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pregnanat healtcare worker purposely pricked herself w/needle and now demands i take an hiv test and is getting workers comp

I am HIV negative as of one year ago and am celibate so no reason to have a great fear of carrying the disease. I was recently in a "chain" weight loss center having my blood drawn and the nurse wore gloves, and everything went ok. She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: You are not required by law to do anything. If you feel the situation is a "set up," advise the person in charge at the weight loss center. In case it's not a setup, you could offer to go with the nurse to a... Read more »

needle prick in butt @ party

i was at a party, that had alot of gay people there, some known to be hiv+. many people there were... Read more »

suture needle prick

i am currently a 3rd year medical student doing my surgery rotation. recently i was suturing an... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S., U.N. Drug Policy Heads Disagree on Needle Exchange for HIV/AIDS Prevention

Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy John Walters and Antonio Maria Costa, head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime , on Monday at the 48th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria, disagreed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Ferries Install Bins for Used Needles

To reduce the risk of hepatitis and HIV, there are now disposal containers in all public restrooms aboard Washington state's 29 ferries, which transport more than 68,000 passengers daily. The red plastic containers, stamped with the biohazard... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle-Exchange Pilot Program in New Jersey Is "Struggling" to Enroll IDUs, AP/Long Island Newsday Reports

New Jersey's pilot needle-exchange program is "struggling" to enroll injection drug users in part because of a lack of funding, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports (Mulvihill, AP/Long Island Newsday , 2/23). The pilot programs were recently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Supervisors Narrowly Approve Clean-Needle Program

On Tuesday, the Solano County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to approve a pilot non-prescription needle project aimed at reducing the transmission of blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis. The program allows people ages 18 and older to... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Deliberate Needle prick

Posted by WorriedLad
Hi sorry to bother anyone here but im really looking for a bit of advice. Ive been living with an issue now for 3 years regarding something which happened to me whilst i was holidaying in Ibiza. I was stuck in the arm by someone with what i can... Read more »