Hiv Aids And Syringes
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Illinois Pharmacy Reports Few Sales of Syringes Under Law Permitting Syringe Sales Without PrescriptionFew people have taken advantage of an Illinois law that allows the purchase of hypodermic needles without a prescription, according to Walgreens , one of the state's largest pharmacies, the Chicago Sun-Times reports (McKinney, Chicago Sun-Times... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.As far as HIV-2 is concerned, this virus is only rarely found outside ofWestern Africa. This is a separate virus from HIV-1 (not a strain of HIV-1). The major differences between HIV-1 (found worldwide) and HIV-2,... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThere is no way to tell you exactly. Virus can live for quite awhile in a syringe but decays with time. Therefore, the more time, the less virus present and the lower the risk of infection. Your situation is bizarre. As you are so worried, I... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiOf course it is hard to worry! But yes through everything you have described your risk of HIV transmission is very small. Occupational exposure, being stuck by a needle for example carries less than a 3% risk and that's when there is a lot of... Read more »
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Posted by anxiousanne, 1 ReplyHow long can HIV survive inside of a syringe used to inject drugs? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThis is such a great place to post questions, Oop and 143 and everyone that helps and gives a word of advice and understanding, Thank you.
10 weeks ago I had an accident with a syringe on a local bar. I went to the bathroom, the place was full, wash... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI took the rapid test and it came back negative after 08 weeks... But I am very worried, since I am fearful of seeing the syringe, so i turned away when the doc began to draw blood from my vein...
I am afraid that the doc forgot to change the... Read more »
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