I recently read online that there have been some incidents of HIV-infected needles hidden under gas pump handles. I have really bad anxiety and after pumping gas I saw blood under the skin of my index finger, but no pain or bleeding. Was this a needle prick and could I get HIV?
Comment by: Jennifer Weirick
Tue., Feb. 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm UTC
My question is...why would you use urine as fertilizer.....EVER? The second part of my question is unanswerable to any person with any commonality about them.
Comment by: George Maris
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014 at 6:21 am UTC
Those are some good questions. The answers to all the questions are the same, however most people are not educated in the field of HIV/AIDS. There's still fear and stigma associated with the disease. But as long as people are asking the question, that's a good thing.
Comment by: George Maris
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014 at 6:15 am UTC
Absolutely , there's is no stupid questions asked when it comes to HIV/AIDS. Questions act as a information board. People searching for answers usually find them in question form.
Comment by: Duane
(Ft Myers, FL)
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013 at 10:02 am UTC
The 10 Questions are very interesting and amusing. However, I am disappointed that you did not answer the questions. There are elements to those questions that, if responded to, would have been educational to your readers. I believe you missed a golden opportunity to clear up some misunderstandings and educate people.
Comment by: Mark S. King
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013 at 9:37 am UTC
I look forward to this list of HIV transmission questions every year, and this one certainly does not disappoint. I laughed out loud, and cringed just as much.
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