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How To Avoid Hiv At Raves

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HIV AIds? (NEEDLESTICK AT A RAVE, 2010) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2010)

Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave and i felt a like a pinch or a prick in my side. I got out of the crowd and told my friends. they saw no evidence of anything like a prick mark or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Nick,What you experienced was a mild anxiety-induced panic attack. Your fears about being pricked with an HIV-infected syringe at the rave are completely unwarranted. This is a fairly common worry among ravers! See below.Dr. BobPlease Read more »

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Hi, I recently went to the New Years Rave, Together as One in California. Ive heard that many... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
...(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?") Hi there, Thank you in advance for reading... I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. Read more »

I'm extremely worried!

Posted by 1234lan, 1 Reply
...ring without washing it out or anything. I totally freaked out the next day because I don't know who this girl is or if she has hiv. About two weeks later I went and got tested and it came out negative but the doctor said most times it doesn't... Read more »

Just found out, husband stopped taking meds ...

Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Replies
...Finally, we met an intelligent doctor who realized it was cancer. Misdiagnosing doctors scare me. Plus, I was told I was HIV+ in 2000, and have never taken a med, and have had great health. The doctor encouraged me to go on HART, but I felt... Read more »