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Can You Be Stabbed With Hiv Aids In Needles

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Stabbed by a needle?

Dr Bob please help me with my worry.I am worried about being stabbed by an HIV needle. I went to bed to sleep and the next morning I woke up and realised I forgot to lock the front door. I am worried that while I was asleep someone may have come...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Matt,Your fears are totally irrational. Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. I strongly urge you to seek counseling (psychotherapy) to help you confront and cope with your irrational fears.Dr. Bob... Read more »

A psychopath stabbed me!!!!! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

I met a guy who had some argue with me before (actually I did something bad to him because he... Read more »

getting stabbed with hiv needle

my daughter and i were out it was a bit dark and i was walking a little bit ahead of her and she... Read more »
Articles
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 and successful programs it finds... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

The New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS on Monday released a draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces Discussing Needle Exchange as HIV Prevention Method

The U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs , the U.N. policy-making agency on drug-related issues, on Monday in Vienna, Austria, began reviewing and analyzing international drug policy and is scheduled to discuss how to combine the war against drugs with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware: Senator Won't Quit on Needle Exchange

Delaware has the nation's fifth-highest HIV infection rate, and about 43 percent of the state's AIDS cases are attributed to IV drug use, compared with just 25 percent nationally. Delaware law requires a prescription to buy or possess a hypodermic... Read more »
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AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
This is 2 weeks ago and now , I am very anxious , I can't sleep and cry a lot .The important point that I can't tell about it to my parents . Ok , I and my mom walked around the lake 2 weeks ago and stopped to have some ice creams . At that time ,... Read more »

stabbed myself with paperclip: risk of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

while getting a HIV test at a clinic, I had to use the rest room.

The key to the restroom was on an improvised keychain made from twisted paperclips.

I managed to stab myself in the thumb with the the sharp end of a paperclip as I was using the... Read more »

HIV from stabbing foot

Posted by caman1313, 2 Replies
What's the risk factor from steping on something that potential stabed my foot. Don't remember exactly what the object was. But it stabbed my heal since I didnt have shoes on. Would there be potential for HIV if it was a needle. Would I have know if... Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
Hi i am a male from malaysia,i was just hanging around with my friend last week,we were just sitting in a corner playing with our handhelp videogames.suddenly a group of 6 homosexual indian people walked past,they were talking and shouting alll... Read more »