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How Long Does Hiv Lives On A Needle

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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 »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...pass these tests do be able to donate. I have been really really reallly worried that she pricked my finger with a contaminated needle. I wasnt paying attention to see if she used a new needle, because i didnt know i was gonna get pricked. She... Read more »

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...to know include any doctor or dentist providing health services for you, sexual partners and people with whom you have shared needles. You may also decide to tell friends and family so they can be available to support you. You are not legally... Read more »

Needles in the vending machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Say you were to get pricked by a needle on the finger how deep would the wound have to be in order for the HIV fluid to get into your body ? what is the risk ? and would you even bleed ? im not the needle guy on here, just a guy who read Read more »

But I bleached the needles........

Posted by starbright4876, 4 Replies
...I was a big dummy for a long time.Since I was 18(now 29)I have had many,many unprotected sexual encounters,shared needles,pipes,equipment,ect. All of my hiv tests were NEG.I was scared and happy each and everytime! So,After 18 months of absolute Read more »