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How Long Can HIV Live On A Needle Tip

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RN stuck with HIV infected blunt tip needle

A couple of days ago I was re-flushing an emergently placed central line on an HIV + patient with a metal blunt tipped needle. (same needle used to flush another port)The syringe had some blood in it. I missed the injection port and stuck the distal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It is difficult for me to totally evaluate the degree of risk associated with your occupational exposure to HIV without additional information, such as the severity of the wound, source patient's viral load, extent of the exposure to... Read more »

acquiring HIV from dirty needle at STD clinic

Hi,I understand that I sound ignorant even asking this question but it has been on my mind in the... Read more »
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Rae Lewis-Thornton Shares Tips for Beginning to Live With HIV (Video)

Renowned speaker, blogger and advocate Rae Lewis-Thornton has been living with HIV/AIDS for more than 25 years -- and she's learned a lot about survival along the way. In this video, Rae shares wisdom from a long life with HIV/AIDS, especially for... Read more »
The Well Project

Travel Tips for People Living With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Pack Your Pills First Food and Water Adjust your Dosing Schedule Traveling Outside the Country Reminders Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Many of the newer HIV drugs have fairly easy dosing... Read more »
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'Tis the Season for Adherence: Holiday Tips for Living Well With HIV

The holidays can be a bowl of mixed nuts: sweet, salty, highly caloric, and not always as satisfying as we'd like. At the top of the to-do list for many people living with HIV during the holidays? Adherence. Thankfully, no one out there has to go at... Read more »
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Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More

Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More March 4, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 Replies
how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn STDROmance.com Read more »

i have been living with hiv a long time

Posted by confusion, 2 Replies
i am attractive and educated just wanting to share my life with a special man..i know you are out there Read more »

HIV+, Living postively and in search of friends and a long term relaitonship

Posted by blessed70
Hello,
I have read majority of your blogs and I must say this is a good place to start when you dont have close people to relate with.
Where do I start Since I was diagnosed with HIV I have gone through the 5 stages of loss and grief.
Stage 1. Denial... Read more »