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What To Do If Someone Intentionally Stuck Needle Hiv

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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 »

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 »

Nurse stuck with Needle from HIV patient

Dr. Bob,Tonight during Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law told me about having to go on PEP... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona Bill Seeks Felony Charge for Intentionally Exposing Others to HIV, STDs

Ariz. Rep. Lela Alston (D-Phoenix) has proposed HB2218, a bill that would make it a felony to intentionally expose others to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. Alston explained that she wrote the bill... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Barriers Associated With Intentional Versus Unintentional ARV Non-Adherence Behavior Among HIV-Positive Patients in Clinical Care

Thanks to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, "HIV has become better characterized as a chronic disease rather than a terminal illness, depending in part on one's ability to maintain relatively high levels of adherence," the authors wrote. Research has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fertility Intentions of HIV-Infected Women in the United Kingdom

In the current study, the authors sought to explore fertility intentions among HIV-positive UK women and to assess the effect of HIV treatment, as well as interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission, on these intentions. The team noted... Read more »
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Stuck by needle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
second day on job,got instrument stick.Couldnt believe it,freaked
out and tried to maintain composure.The dentist whom I was
assisting when it happened,just said "oh sorry" Sorry ,my ----.I
tried to put it out of my mind and then dealing with the... Read more »

Ex-BF exposed. intentionally

Posted by Anonymous
I just found out that my ex BF (we remain friends) exposed himself intentionally to HIV. He is waiting for his test results to come back. He has been engaging in very high risk behavior. I know that this is 'his' problem, but I also want to be... Read more »

Ex has intentionally exposed himself

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a female and my exBF (we remain friends) has intentionally exposed himself 2 months ago. He did the mail in test today. I am very upset and angry and worried, but most of all he needs help, both physical and mental. Is there anything I can... Read more »

Ex- BF exposed intentionally

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I hope this is OK to post here...
I am a female, and my Ex BF (we are still friends) has told me that he intentionally exposed himself to HIV. He did this two months ago, and reality just hit and he tested today using the mail-in test. Read more »