|Infection while testing ?
Jul 4, 2004
I have been reading your replies and remaining calm untill I went for my test.
Where I was told after narrating my activities that the chances of getting infected were very very slim regarding hiv, but I should get tested for other STDs.
But I still asked for a complete test including hiv.
When I went in for the test I noticed that all the equipment that was used on me was all laid out and ready ,(To save time I assumed) and not in sealed bags. What are the chances of infection during testing ie from the needle that was inserted for the blood and the probe that was used to take the swab from inside my penis (Very painfull).
I understand that you a very busy man, but please try and answer. I will certainly be making a contribution to your cause regardless of an answer, as I feel a lttle help goes a long way. Thanks RS
| Response from Dr. Frascino
The chances of getting HIV from getting an HIV test are essentially nonexistent. The equipment is all single-use and disposable.
Thanks for your donation!
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Burning Urethra After Lap Dance Worried I Have HIV
- Dizziness After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Red Spots After Giving Oral Sex What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Sore On Tongue After Masturbation Worried I Have HIV
- White Spots After Licking Genital Worried I Have HIV
- Can You Get Hepatitis C From Sharing A Pipe?
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.