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Do People Catch HIV From Reused Needle

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transmission of hiv through touching the infected needle and subsequently drawing blood from other person

Dr Bob, Please answer my question I am in great anexity. I have sucked the nipple of a prostitute and went of rapid test after 03 week and 07 week. But at the time of my second test the person was drawing blood had some casual approach. He had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. That includes both the nipple-sucking and blood-drawing incidents! Thank you for your support Read more »

HIV +ve people carrying needles

Dr. Bob, Now that there are 1 Million HIV +ve people in the USA, I have a fear -- I heard many HIV... Read more »

Needle Stick from "HIV infected person"

Hi DR. BobWell, i've read consderably more of this website than I care to. There are some really... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

...a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection, the AP/ Chicago Tribune... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern About Obama's Continuation of Needle-Exchange Funding Ban

... Although President Obama previously has expressed support for needle-exchange programs as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, advocates recently expressed concern that the administration's 2009-2010 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Camden, N.J., City Council Member Proposes Needle-Exchange Program to Prevent HIV, Hepatitis C Transmission

...Camden, N.J., City Council Member Ali Sloan-El (R) on Tuesday plans to introduce legislation to allow a needle-exchange program in the city to reduce the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users, even though the move would Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

HIV Experts Applaud Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding for Needle Exchange Programs

... The repeal of the 20-year-old ban on federal funding for needle exchange programs marks a crucial, lifesaving step forward for HIV prevention. As HIV clinicians and researchers, we applaud Read more »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...pass these tests do be able to donate. I have been really really reallly worried that she pricked my finger with a contaminated needle. I wasnt paying attention to see if she used a new needle, because i didnt know i was gonna get pricked. She... Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and I didn't find any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no... Read more »

HIV in Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Have any of you sat on an IV needle before ? have you heard of anyone sitting on a needle and contracted HIV ? What are the chances of sitting on one ? if i did Read more »

Needles taped to chairs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sounds crazy but it truely isnt because ive heard of people putting needles on chairs by taping them on there, just the needle so ppl sit on it, has there been any records of someone getting HIV bcuz of Read more »