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Can You Get Hiv From A One Touch Lancet

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Lancet stick

Hi Bob, First of all I would like to appreciate your work in helping the millions of people dealing with fears of HIV. I went to test today at one of the whitman-walker clinic today. The counseller while doing the testing touched the trash...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax! I see absolutely no HIV risk from your experience at the clinic. None! So ratchet down that anxiety level, OK? You are fine. You are negative.Go celebrate!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Immediate re-used of lancet risk with HIV transmission

Hi, i want to know the risk of HIV transmission from re-used of lancet device that is considering... Read more »

hiv infection with diabetes lancet

earlier tenant had left diabetes lancet in cupboard drawer. after six months or so, i was cleaning... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Examines Status of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Programs in Uganda

The Lancet on Saturday examined the Ugandan government's HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, as well as the country's "condom crisis" that "seems to be reversing the country's fortunes" in reducing HIV prevalence. Uganda has a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinion Pieces on HIV Prevention, Epidemic in China

The Lancet on Saturday published two editorials about HIV prevention and China's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Summaries appear below. Merson et al., Lancet : According to Michael Merson of the Duke Global Health Institute and colleagues, HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Genetic Study of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain Found in NYC Patient

The March 19 issue of the journal Lancet includes a genetic study of the rare, drug-resistant HIV strain found in a New York City patient, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. The study -- based on the work of a team of researchers from the Aaron Diamond... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Infectious Diseases Features Reflection on Use of HIV/AIDS Money in Mozambique

A Lancet Infectious Diseases Reflection and Reaction piece says while PEPFAR's "investment of over US$228 million into Mozambique in 2008 alone" resulted in "an exponential increase in the number of people on" ARVs andboosted prevention programs,... Read more »
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sugar lancet

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to my basement in my building shoeless. I stepped on a lancet, the ones that are use to check blood sugar. It's a tiny needle, but it did pierce my skin. Is this a risk. I didn't think so cause it was proabably on the floor for a while ... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

poked with a dirty lancet that had hiv

Posted by worriedmommy, 1 Reply
i am worried sick i was poked by a very mean person who has hiv am i am worried sick can u catch via a lancet Read more »


Posted by Str8ass, 3 Replies
Hi Every1,

ANY1WHO NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR CHAT GET IN TOUCH - Ive been HIV 4yrs now and been trough the DARK and out the other end - Ive alot to share - and to be positive gets you through it all. Cheers Roars.... Read more »