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Can Hiv Be Transmitted From A Safety Pin

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Pregnant and scared pricked self when opening safety pin

Recently I bought some baby clothes at a big used clothing sale. When I went to take the price tags off 19 days later I pricked myself when opening the safety pin that the tag was attached to. If someone else pricked themself with the same pin...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please refer HIV related questions to the HIV forum.No you would not be at risk. Read more »

VERY SCARED ABOUT POSSIBLE RISK OF INFECTION FROM SAFETY PIN

Dear Dr, I was helping out at my kid's school show the other night, whilst cleaning up the clothes... Read more »

Safety pin prick

I was at a huge consignment sale yesterday and pricked my finger with an open safety pin am I at... Read more »
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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 »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fats also stores energy. There... Read more »
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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 »
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April 23rd is Rethinking AIDS Day

Posted by Alex1
...Just enjoy yourself and BE yourself, with other free thinkers. Show up with your black ribbon, or, alternatively, a safety pin with nothing on it. Look for other people so adorned, or Beth Ely in a red suit and her trademark sunglasses. San... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »

Ears and Throat????respond PLEASE!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have this itch very deep down in my ears and my tonsils. The itch is so severe that I have to stick anything from a safety pin to an ink pen in my ear to make it stop. It itches so bad. Now I have these BIG bumps in my throat and they are not... Read more »