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Hiv Feeling Of Needle Pricks

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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 disappeared...
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 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 »

needle prick injury - exposure to HIV

I am a health worker & have just pricked myself after giving IM injection to HIV +ve patient. No... Read more »
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Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...how much IV drug users we have down on tht part of town but i was jw if you say got pricked by a needle if it would give you HIV if the needle was infected and ive never had a shot before so i dont know what the needle feels like exactly but if i... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
...hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

Any Answers - Muchly Appreciated!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...glad I found this site! Here's my situation: 14 weeks ago I was in a park and putting something in the bin when I felt a sharp prick - looked inside and saw the culprit was a used needle. I was fairly relaxed given the low risk of... Read more »