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Can Hiv Be Transmitted From A Pin

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Ten Pin Bowling

Is there any chance of contracting HIV or any other STDs from leftover blood or other human stuff in the holes in bowling bowls in public bowling alleys? Thanks Dr Bob whether you answer or not, i will contiue to support the foundation and read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It may have been awhile since I've been bowling, but I don't remember there being a whole lotta blood on the lanes. After all, this is bowling, not rugby or boxing, frevinsakes! No, there is no risk of STDs, including HIV, from... Read more »

Infection from pin stick?

I recently stuck my fingertip on one of those pins that come with a new shirt. It wasn't a... Read more »

Stuck by pin attached to new men's shirts

Infection from pin stick?I recently stuck my fingertip on one of those pins that come with a new... Read more »
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Study Estimates HIV Is Transmitted During 1 in 900 Acts of Unprotected Heterosexual Sex

A person living with HIV will transmit the virus, on average, once out of every 900 acts of unprotected heterosexual sex. At least, this is the estimate based on a study of mixed-status couples in Africa , published on Jan. 11 in the Journal of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
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On Pins and Needles

Hill, don't make the same mistake as Bill Last April, Housing Works president and CEO Charles King tried to pin down 2008 presidential frontrunner Senator Hillary Clinton about her position on lifting the ban on federal funding for needle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexually Transmitted HIV Infection Among African Americans in North Carolina

In the context of high rates of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in the southeastern United States, which greatly exceeds such transmission among whites, the investigators launched a study to determine risk factors... Read more »
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Pin stick and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This may be a stupid question and some of you out there may laugh, but it is something that is not funny to me.

Earlier tonight, I walked outside with my socks on to put something in my truck (which was parked in the driveway). On my way back... Read more »

Can I Stop Being a Pin Cushion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All

I got my 16 week HIV test. It was NEG. Can I stop testing. I'm really worried that I need to test out to 6 months.

I got the ELISA testfeom ehivtest.com.

I was worried becasue I still have some syptoms. One symptom that popped up is... Read more »

pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety attacks, especially after a night of drinking coud this be hiv?? Read more »

razor and tattoo pins ...can some 1 effected???

Posted by billi302
hi friends
i came to know that hiv virus dies in air exposure,and if there is hiv+ some blood on razor blade or tattoo pin,how can then person be effected..and it is considered as the low risk factor???..why.
thanks for ur knowledge sharing.
health... Read more »