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Help! Might have been poked by a needle or something?
Nov 21, 2011

I was on the escalator in the mall when I felt a sudden pain on my back (might have been my pimples because I've got many on my back). Then a man holding a backpack with one hand walked right next to me while there was still two more pulses of pain and he smiled/checked his teeth in the mirror next to the escalator or something. I didn't exactly see what he was holding anything on the other hand but he clenched his backpack with both hands afterwards(I saw from behind), just after he went in front of me. When I got home I checked my under shirt thoroughly for blood but I didn't found any. Am I just being paranoid? Help!

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

I suppose it's possible that this man was walking around stabbing people with a needle filled with HIV infected blood, but it's highly unlikely and I doubt that this happened.

I'd hazard a guess that you've had fears/thoughts like this before. Have you considered talking to a counselor? They can help you work through thoughts like these. Best of luck

In health, Richard



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