totally get it why mosquito sting does not transmit, but with blood in its stomach and its body in my eyes, it looks like a dangerous airtight container with blood to me.....could you please give me just a few more words to illustrate why this situation does not transmit?

I really appreciate your help and happy new year friends !
Because that's not how HIV is transmitted. HIV does not spread thru mosquitoes, period. In the 40 year history of HIV, no one has ever been infected by mosquitoes, whether by a mosquito bite or a mosquito flying into someone's eye or anything else. Not one person ever. You will not be the first one to get it this way.
Thank you Chima, I will take your last sentence as a bless, I hope I will be fine.... happy new year...
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