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I Shared A Needle Do I Have Aids

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needles sharing HIV stats.

HEllo Dr. B.Youve mentioned coutless times that the risk for penile-vaginal non protected penetration risk of aquiring HIV is 5 in 10000 and Male-2-male is 10-10000. what about needle sharing.. No, im not a drug user, but was just curious as u have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Glad to be of service!The estimated per-episode risk of acquiring HIV from sharing needles with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 67 per 10,000 exposures.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

sharing needles & risk of hep/hiv

i used to inject heroin and in the past i have shared needles on many occasions. i do know that... Read more »

HIV risk from dog bite same as needle stick?

This question is a bit strange but it makes sence. Can a person get HIV from a dogs bite after it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

...a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection, the AP/ Chicago Tribune... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Atlantic County Prosecutor Says No to Atlantic City Needle Exchange

...edict, even in court. "We're still planning on moving forward," said Cash. "There are some legal challenges we need to address." Shared needles are the cause of over half the HIV/AIDS cases in Atlantic City, where the HIV rate among black men is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Magazine Examines Needle-Exchange Programs

... In a New York Times magazine article, Tina Rosenberg examines how needle sharing has contributed to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the viability of needle exchange programs as a prevention strategy. Rosenberg Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Egypt: Needle Sharing by Drug Users a Dangerous Sign

...Dr. Ehab El Kharrat, who has treated Cairo drug users for 16 years, did not know that many of his clients were sharing needles until he recently began discussing HIV awareness with them. Syringes and needles are cheap and available without a... Read more »
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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 »

Can I get AIDS from ....???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can I get HIV from playing someone's guitar ? If they have AIDS ? Read more »

HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording of a person sitting on a needle and then getting HIV ? will you know if you sat on a needle around the tailbone area ? Read more »

sharing utensils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...positive. I love her very much but still worry about catching HIV through indirect contact. Usually, we are very careful about needles, etc, but when we sit down to a meal, she will dip into the main dish with the spoon she eats with. I was... Read more »