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Reusing Needles Hiv Risk

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HIV risk from dog bite same as needle stick?

This question is a bit strange but it makes sence. Can a person get HIV from a dogs bite after it bite an HIV+ person the day before? I have a puppy, just got him 6 months ago. He loves to teeth and sometimes he gets a little wild and teeths on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. You can't contract HIV from Toto nipping at your arm, even if he did take a chunk out of an HIVer the day before. HIV does not survive outside the human Read more »

Could that have been a needle I felt stick me? Am I at risk for HIV?

I recently went to a Rave party and someone bumped into me, I felt a little prick which could have... Read more »

sharing needles & risk of hep/hiv

i used to inject heroin and in the past i have shared needles on many occasions. i do know that... Read more »
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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

...5,000 nurses polled had been injured by a needle previously used on a patient during their careers, with about one-third fearing risk of exposure to bloodborne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 11/19).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Frequent Participation in Needle-Exchange Programs Does Not Increase Risk of HIV Infection, Study Says

... Contrary to an earlier study, more frequent participation in needle-exchange programs does not increase risk of HIV infection among injection drug users, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Medicine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...accidentally stick themselves with needles or other sharp medical instruments but most fail to report the injury, increasing their risk of contracting HIV, hepatitis or other bloodborne diseases from infected patients, according to a study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Help for the At-Risk; Volunteers Fight HIV With Free Needles, Condoms

...trickle of drug addicts and prostitutes stopped by an unmarked white van parked on Knickerbocker Ave. in Bushwick to get drug needles and condoms. Iris, a 28-year-old Manhattan escort, relapsed heroin addict and crack smoker, picked up 10 needles... Read more »
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HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
...himself injections of HGH. He asked for me to do it today and I did so. However, afterwards when I was putting the cap on, the needle somehow poked through the side of the cap. It poked my thumb enough to make it bleed and I immediately rinsed... Read more »

Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
...possibility that 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... Read more »

Part two

Posted by Anonymous
...is drawn up into the syringe and then injected into the next person. The more blood transfused in this way, the greater the risk of infection. When injecting a substance into the body using a syringe, both health care workers and drug users will... Read more »

Needles in the vending machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Say you were to get pricked by a needle on the finger how deep would the wound have to be in order for the HIV fluid to get into your body ? what is the risk ? and Read more »