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Can You Get Infected With AIDS By Getting Poked By A Needle?

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needle poke at a rave

hey doc. needle poked me at a rave about six months ago at EDC 2009. or i think because i woke up the next day and saw a a little red bump on my bicep and a black dot in the middle. about two three weeks after that i had a fever for a day, and it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Ah yes, another "needle poke at a rave." This truly has become a QTND (question that never dies)! Doesn't anyone just dance or have clandestine nookie at raves anymore? It seems like raves have become overpopulated with deranged... Read more »

Transmission of HIV From Being Poked With a Needle At a Rave

Hello,I've been reading ur website and had a question myself regarding the transmission of HIV... Read more »

Dirty EMG needle poke.

Dr. Please Im going insane, On January 24, 2001 I believe I was poked with a solid (EMG) needle, I... Read more »
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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are... Read more »
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Getting Poked: An Annual Flu Shot and Living With HIV

Ria Denise I am curious to know why is it that when something is needed pretty much every year, the supply for such things do not meet the demand. In this case, I am speaking about the flu shot and this happens every single year. What makes this... 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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Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us Sharon Gambles. When Sharon was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, like many other people, she thought HIV was a gay white man's disease, thus she knew nothing about the disease. To make matters, during this... Read more »
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Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
I had a few sewing needles in a box on the bus and a 2 teenagers wanted to see them so i let them. The kids started poking themselves with the needles and drew blood. I asked them if it hurt and in reply with one of the needles he lightly poked me... Read more »

purposely infected by nurse with dirty needle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The 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 »

HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
My boyfriend is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load. However, he has recently started giving himself injections of HGH. He asked for me to do it today and I did so. However, afterwards when I was putting the cap on, the needle somehow... Read more »

Needle Stories

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
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HIV Needle-Stick Rumors Still Thriving Online

Rumors of recent needle-stick incidents in Dallas and Denver, plus copycat pranks in Virginia



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