What Does A Hiv Needle Poke Look Like

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Transmission of HIV From Being Poked With a Needle At a Rave

Hello,I've been reading ur website and had a question myself regarding the transmission of HIV through needles. I was at a rave party about 6 months ago, when I came back home I noticed a bruise on my left wrist. I was so scared that I might of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...proof of a needle stick, especially since you do not recall having felt a needle stick you. You are correct about taking the HIV test again as the only way of knowing for sure. Your 1.5 month test result can probably be trusted, as the standard... Read more »

needle poke at a rave

hey doc. needle poked me at a rave about six months ago at EDC 2009. or i think because i woke up... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern About Obama's Continuation of Needle-Exchange Funding Ban

... Although President Obama previously has expressed support for needle-exchange programs as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, advocates recently expressed concern that the administration's 2009-2010 budget proposal intends to continue Read more »
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