Possible intentional HIV needle poke by a sex worker
Feb 6, 2013
I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst giving me a massage I felt a slight prick. I would compare it to the feeling of a hair being pulled out, however I have no hair on my back. Now I am paranoid that she has intentionally poked me with a needle or an acupuncture needle or something and purposely infected me with HIV. I am going crazy with paranoia and Im looking at pimples on my back wondering if they are needle marks. What are the chances of being infected if this was infact what happened?
Response from Mr. Glenn
Thanks for your question...
I'm a little confused where your theory is coming from. There are no details in the story you're telling me that makes all that seem likely.
It sounds HIGHLY unlikely that you were stabbed with a needle.
If you got stabbed with a needle with blood carrying HIV.. odds are you're going to know (as long as you're lucid). Think about when you go to the doctor to get your lab work done. That's the kind of needle you're curious about and it most certainly doesn't feel like a "hair being pulled out." It's undeniably the feeling of a needle going inside your body!
Hope this helps!
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.