Reused Needle Risk Of Getting HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,My opinion (which, by the way, is always honest!) is that your initial conclusion that your fears were "highly irrational thinking" is right on target! Syringes are not reused. Your risk is nonexistent. Whatever is causing your... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Your fears are irrational and that's why you "feel so unbelievably stupid asking this . . . ." These types of fears are more common than you might anticipate. (See below.) My advice to you is exactly the same as my advice to others... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,What should you do in the meantime? How about psychiatric/psychological counseling for your completely irrational and totally unwarranted HIV fears. Health departments do not reuse needles! Period. It's a "health" department, not a... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. The incident you are referring to here was so strange and unusual that it became newsworthy. The news story you heard about (see below) was a very rare occurrence. There is absolutely nothing to suggest that what... Read more »
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Posted by Noctis_21, 2 RepliesAny of these risks?
I had sex about a month ago and one in December I think, both protected but wondering if there were risks in my actions. The first encounter I gave her oral only for like 20 seconds and had scabs on the corner of my finger. and... Read more »
Posted by MiamiLat, 1 ReplyHello to all!
I haven't been on the site for some time. However, I had the following incident last night:
After rimming another male's ass for a while, I proceeded to rub my penis outside his anus and dipped it inside twice for a few seconds before... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »
Posted by Noctis_21Any of these are risks?
I had sex about a month ago and one in December I think, both protected but wondering if there were risks in my actions. The first encounter I gave her oral only for like 20 seconds and had scabs on the corner of my finger.... Read more »
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