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Is It Possible To Get Hiv By Getting Poked By A Hiv Needle

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Possible intentional HIV needle poke by a sex worker

I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst giving me a massage I felt a slight prick. I would compare it to the feeling of a hair being pulled out, however I have no hair on my back. Now I am...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question...I'm a little confused where your theory is coming from. There are no details in the story you're telling me that makes all that seem likely.It sounds HIGHLY unlikely that you were stabbed with a needle.If you got... Read more »

Possible intentional needle poke by sex worker

I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst... Read more »

Dirty EMG needle poke.

Dr. Please Im going insane, On January 24, 2001 I believe I was poked with a solid (EMG) needle, I... Read more »
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Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
I had a few sewing needles in a box on the bus and a 2 teenagers wanted to see them so i let them. The kids started poking themselves with the needles and drew blood. I asked them if it hurt and in reply with one of the needles he lightly poked me... Read more »

poked with a dirty lancet that had hiv

Posted by worriedmommy, 1 Reply
i am worried sick i was poked by a very mean person who has hiv am i am worried sick can u catch via a lancet Read more »

HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
My boyfriend is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load. However, he has recently started giving himself injections of HGH. He asked for me to do it today and I did so. However, afterwards when I was putting the cap on, the needle somehow... Read more »

Possible needle infection 5 days ago, need help.

Posted by gabby12345, 1 Reply
Hello.
This is my story, It is extremely stupid and I'm aware of that.
Last Thursday (5 days ago) I wondered off from my friends during the course of a heavy drinking session. I remember very little, but I do know that I ended up with a homeless... Read more »