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What Does A Hiv Needle Poke Look Like

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Possible intentional HIV needle poke by a sex worker

I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst giving me a massage I felt a slight prick. I would compare it to the feeling of a hair being pulled out, however I have no hair on my back. Now I am...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question...I'm a little confused where your theory is coming from. There are no details in the story you're telling me that makes all that seem likely.It sounds HIGHLY unlikely that you were stabbed with a needle.If you got... Read more »

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... Read more »

Possible intentional needle poke by sex worker

I went to see a legal sex worker in a hotel room in Australia. She told me she was Japanese. Whilst... Read more »
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Getting Poked: An Annual Flu Shot and Living With HIV

Ria Denise I am curious to know why is it that when something is needed pretty much every year, the supply for such things do not meet the demand. In this case, I am speaking about the flu shot and this happens every single year. What makes this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vancouver Study: Suburban Drug Users at Risk to Share Needles: Downtown Users Tend to Use Needle Exchange

Findings published in last week in the international journal AIDS indicate that the Vancouver drug users most likely to engage in sharing needles are single, young, male, live outside the city and get their needles from sources other than... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Drug Programs Should "Work Together," Sidibe Says in Opinion Piece

Access to clean needles, condoms and counseling allows injection drug users to "stop HIV, look after their health and lead productive lives," Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS , writes in a Bangkok Post opinion piece. "Thanks to many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Needle-Exchange Programs Have Curbed HIV, Hepatitis C Among IDUs in Australia, Should Be Expanded, Opinion Piece Says

The Australian government's needle-exchange programs have "earned recognition around the world" for helping to curb the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users, while deficiency of such programs in other countries is an example of... Read more »
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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 drew blood. I asked them if it hurt and in reply with one of the needles he lightly poked me... Read more »

poked with a dirty lancet that had hiv

Posted by worriedmommy, 1 Reply
i am worried sick i was poked by a very mean person who has hiv am i am worried sick can u catch via a lancet Read more »

Needle Stories

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HIV Needle-Stick Rumors Still Thriving Online

Rumors of recent needle-stick incidents in Dallas and Denver, plus copycat pranks in Virginia



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Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
My boyfriend is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load. However, he has recently started giving 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... Read more »