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PEP??? Safety pin prick at gym. Please answer

Apr 17, 2013

Yesterday at the gym I pricked myself on a safety pin on a key used on the gym lockers. Safety pin used to pin locker key to shirt while exercising

Didn't see any blood blood but now very scared about HIV

Would you recommend PEP?

Washington, D.C.

Thank you


Response from Dr. Wohl

Dear Joe,

No. No risk here.


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