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needles sharing HIV stats.
Jul 7, 2006

HEllo Dr. B.

Youve mentioned coutless times that the risk for penile-vaginal non protected penetration risk of aquiring HIV is 5 in 10000 and Male-2-male is 10-10000. what about needle sharing.. No, im not a drug user, but was just curious as u have become (willingly or not) my and everyone elses heres HIV mentor. Danke!

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

Glad to be of service!

The estimated per-episode risk of acquiring HIV from sharing needles with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 67 per 10,000 exposures.

Be well. Stay well.

Dr. Bob



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