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Transmission of HIV From Being Poked With a Needle At a Rave

Hello,I've been reading ur website and had a question myself regarding the transmission of HIV through needles. I was at a rave party about 6 months ago, when I came back home I noticed a bruise on my left wrist. I was so scared that I might of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...proof of a needle stick, especially since you do not recall having felt a needle stick you. You are correct about taking the HIV test again as the only way of knowing for sure. Your 1.5 month test result can probably be trusted, as the standard... Read more »

getting stabbed with hiv needle

my daughter and i were out it was a bit dark and i was walking a little bit ahead of her and she... Read more »

needle poke at a rave

hey doc. needle poked me at a rave about six months ago at EDC 2009. or i think because i woke up... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding for Needle-Exchange Programs; Campaign Coincides With National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... The NAACP , the National Urban League and other advocacy groups on Thursday, which also is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , called on Congress to repeal a 20-year-old ban on federal funding for needle-exchange programs, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern About Obama's Continuation of Needle-Exchange Funding Ban

... Although President Obama previously has expressed support for needle-exchange programs as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, advocates recently expressed concern that the administration's 2009-2010 budget proposal intends to continue Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...(metronidazole) Hydoxyurea How Do You Know if You Have PN? Early signs of PN include: Tingling Pins and needles Numbness Feet feeling like they are asleep Stumbling when you walk Feet throbbing or... Read more »
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Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
...he did). I didn't bleed but the very tip of the needle might of punctured my skin. My question is if I am at risk of getting HIV. Again, it was a solid needle, and i think only the tip punctured my skin(i did not bleed), but the blood on the... 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 Read more »

very worry please help!!!

Posted by amorie223, 2 Replies
...straight to the point... i received a call from a physician telling me i have been exposed to HIV she told me i need it to get tested for HIV asap. i went to the local health dept. on July 20 received a rapid test which results Read more »

Needle Stories

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta reports similar events have taken place in several other cities recently. All of the needles tested HAVE been positive for HIV. The CDC also reports that needles have been found in the coin return areas of... Read more »