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Needle Accident And Hiv

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RE: Dr. Bob please don't ignore was your infection really a needle stick accident??? (DR. BOBS OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob!Why do you even bother to answer to people like this and tell them about your private life and your partners?What a disgusting thing to ask!D.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello D.,Thanks for your support.As for why I respond to interesting, innuendo-filled questions regarding my HIV infection, I try to use every opportunity to increase awareness, point out hateful HIV/AIDS stigma and generally enlighten those Read more »

Accidental needle stick

Hello! My friend had an accident a few days ago. She dropped her phone on the ground, she went to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kids' Risk of HIV After Accidental Exposure Is Low

...Dr. Peter L. Havens of the Medical College of Wisconsin said that the risk of HIV after accidentally sticking oneself with a needle used on an HIV-positive person is actually quite low -- around 3 in 1,000. "You only recommend post-exposure... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

... What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases 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

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...will know how bad it is and how much IV drug users we have down on tht part of town but i was jw if you say got pricked by a needle if it would give you HIV if the needle was infected and ive never had a shot before so i dont know what the needle... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile Read more »

Concerned son

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...My mom just called me and told me she was accidently stuck with a needle that was used for a blood draw on an HIV patient with a high viral load? I should say that she is a nurse and works on the oncology Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...who works at a night club, but after the activity subject A accidently used the same finger to dig his nose(after 1 mins). Can HIV get transmitted via nose(mucus membranes)? What's the risk if no cuts or wounds found inside nose while subject A... Read more »