How Long Does Hiv Live On Needles

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Flipped-Tested and waiting

Dr. Bob-Well, I did it. I got tested yesterday(just 3 days early).I figured it wouldn't hurt due to my risk being remote and essentially non-existent,(eye rubbing) . So, now I wait. I am really afraid. I know everyone said I was O.K.(you and other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...what's wrong with me? All I do is cry . . ." I believe you are already well aware what's wrong. You have developed a phobia about HIV and consequently have fears about begin HIV infected. Psychotherapy to treat the underlying irrational fears is... Read more »

HIV risk from standard blood draw

Hello: I was wondering if there is any real possibility of getting infected with HIV from just a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey's Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent Increased Number of HIV Cases Among IDUs, Officials Say

...Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Needle-Exchange Program Reports Some Success, Areas for Improvement

... New Jersey's first needle-exchange program in Atlantic City is seeing some success in distributing clean needles but relatively less success in referring Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term "AIDS" -- which is what doctors call it when HIV disease becomes advanced -- wasn't coined until 1982, and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., to Invest $650,000 in Needle-Exchange Programs

... Washington, D.C., plans to invest $650,000 in needle-exchange programs to help prevent the spread of HIV among injection drug users in the city, officials announced Wednesday, the Read more »