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HIV from lip injections

Hi I was wondering if someone could answer my questions. I regularly get lip injections and also microblading for my eyebrows at a medical spa. When we have leftover product from the lip injections  we didn’t use she will save it and put it in a bag with my name on it and refrigerate it for next time.  My question is how long does hiv stay active inside a syringe if I go a couple weeks later and get the rest of it filled into my lips and as for the microblading it is not needles they use with syringe it is blades. How long can hiv contaminated blood love in the blade if she refuses it on me after another client? Thank you
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This answers all of your HIV questions, and if you can think of any more just reread about the 3. You had zero risk therefore  testing is irrelevant to your situation because you had zero risk. HIV is a fragile virus, which is instantly inactivated in air and also in saliva which means it is effectively dead so it can't infect from touching, external rubbing or oral activities. It doesn't matter if you and they were actively bleeding or had cuts at the time either because the HIV is effectively dead.  
Only 3 adult risks are the following:
1. unprotected penetrating vaginal with a penis
2. unprotected penetrating anal sex with a penis
3. sharing needles that you inject with.
The only way to get HIV is if you did one of the 3. The situation you describe is a long way from any of these 3.
Even with blood, lactation, cuts, rashes, burns, etc the air or the saliva does not allow inactivated virus to infect from touching, external rubbing or oral activities. Doctors have calculated the risk from what you describe to be less than that of being hit by a meteor, therefore no one will get HIV from what you did in the next 40 years of your life either. The above HIV science is 40 years old and very well established, so no detail that you can add to your encounter will change it from zero risk.
It is unusual for you to even think that a spa 9or a barber shop where people get cut all the time) could be giving people HIV and yet the FDA wouldn't be regulating the industry.
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Thank you so much for your response. I was just thinking if it was possible when she saved my syringe and accidentally used it in someone with hiv how long would the hiv have stayed active in the needle if I came back a few weeks later for my second what would be my chances of having hiv? Sorry just want to understand
Because if the needle was used and then injected into my lips wouldn’t that be the same as sharing a needle?
Still zero.  She is not drawing blood out of clients into the syringe, and then injecting that blood into you.  This whole scenario is an irrational thought that involves someone deliberately taking out a syringe that belongs to you, using it on someone else, and then returning it to your bag, and using it on you the next time.  This isn't a realistic scenario, and isn't an HIV risk no matter what.
Not saying she did it on purpose just saying if there was a mix up on accident or something. What would be the difference between doing that with lip injections vs what injection drug users do to put themselves a risk?
Or if maybe she mixed up the bags or accidentally put someone else’s in my bag is what I mean
You must be very anxious because you haven't understood anything we said and just keep asking the same questions instead of listening.
Reread it all again especially the part about "injection" and " The situation you describe is a long way from any of these 3.".  
"She is not drawing blood out of clients into the syringe". This is the part which you are missing.
Does an injection drug user draw the blood?
"She is not drawing blood out of clients into the syringe and then injecting that blood into you. ". This is the part which you are missing.
So because she was injecting and not drawing blood It’s not a risk? I thought blood can get in there when you inject
Your anxiety is a bit of a mental health issue at this point because your same questions are endless. Seek therapy because your problem is not disease, it is fear of disease.
May I ask another question on behalf of someone who is going to be a partner? I asked them to get tested before we start being together.
Duo is conclusive after 28 days, any other after 12 weeks. I am finished but suggest you see the therapist for your irrational thoughts and if you don't accept the test results either.
That’s not the question I had
My question was when he went in to take the antigen/antibody test the lady told him the only coffee he was allowed to drink was black but he put creamer in it so did this effect the results? Why would she say that
And he took this test antigen/antibody test 4 years after he last had sex is that still accurate because I read antigen is only when it’s early. I’m just trying to understand
If he didn't take the test the way he was told, you can't expect anyone here to know if the test worked. Tell him to take  any test now and if negative, move on from hiv fear.
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