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Prevention Of Hiv And Needles

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Was shot with a ball (containing needles) at a rave... HIV? PLEASE HELP! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

Hi Doc. I've read the previous questions about needle stick injuries and pin pricks at this forum and you have answered all of them the same way. However, MINE IS DIFFERENT! PLEASE HELP ME OUT DOC!!! About a week ago, I went to a Electric Daisy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually your experience is not different and my response about being stuck with potentially HIV-tainted sharp objects at raves remains exactly the same. No risk. It's all urban legend. (See below.) If my reassurance is not Read more »

DEEP PUNCTURE NEEDLE STICK BY KNOWN HIV PATIENT

I RECENTLY WAS DRAWING BLOOD ON AN HIV PATIENT. HER CD4 COUNT IS 800, AND A LOW VIRAL LOAD. THIS... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor, Mechanical Engineer Developing Disposable Plastic Hypodermic Needles to Prevent Spread of HIV, Hepatitis

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Antonio Conference Debates Benefits of Needle-Exchange Programs for Preventing HIV Among Injection Drug Users

...enforcement gathered in San Antonio on Wednesday to discuss the benefits of needle-exchange programs for preventing the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users, the San Antonio Express-News reports. Organizers said that the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle-Exchange Programs "Simple, Effective Step" For HIV Prevention, Opinion Piece Says

...change this federal policy," adding, "While we strive to help people overcome drug addiction, we must also help them avoid HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases." More than 300,000 HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. at the end of 2006 were linked to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces Discussing Needle Exchange as HIV Prevention Method

...began reviewing and analyzing international drug policy and is scheduled to discuss how to combine the war against drugs with HIV/AIDS prevention methods, the AP/Officer.com reports (AP/Officer.com, 3/7). Some congressional Republicans have been... Read more »
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AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
........I don't know this spot have before this or not ...... .I've cried a lot and thought that maybe , that man stabbed me by a + HIV needle . Guys , I want to know that : 1) does it hurt when you are stabbed by a needle ? or don't feel anything (... 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 »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no blood on my hand so if I didi get stuck it didnt go very deep but I did see a very small nic of... Read more »

HIV in Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Have any of you sat on an IV needle before ? have you heard of anyone sitting on a needle and contracted HIV ? What are the chances of sitting on one ? if i did sit on one would i know ? Read more »