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is this a sign of HIV? (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGENDS)

I went to a rave for new years. I was walking around and felt a sharp pinch/pain or whatever on the back of my NECK. I have heard about the "needle pricking" that takes place at these raves. I checked the back of my neck and its a white circle...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Ive heard that many people got pricked with HIV and a sticker put on them that said "welcome to my world" or "welcome to the aids club." Im really dumbfounded about the whole thing, and Id like to know if you can help me know whats going on at... Read more »


Hey Dr Bob,Im 16 and went to my first rave. I was dancing with my friend and we were about to leave... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Psychosocial Impact of Serological Herpes Simplex Type 2 Testing in an Urban HIV Clinic

...the psychosocial response to a new serological herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) diagnosis in patients receiving care at an urban HIV clinic. At entry, patients' sera were tested for HSV-1 and HSV-2 antibodies by western blot. Participants... Read more »
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Supervised Treatment Interruption in an Urban HIV Clinical Practice: A Prospective Analysis

... Supervised Treatment Interruption (STI) in an Urban HIV Clinical Practice: A Prospective Analysis (Poster 456) Authored by Joseph L. Yozviak, Phila Coll. of Osteopathic Med.; Peter Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Predictive Value of Overweight in an Urban HIV Care Clinic

...women than underweight. "Providers were more likely to properly acknowledge underweight than overweight. Among patients without AIDS, there was a trend toward slower disease progression and lower viral load in overweight patients, despite similar... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas

... Instructions for downloading and using HIV/AIDS surveillance slides. Download the complete slide set: 18 Slides in Adobe PDF Format -- (3,039 KB) 18 Slides in PowerPoint Read more »
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Confidentiality Urban Legend

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was recently tested with my girlfriend because of a false rumor that she had claimed she had HIV both of us had negative results sheets, however, they didn't let us see each others results. I didn't think of it much at the Read more »

Ryan White Care Act - Revisions?

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...United States. The proposed changes include: 1) revising formulas for funding calculations to include HIV cases and not just AIDS cases; 2) requiring that 75% of CARE Act funding is spent on primary care; 3) requiring that facilities receiving... Read more »

Sitting on IV needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has there been any cases of people sitting on needles and contracting HIV ? what are the chances of tht happening ? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...were going around with needles and putting them on peoples chairs and when a person sat down on the chair it said you are now HIV positive with a note but the scary thing is that a guy got tested and it was positive from the needle but again it... Read more »