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Author Topic: Possible Needle Stick Exposure  (Read 11623 times)

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Offline ACinKC

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #50 on: February 15, 2007, 03:30:39 PM »
Oh my goodness.  I urge you to seek the help of a mental health professional, you are beyond what we can do for you here.  Good luck with controlling your anxiety.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #51 on: February 15, 2007, 03:33:51 PM »
GM,

Enough is enough already. Your line of questioning has gone far beyond the scope of this website.

I'm giving you a four week time out to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide for you. Please seek the assistance of a mental health care professional to deal with your fears.

Do not create a new account to get around your time out because if you do, you will be banned permanently from this forum.

Ann
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Offline GM1987

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #52 on: April 03, 2007, 04:15:22 AM »
I'll be getting the results today. Hopefully I'm negative. Thanks for all of the support everyone, especially Mr. RapidRod.
Mr. RapidRod is my hero.

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #53 on: April 04, 2007, 01:38:43 AM »
 ;)
All is well!
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Offline ACinKC

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #54 on: April 04, 2007, 09:28:25 AM »
NOT a suprise.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline GM1987

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #55 on: April 04, 2007, 08:08:34 PM »
Hello everyone,
Just wondering, I took the OraSure® HIV-1 Oral Fluid Specimen Device test.
The collection tool was in my mouth for one full minute and about another 30-35 seconds. Was this sufficient?

I hope the test was done properly.

Thanks in advance.
Mr. RapidRod is my hero.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #56 on: April 04, 2007, 08:35:41 PM »
GM, you're negative. You're done here. Move on with your life.

Offline GM1987

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #57 on: July 16, 2007, 12:53:01 AM »
Hey Guys,
Hope all of you are doing well. Today I was on an escalator going down and had my right handle on the rubber handle. While I was going down, I felt a very sharp jolt of pain in my middle finger and am thinking it might have been a needle. What do you guys think?
Thanks in advance.
-GM
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Offline md

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #58 on: July 16, 2007, 01:11:00 AM »
I think that you definitely still need to seek counselling to help you deal with your completely irrational fear of being infected with HIV from imaginary needle sticks.


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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #59 on: July 16, 2007, 04:48:05 AM »
GM,

Even if it was a needle (which I doubt very much), so what? It wasn't a risk for hiv infection.

It would seem you still haven't sought counseling for your hiv anxieties - something I hoped you would have done back in February when I gave you a time out.

If I end up having to give you another time out, it will be for two months.

Going down an escalator is not a risk for hiv infection. Hiv is does not survive in a transmissible form in the environment.

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Offline GM1987

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #60 on: July 16, 2007, 11:17:30 AM »
Do you guys think it could have been minor electrical/static shock?
Thanks so much!
-GM
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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #61 on: July 16, 2007, 11:26:39 AM »
How would we know. Static doesn't cause a risk of HIV either.

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #62 on: July 16, 2007, 11:54:42 AM »
Never mind the escalators and all of the frabber jabber. You need to pay attention to what Ann said to you.

Andy Velez

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #63 on: September 25, 2007, 02:14:18 AM »
Right after Spanish class, I decided to go to the restroom for a quick leak. There were two urinals and two stalls. Someone was using the "big" urinal so I decided to go into a stall but soon realized that I couldn't put my backpack on the floor. I came out and went about using the "small" urinal. So standing there, I felt a little nervous and couldn't go about doing my thing. The guy next to me finished what he was doing, washed his hands, and left. I immediately urinated, as no one was in the bathroom at the time. When finished, some elderly man walked into the bathroom and went about using the unoccupied "big" urinal to my right. I believe it was when I was washing my hands when the man asked me where the University Quad was. We exchanged a few words and after him saying "I can't believe I don't know where it is after being here for a few semesters," he left. I washed my hands again. After exiting the restroom - a sense of deja vu encompassed my entire self, both physically and emotionally. I am confident this man engaged in anal rape with me, and I can't get over that fact. I was going to tell my mother about this occurrence but am very afraid to do so as I don't remember how anything happened - possibly due to shock. What is my risk fellow friends, and do you think I should get tested? Thank you.
Mr. RapidRod is my hero.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #64 on: September 25, 2007, 02:27:26 AM »
Right after Spanish class, I decided to go to the restroom for a quick leak. There were two urinals and two stalls. Someone was using the "big" urinal so I decided to go into a stall but soon realized that I couldn't put my backpack on the floor. I came out and went about using the "small" urinal. So standing there, I felt a little nervous and couldn't go about doing my thing. The guy next to me finished what he was doing, washed his hands, and left. I immediately urinated, as no one was in the bathroom at the time. When finished, some elderly man walked into the bathroom and went about using the unoccupied "big" urinal to my right. I believe it was when I was washing my hands when the man asked me where the University Quad was. We exchanged a few words and after him saying "I can't believe I don't know where it is after being here for a few semesters," he left. I washed my hands again. After exiting the restroom - a sense of deja vu encompassed my entire self, both physically and emotionally. I am confident this man engaged in anal rape with me, and I can't get over that fact. I was going to tell my mother about this occurrence but am very afraid to do so as I don't remember how anything happened - possibly due to shock. What is my risk fellow friends, and do you think I should get tested? Thank you.


Anal rape?

You, my friend, are in need of serious psychiatric help. Your posting history shows that we are not able to address your many and several problems. I urge you to contact a mental health professional without delay.

I have reported your post to the Moderators for review.

MtD

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #65 on: September 25, 2007, 08:09:18 AM »
You need some professional help, the kind we cannot provide you with here. We've gone through quite enough of these unwarranted worries with you.

I'm giving you a time out. Go get some help with your problem about HIV.

This is not the place for that.
Andy Velez

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #66 on: April 26, 2008, 01:16:26 PM »
Hey guys and girls,
Just wanted to say hi. Especially Mr. Rapid Rod, how are you?
Mr. RapidRod is my hero.

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Re: Possible Needle Stick Exposure
« Reply #67 on: April 26, 2008, 11:27:55 PM »
GM, you posted a face sign in someone else's thread. You are not authorized to be commenting in words or pictures in threads other than your own. Please don't do it again. I've deleted it from that thread. Thanks for your cooperation.
Andy Velez

 


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