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Needle prick injury
Oct 8, 2012

I pricked myself after giving a tetanus injection to my patient who tested positive for HIV 1&2. I did not bleed from the puncture site. I washed my hands with soap and water but I squeezed my thumb till it bled. I started PEP after 21 hours of exposure. Are my chances good?

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I'm sorry, but I handle benefits and workplace issues. I'm not qualified to comment on transmission questions.

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