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Do People Get AIDS 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.

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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

... CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been infected with HIV from being stuck by needles in non-health care settings? Are lesbians or other women... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...needle-exchange programs do not provide sufficient resources to reach all IDUs. "Without the federal funding, we're missing people that we could reach," Thomas said. According to Paola Barahona of Physicians for Human Rights , supporters of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Restrictions Lifted on Sale of Needles

...counter and sold under a pharmacist's supervision. There is no age restriction. Pharmacists are not required to sell syringes to people lacking prescriptions, said Leslie Amoros of Pennsylvania's Department of State, which oversees regulatory... Read more »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...out.. how stupid of me to dig through trash I was only trying to help!! What are the chances...? Also.. there were no other people at the gym so had there been a needle it would not have been just used ,I don't know if that makes difference? ... 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 Read more »