Can You Be Infected With Hiv While Being Tested With The Needle
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. That includes both the nipple-sucking and blood-drawing incidents! Thank you for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,It is difficult for me to totally evaluate the degree of risk associated with your occupational exposure to HIV without additional information, such as the severity of the wound, source patient's viral load, extent of the exposure to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 sufficient for... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions.Many of the guidelines for needlestickexposures to HIV have already been address in the question, "Are there rapidPCR, P24 antigen, viral culture or other rapid tests for suspicious needlesticks?", dated... Read more »
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Posted by Faith1970, 1 ReplyI pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »
Posted by gabby12345, 1 ReplyHello.
This is my story, It is extremely stupid and I'm aware of that.
Last Thursday (5 days ago) I wondered off from my friends during the course of a heavy drinking session. I remember very little, but I do know that I ended up with a homeless... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThe nurse in my doctor office is a crazy murderer she purposely used a dirty neddle to infect me because I complained to the doctor about her habit not to wear gloves or whash her hands.My test is ready but the specialist has not call back yet ,I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI went to see a specialist last night in Melbourne, to check up on the other health issues of mine - due to HIV anxiaty.
He is extremely known doctor, and excelletn specialist and operator, not HIV specialist though.
Anyway, I told him from the... Read more »
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