|needle stick query
Apr 11, 2012
I am a man, I was walking on the road with a very high heeled, very broad and strong soul shoe. Accidently i stepped on a discarded syringe lying on the road which was lying in horizontal position. Please note:
1.) I did not feel any kind of prick at all. i suppose if the needle would have pricked me i would have definitely felt the prick.
2.) later i checked my feet and there was not cut/ broken skin or any kind of bleeding on my feet.
3.) I was wearing shoes my shoes. These are very strong woodland shoes.
Please advice if my risk of HIV transmission in this case is non-existent. I consulted a medical person and adviced him the situation and he told that there is no chance of hiv transmission because if the needle would have penetrated my feet, i would have definitly felt it. So, risk in non existent.
Please advice me if i should take a test or there is no risk and i am just being paranoid
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
Rest easy. If you did not have a skin injury, then there's no risk of HIV transmission.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Hpv After Getting Scratched Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Hpv After Kissing Cut On Lip Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Itchy Skin After Touching Skin Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Oral Ulcers After Insertive Oral Sex Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Pain In Penis After Topping With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Sinus Infection After Condom Broke Anal Worried I Have HIV
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.