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Hiv And Syringe Prick

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prick by a syringe used to a patient positive in hepatitis c

i was pricked by a syringe used to a patient with active hepatitis c viruswhat can i do now...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get HCV testing by your primary care doctor if you are talking about a syringe for drugs...If you are referring to a syringe used in medical care, then go to your employee health service. You can check for HCV RNA at 4 to 6 weeks to see if... Read more »

prick by a syringe used to a patient positive in hepatitis B

hi! i was pricked by a syringe used in a patient whose positive in hepaB. I was vaccinated by... Read more »

hcv syringe prick

I am orthopaedic surgeon. I was injecting into heel of my patient while destroying syringe i... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syringe Sharing and HIV Incidence Among Injection Drug Users and Increased Access to Sterile Syringes

Toward the goal of maximizing sterile syringe access and reducing rates of syringe sharing, between 2000 and 2003 the Vancouver, British Columbia, health authority modified its syringe exchange program (SEP) policies by shifting the focus from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Pharmacy Reports Few Sales of Syringes Under Law Permitting Syringe Sales Without Prescription

Few 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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Cost-Effectiveness of Consistent and Early Intervention of Harm Reduction for Injecting Drug Users in Bangladesh

The authors evaluated the cost-effectiveness of a needle/syringe exchange program, CARE-SHAKTI, operating in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study included an assessment of CARE-SHAKTI over three years; an additional year relative to cessation; and relative... Read more »
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Rapid Test Accuracy Question. Finger Prick Method.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
I am curious and do have a question about Hiv Rapid Testing accuracy. I always test about every 3 to 6 months as I compete in combat sports and it is mandatory, and I go to planned parenthood usually and they use a rapid test and prick my finger.... Read more »

Needle prick jokes at school !

Posted by Gianerick, 1 Reply
Hey i have posted here two times before , first for hiv through earrings and someone told me i was ok and that i didnt have nothing !

Then i posted about fingering a girl called ( hand sex) and they told me that fingering is no hiv risk from that ! Read more »

Needle prick

Posted by Kengianerick, 1 Reply
Hey , i have a really big question , on december 3 2012 i recieved a needle prick in school guy were doing jokes and i didnt know they were giving hand shakes with the needle on the hand and someone gave me a hand shake and pricked me , now is... Read more »