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Testing Negative After Reused Needle

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Heavy symptoms/neg tests/needle stick

Hello Dr.Bob, please answer me this my friend. I was stuck with a hypadermic needle (left shin near the bone) almost 5 months ago. The person is a iv drug user/homeless/ect...The very next day the site was infected. Thats basically when i realised...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What do I think is going on with you? Well, unfortunately I can't diagnose the cause of many symptoms over the Internet. I would suggest if you haven't already done so, see your general internist for any persistent or bothersome symptoms. If... Read more »

RE-USED NEEDLE??? (VICIOUS CYCLE OF HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have to say I feel SO unbelievably stupid asking this... but it's really, really been... Read more »

needle reused

I recently went to a health department nearby for a HIV/STD test. Since then, i have been convinced... Read more »
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...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...risk for HIV. The myth: "I'm safe because I'm in a monogamous relationship (or married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...unaware of your status also means that you could pass HIV to others without knowing it. For women who plan to become pregnant, testing is especially important. If a woman is infected with HIV, medical care and certain drugs given during... Read more »
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For new ppl

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I thought is aw on an HIV needle but i didnt see the needle but i felt this pinch around my tailbone and after tht alittle while later i had some nausea but it Read more »

Hiv needle Poke?

Posted by Shakur251, 2 Replies
...I had a few sewing needles in a box on the bus and a 2 teenagers wanted to see them so i let them. The kids started poking themselves with the needles and Read more »

Just Tested

Posted by SamGlue, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone, Please pray for me - I just tested and will recieve my results in under 48 hours. Read more »

Needle freak

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...but i don have something like that on my chest but anyways talked to my girlfriend today and she hopefully will be 10 month negative but she was acting weird and said well talk about it when my results are in and she just seemed weird to me is... Read more »