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needle with hiv blood

3 months ago i was injected with a needle with methamphetamine from another drug user who had HIV/AIDS and used the same needle before me. My question is this, IS THERE ANY CHANCE THAT I WONT BE HIV POSITIVE? Is there a chance that the hiv blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The probability of transmission from a single HIV exposure depends on the type of exposure. HIV can be transmitted quite efficiently through blood transfusions: an estimated 95% of recipients become infected from transfusion of a single unit... Read more »

i know through the needle hiv blood die soon , what about into the syringe?

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q224075.htmlI fully understand what you say, but how... Read more »

Concern about getting HIV through a needle during blood test

Hello Dr. Bob. I know you are a busy person. I have been reading a lot on you site and kindly wnat... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Republican Leaders Have Blood on Their Hands: Sign Petition to Remove Ban on Federal Needle-Exchange Funds

"It took AIDS activists 21 years to get Congress to restore federal funding for local programs that supply clean needles to drug users. It's taken Republicans a couple of months of hardball negotiations to get the ban reinstated." -- Bob Egelko, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Remains Important Amid Push for Expanded Treatment in Africa

"With a needle puncture on your finger and a drop of blood, the magic of modern science can give you a rapid HIV test in seconds, and so, knowing your status, you are better able to negotiate the rocky road of surviving HIV where timely detection is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barbara Garrison, AIDS Activist, Dead at 45 from AIDS Complications

Barbara Garrison, an AIDS activist and former blood technician who said she contracted the virus from a needle accident while drawing blood, has died from complications of AIDS. She was 45. Garrison, a Stevensville, Mich., resident, died Monday at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Prisoners Sharing More Than Dirty Needles

The recent National Prison Entrants' Blood-Borne Virus Survey found that 34 percent of Australian prisoners are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), compared to 1 percent of the general community. The report showed that 56 percent of injecting... Read more »
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Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
I had a few sewing needles in a box on the bus and a 2 teenagers wanted to see them so i let them. The kids started poking themselves with the needles and drew blood. I asked them if it hurt and in reply with one of the needles he lightly poked me... Read more »

AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
This is 2 weeks ago and now , I am very anxious , I can't sleep and cry a lot .The important point that I can't tell about it to my parents . Ok , I and my mom walked around the lake 2 weeks ago and stopped to have some ice creams . At that time ,... Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
Hello.. I work at a gym and one of our members lost thier card... I checked to see if they had thrown it in the trash..that happens for some reason..and I felt myself bet stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and... Read more »

GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »