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Author Topic: Needle Stick. May seem silly...  (Read 25249 times)

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Offline Ann

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #100 on: September 08, 2007, 10:47:19 AM »
Wave,

Unless you had unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, you're likely worrying over nothing, yet again.

Please get yourself some face to face help with these unnecessary worries of yours. We cannot help you with them here.

Ann
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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #101 on: September 08, 2007, 11:19:29 AM »
There was no unprotected sex. And at the time I was not worrying. This incident has to do with a needle prick I felt 3 weeks ago when I was out. I didn't want to mention it because people here will think I'm either making things up or overreacting. But I know what I felt and it felt like a needle stabbed me. And now I get this fatigue and headache exactly 3 weeks after. 

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #102 on: September 08, 2007, 11:32:00 AM »
Wave,

You are not going to become infected this way, as you have been REPEATEDLY told. Keep posting and I'll give you that time out. No kidding.

Please get yourself into counseling/therapy for this obsession. It isn't healthy and we can't help you with it here.

For the LAST time, you haven't had a risk for hiv infection. No way, no how, regardless if you were stuck by a sharp object or not. Hiv just isn't transmitted in this way outside of a medical setting - and even then it's RARE.

This is you LAST warning. Get help outside this forum. You will no longer be permitted to use this site the way you have been. This is NOT an hiv situation. Never has been, from the moment you joined.

Ann
« Last Edit: September 08, 2007, 11:34:09 AM by Ann »
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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #103 on: September 08, 2007, 11:46:22 AM »
I understand Ann. And I didn't come here to get into this. I just asked about the symptom thing. All I'm going to say is that it's possibly being deliberately stabbed with a hypodermic needle that worries me. I'm fully aware that a sharp object or other type of needle isn't a risk.

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #104 on: September 08, 2007, 05:56:42 PM »
Wave,

We've been addressing your needle concerns for more than 12 months now. This has really gone way beyond what we generally put up with.

Clearly you would benefit from seeing a mental health worker. I urge you to get the help you so obviously need.

MtD

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #105 on: September 11, 2007, 07:32:03 PM »
Matty that might not be a bad idea. The thing is that I wasn't worried about anything during the time that lead up to this incident.

I admit it's not the 1st time I've worried about getting pricked by somebody with a needle. But this time I actually felt a jab in my back. And now 3 weeks later I've developed a headache, mild chills, and fatigue (lasted for about 4 days now and are starting to go away). Just seems like a really big coincidence. Too big to ignore. 

I know the responses will say there's no risk but I mean if a healthcare worker can be infected through these accidents then why am I so immune? As I see it the virus doesn't know where it is. A needle stick is a needle stick.
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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #106 on: September 11, 2007, 07:43:30 PM »
Wave,

Clearly we're not getting through. I cannot possibly see how we can help you any further. I'm flicking this one to the Moderators for review.

MtD

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #107 on: September 11, 2007, 07:47:45 PM »
No, a needle sick is not just a needle stick. Out of 900,000 occupational exposures only about 150 have contracted HIV since 1984. Those are people that actually work with syringes full of blood and that is a combined number, not just needle sticks. It's time that you move on and get professional help. You are beyond the scope of this forum.

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #108 on: September 11, 2007, 07:53:19 PM »
wave,

I don't see the point in continuing this with you. Please get yourself a good therapist to discuss your issues with. We cannot help you with that here.

Ann
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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #109 on: September 11, 2007, 09:06:21 PM »
...and further to what Ann has said, consider yourself warned.

If you continue to come here with this kind of what if and handwringing that you want us to take seriously, we won't. And you'll be given a time out and possibly banned from the site. 
Andy Velez

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #110 on: November 17, 2007, 04:22:38 PM »
wave,

I don't see the point in continuing this with you. Please get yourself a good therapist to discuss your issues with. We cannot help you with that here.

Ann


I understand I was given a time out for this, but all I was looking for was an answer as to whether or not I should go for a test. When Ann said that I can't be infected from a  sharp object, I thought she may have assumed that I thought ANY sharp object was a risk and I know that's not the case. That's why I posted again, I wanted to make it clear that it wasn't just any old sharp object I'm worried about.

I was specifically concerned about the being stabbed with a needle. And i developed a headache and fatigue with muscle aches exactly 3 weeks later I felt that sharp pain in my back. I would've dismissed this if it hadn't been for those symptoms. All of it just seems like too much of a coincidence to ignore and I'm just really worried here and a few words of advice would really be appreciated.

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #111 on: November 17, 2007, 05:21:01 PM »
You're going to be banned permanently if you don't stop with the questions that have already been answered.

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Re: Needle Stick. May seem silly...
« Reply #112 on: November 17, 2007, 05:27:21 PM »
Wavecast

It would seem that a 56 day TO didn't work..we can no longer help you here because you have refused to listen to all the advise you were given.

I have placed a permenant ban on your account.

Jan
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