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hiv infection with diabetes lancet

earlier tenant had left diabetes lancet in cupboard drawer. after six months or so, i was cleaning and got pricked by one of the lancet.since i don't know history of that person, is there any chance of HIV infection.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! HIV doesn't live very long at all outside the body.Dr. Bob Read more »

lancet prick cause hiv?

Dear doc,I had gone today for blood donation to Asian heart institute in mumbai which is a JCI... Read more »

hiv risk from lancet?

Dear Dr.I have heard about you on another forum, and people say you are an expert on the HIV topic... Read more »
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Nearly 150 HIV/AIDS Experts in Lancet Commentary Call for Consensus on Approach to Preventing Sexually Transmitted HIV

...HIV/AIDS experts from around the world in a commentary published in the Nov. 27 edition of the journal Lancet call for consensus on a "sound public health approach" to preventing sexual transmission of HIV. The piece, which was published Read more »
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... The Lancet on Saturday published an editorial, profile piece and viewpoint about HIV/AIDS in Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. blacks. Read more »
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Lancet , Lancet Infectious Diseases Publish HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

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sugar lancet

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I went to my basement in my building shoeless. I stepped on a lancet, the ones that are use to check blood sugar. It's a tiny needle, but it did pierce my skin. Is this a risk. I didn't think so Read more »

Yeah!!! I'm Negative!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...For those of you who don't remember me, I'm the one who was paranoid that I had HIV because of a lancet incident that happened in January. I'm also 28 weeks pregnant. Well the second test came back today and I'm negative. The Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are her changes of getting HIV from a needle prick? In the case of a diabetic, what is the chance of contracting HIV from a lancet that may have been used by someone who had HIV who used it on themselves by accident? Thanks! Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »