|CDC JUST LAUGHED..DEPRESSED AND SUICIDAL!!
Oct 13, 2003
THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ANSWERING MY QUESTION. HERE IS MY QUESTION...I LIVE IN A RECOVERY HOME WITH WOMEN. I BORROWED MY TWEEZERS TO A GIRL IN MY HOUSE. SHORTLY AFTER SHE WAS DONE USING THEM, I USED THEM. WHEN I USED I PULLED MY SKIN A COUPLE OF TIMES AND MADE MYSELF BLEED. WHAT IF SHE MADE HERSELF BLEED BEFORE I USED THEM?? I AM FREAKING OUT!! DO I NEED TO BE TESTED??PLEASE ANSWER!! PLEASE GIVE ME THE ADDRESS TO SEND A DONATION.
Response from Dr. Frascino
First, HIV transmission questions need to be submitted to the Safe Sex/HIV Prevention Forum, not the Fatigue/Anemia Forum, OK?
Next, HIV from tweezers? What do you think your girlfriend used them for? Open-heart surgery? Even if she did, you have nothing to worry about. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body. So unless the tweezers she returned to you were dripping warm fresh blood, relax! This is not a risk for HIV transmission.
One more thing, Jules: You don't "borrow" something to someone. You loan it. The other person" borrows" it from you. In this case, HIV was neither loaned, borrowed, given, nor received. OK? Dr. Bob
HIV, Thalassemia and anemia
Chemo and Anemia
- What Is The Second Stage Of Hiv Infection?
- Can Hiv Penetrate A Scab?
- Can Fluid Buildup Around Eyes And Blurred Vision Be Caused By A Viral Infection Or Hiv?
- Would Hiv Show Up In Blood Test Six Weeks After Exposure
- Leading Cause Of Death Among U.s. Hiv Patients
- Will My Body Carry The Hpv Virus Forever?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.