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Can Hiv Be Transmitted From A Pin

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Splinter removal with pin

Hi Doctor,Something happened today that has me pretty upset, and I'm hoping you can shed some light on the situation. At work today, I noticed that I had a little splinter or something in my forearm, so I started to try and dig it out, which made...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not be concerned about this event. I would not recommend testing either. I hope this helps. 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 »

Pins and HIV

Hi! I'm paranoid about being infected by HIV. Here is why: It was May 13, I was in my P.E. class... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Solomon Islands' Media Should Increase HIV/AIDS Awareness, Combat Stigma, Official Says

...for the country, said recently at the close of a week-long media training on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, PINS/ Solomon Star News reports. The meeting -- funded by Oxfam and organized by the Solomon Islands Planned... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...medication side effect. In fact, women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Pin stick and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...house and I stepped on a sharp object that I thought was a sand spur. When I looked down at my foot, I noticed that it was a pin (like the ones that come with shirts and pants.) I immediately pulled it out and threw it away. When I looked at... Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no blood on my hand so if I didi get stuck it didnt go very deep but I did see a very small nic of... Read more »

HIV Transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...looking for them, I felt something sharp poke me. When I pulled my hand out, I noticed that I was poked with some type of a pin or something that is used for sewing. Once I pulled it out, I noticed there was a little bit of blood on my hand... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »