Can You Get Hiv From A One Touch Lancet

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...(if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about whether specific sexual acts are riskier than others, check out these frequently asked questions from...
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hiv infection with diabetes lancet

earlier tenant had left diabetes lancet in cupboard drawer. after six months or so, i was cleaning and got pricked by one of the lancet.since i don't know history of that person, is there any chance of HIV infection.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! HIV doesn't live very long at all outside the body.Dr. Bob Read more »

lancet prick cause hiv?

Dear doc,I had gone today for blood donation to Asian heart institute in mumbai which is a JCI accredited and Niaho accredited. Before blood donation they first prick you with a lancet and take your blood to ascertain the blood group. I forgot to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Lancets are not reused. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent.2. No. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body.3. I see Read more »

17 and first HIV test

I got tested at an HIV clinic... They did a rapid test where they prick your finger with a lancet. A few minutes after I put the band-aid on I took it off while still at the clinic. Now I'm worried if I touched a door knob or table, or anything that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and your fears, completely unwarranted.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino Read more »

hiv risk from lancet?

Dear Dr.I have heard about you on another forum, and people say you are an expert on the HIV topic and our answers are never wrong.I am male, 30 living in the U.K for 3 years. I had a one off encounter with a CSW in London, had a condom malfunction,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(answer that never changes).1.Is there a possibility that a clinic in London (or anywhere) would reuse a pricking device for HIV testing? No, absolutely not.2.Can you move on? Dude, you should have been in motion long ago. Stop testing. Stop... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Violence Aimed at Girls, Women in Swaziland Linked to High HIV/AIDS Risk, Other Health Issues, Report Says

...mode among women in high-burden countries such as Swaziland. Sexual violence was defined as forced sex, coerced sex and forced touching. Five percent of girls had experienced forced sex before age 18, and coerced intercourse was reported by 9%... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...fullness. Temporary and permanent fillers are available.Temporary fillers usually last from three to 12 months and usually requiretouch-ups. Permanent fillers provide long-lasting results, but generally cannotbe removed if the outcome is not... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she pulled out a Condom from her hand bag and tried to... Read more »


Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im in complete SHOCK is there a chance that my daughter got infected from touching the blood?? Please help me : ((((((( Read more »


Posted by hello123, 1 Reply
...Where can I buy lancets? I went to the pharmacy today and they only had the kind that you put into a machine. I need ones that you can use by themselves. Read more »