Hiv Exposure Risk From Needle Tear
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The first question I have is why was your trainer giving you an injection and what was he injecting? Certainly a percutaneous stick with a hollow-bore needle used on an HIVer is a risk for HIV acquisition. The degree of risk depends on many... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere is no way to calculate your prcise risk of either hep B or HIV from what sounds like a relatively low-risk exposure, but hep B is far more contagious than HIV, so the odds are higher that you'd get hepatitis than you'd get HIV. If... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,As a health care worker I would hope you would know exactly what to do in the case of an occupational exposure. It should have been an important part of your medical training and orientation to your current position wherever it is in the field... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Actually your experience is not different and my response about being stuck with potentially HIV-tainted sharp objects at raves remains exactly the same. No risk. It's all urban legend. (See below.) If my reassurance is not sufficient for... Read more »
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Posted by Faith77, 1 ReplyAn HIV positive patient came to our hospital with perhaps tear duct block and I was asked to do Syringing of the eye by the ophthalmologist. I did the procedure without gloves because it is easier and also saw the nose with an endoscope. later on... Read more »
Posted by skrskr2, 1 ReplyHi. Last night I had an encounter whereby I was briefly anally penetrated unprotected by a man I did not know. The encounter lasted maximum a minute before I came to my senses and stopped it. It was in a public cruising ground, so when working out... Read more »
Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 ReplyI am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex.
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Posted by JohnKan, 1 ReplyHi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »
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