|Prick in leg
Apr 18, 2012
Hi, I finally plucked up the courage to take a HIV test this week. I picked up the result the following day, it was negative. As I left the clinic and got outside, as I was walking along I felt a sharp stab into the back of my leg. I looked on the floor but couldn't see any thing. I checked my leg and didn't spot any blood or noticeable marks. Do u think it is possible for someone to have stabbed me with a syringe as I was walking along without a mark being left on my leg? Do I really need to start testing again? Also is ARS unlikely to start 5 days post exposure? Thankyou for your time
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi since you saw no blood and not sure what gave you the feeling of being pricked with. I would not be concerned. No you do not need to start testing again!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
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.