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Most Common Infection With Needle Stick Hiv

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Needle Stick from "HIV infected person"

Hi DR. BobWell, i've read consderably more of this website than I care to. There are some really weird ppl out there...My situation is fairly straight forward: I was involved in an altercation with a homeless person who then stabbed with a syringe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The CDC has been closely monitoring confirmed HIV-positive needle stick exposures for many years, and the statistics you stated appear to be holding steady. Chances of seroconverting from a significant Read more »

needle stick injury

i was stuck by a hollow bore needle aftering performing blood taking for a patient. my hand bled... Read more »

Follow-up on needlestick question

Hello Dr. Conway,A few months ago I asked the question about a PCR test 24 days following a... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most Surgical Residents Fail to Report Needle-Stick Injuries, Increasing Risk of HIV, Other Bloodborne Diseases, Study Says

...and sought treatment immediately, the Baltimore Sun reports. According to the Sun , surgical residents are prone to needle sticks because they are inexperienced. In addition, residents often work with high-risk patients and conduct... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of Nurses in U.K. Have Experienced Needle Stick Injuries, Many Are Concerned About HIV Risk, Study Says

...everyday threat for nurses" ( BBC News , 11/19). Currently, 94% of employers have a policy that covers prevention and reporting of needle stick injuries, but only 55% of the nurses surveyed had received training from their employer on safe needle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rumors, Myths and Hoaxes About HIV/AIDS

...from a used needle and syringe, a person would have to have a large amount of the drug injected directly into their body. A needle stick injury such as that mentioned in the story would not lead to a large enough injection to cause a drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...(believed to be an insulin needle) in a coin return slot of a pay phone and a needle found in a vending machine that did not cause a needle-stick injury. There was an investigation by the local police and health department and there was no... Read more »
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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 Read more »

so ifi did

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
so if i did sit on a needle the chance of transmission is verylow, o.4% so the odds areinm y favor ? Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

My specialist's horror story - HIV Needle stick

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...though. Anyway, I told him from the begining and my HIV fears and symptoms etc. He than told me about his incident two years ago Needle stick injury. He was operating a HIV patient and he got niddle stick in his finger. I asked him how it... Read more »