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Can You Get Aids From A Safety Pin

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prick bt safety pin in a store/mall

I was at tge mall/store lookung at some botton pins that u can put on ur shirt when accidentally a safety pin which is what are used fir button pins pricked my thumb I felt the pain but no blood came out should I get tested for hiv?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
See recent post about used jeans and a prick. Same answer. DW... Read more »

safety pin stab?

I was wearing flip flops outside and stepped on a safety pin that stabbed the bottom of my foot.... Read more »

PEP??? Safety pin prick at gym. Please answer

Yesterday at the gym I pricked myself on a safety pin on a key used on the gym lockers. Safety pin... Read more »
Housing Works

On Pins and Needles

Hill, don't make the same mistake as Bill Last April, Housing Works president and CEO Charles King tried to pin down 2008 presidential frontrunner Senator Hillary Clinton about her position on lifting the ban on federal funding for needle... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Marijuana Safety Study Completed: Weight Gain, No Safety Problems

After years of bureaucratic nightmare, a research team at the University of California has completed a safety study of smoked marijuana vs. oral dronabinol (Marinol(R), an FDA-approved oral drug with the same main active ingredient as marijuana) vs.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Migrant Workers at High AIDS Risk: Expert

Today in Hong Kong, Wan Shao Pin, a doctor and project officer with the China-UK HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Project in southwestern Sichuan province, told a health seminar that China faces a surge in HIV/AIDS unless it curbs the epidemic's spread... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Clinton Per Capita Cap Proposal Threatens Health Care Safety Net For People With AIDS

Contact: Joe Zuñiga, AIDS Action (202) 986-1300 Ext. 3042 WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a time when Americans living with HIV disease are enjoyingrenewed hope spurred by the advent of promising AIDS therapies, the health caresafety-net program that... Read more »
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Can I Stop Being a Pin Cushion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All

I got my 16 week HIV test. It was NEG. Can I stop testing. I'm really worried that I need to test out to 6 months.

I got the ELISA testfeom

I was worried becasue I still have some syptoms. One symptom that popped up is... Read more »

razor and tattoo pins ...can some 1 effected???

Posted by billi302
hi friends
i came to know that hiv virus dies in air exposure,and if there is hiv+ some blood on razor blade or tattoo pin,how can then person be effected..and it is considered as the low risk factor???..why.
thanks for ur knowledge sharing.
health... Read more »

pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety attacks, especially after a night of drinking coud this be hiv?? Read more »

I'm looking for "Pride Pins" from every state.

Posted by durkART, 1 Reply
I'm looking for PRIDE pin from each state, to put on a piece of artwork I'm working on. I'm calling it "Pride." It'll include State Pride or "Family" Pride. My goal is to have a "PRIDE Pin" from EVERY State. "Pride" I'm defining as a state pin, bar... Read more »