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Can U Get HIV From Reused Needle

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Was shot with a ball (containing needles) at a rave... HIV? PLEASE HELP! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

Hi Doc. I've read the previous questions about needle stick injuries and pin pricks at this forum and you have answered all of them the same way. However, MINE IS DIFFERENT! PLEASE HELP ME OUT DOC!!! About a week ago, I went to a Electric Daisy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually your experience is not different and my response about being stuck with potentially HIV-tainted sharp objects at raves remains exactly the same. No risk. It's all urban legend. (See below.) If my reassurance is not Read more »

RE-USED NEEDLE??? (VICIOUS CYCLE OF HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have to say I feel SO unbelievably stupid asking this... but it's really, really been... Read more »

HIV in needle

I like to know how long HIV can survive inside of needle. i mean abandoned drug needles that might... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding for Needle-Exchange Programs; Campaign Coincides With National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... The NAACP , the National Urban League and other advocacy groups on Thursday, which also is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , called on Congress to repeal a 20-year-old ban on federal funding for needle-exchange programs, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern About Obama's Continuation of Needle-Exchange Funding Ban

... Although President Obama previously has expressed support for needle-exchange programs as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, advocates recently expressed concern that the administration's 2009-2010 budget proposal intends to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Treatment Access Decree Dropped at WHO Conference After U.S. Objection to Support for Needle-Exchange Program, Officials Say

...Health Organization 's Asia-Pacific conference in Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday said a resolution calling for universal HIV/AIDS treatment access was withdrawn after U.S. delegates proposed amendments, including removing wording that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Despite Being Largest AIDS Funder, U.S. Policy on Needle Exchange Makes It "Scoundrel" in HIV/AIDS Fight, Editorial Says

... The Bush administration is "both savior and scoundrel" in the fight against HIV/AIDS because the United States is the largest funder of AIDS programs worldwide but it also "uses its muscle to extinguish necessary Read more »
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AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
........I don't know this spot have before this or not ...... .I've cried a lot and thought that maybe , that man stabbed me by a + HIV needle . Guys , I want to know that : 1) does it hurt when you are stabbed by a needle ? or don't feel anything (... Read more »

HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load. However, he has recently started giving himself injections of HGH. He asked for 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 in Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Have any of you sat on an IV needle before ? have you heard of anyone sitting on a needle and contracted HIV ? What are the chances of sitting on one ? if i did sit on one would i know ? Read more »