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Author Topic: Hiv needle stab ?  (Read 4697 times)

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Offline Jolly

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Hiv needle stab ?
« on: August 11, 2010, 02:07:51 PM »
Hi ! I have heard about some hiv people who want to inject innocent people to make fun and want them to have HIV like them . Does it true ?
I have a problem . When I went outside and waited for my mom , I felt something hot in my butt ( hot not hurt , or maybe , it's not hurt enough for me to focus ) . Then , a couple minute later , I looked around and saw a strange man far away from me . He stared at me and his hand holding a while stick ( I'm not sure it was a syringe or not ) , I was so scary but didn't think anything about hiv needle . Then I checked my butt and saw a red mark ( the size of this mark likes this : o:-[ And I always think that this guy hold a HIV syringe and stabbed me ..btw,I can't let this thing go .What do u think about my HIV risk ? I donot have enough brave to take a test ...what if I have hiv ? ???

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010, 02:24:09 PM »
Is it true. No. You had no risk.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010, 04:44:23 PM »
This is all under the heading of nonsense and what ifs. You don't have HIV/AIDS. And you wouldn't be getting it from the fanciful situation that you are worrying about.

Your anxiety is a good indication you need to know more about the real risks for HIV. Please read our lesson Transmission. There is a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section. This epidemic is going to be around for a long time to come so no one can afford not to know the basics.

You are worrying needlessly.
Andy Velez

Offline Jolly

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2010, 10:20:49 AM »
 ;)Thank you guys a lot . Just only one question : if this situation were true and I was stabbed . What is the chance of getting HIV ? I read some forums and documented , they said the risk of being hiv from stabbing needles in community 's very low and not worry . Is it right ?
P/S : This site is very good one and u guys do a great job .Thanks again  ;D

Offline Ann

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2010, 10:48:38 AM »
Jolly,

You're worrying for no good reason. Even if the guy did stab you - which is highly doubtful - you would not have been at risk.

Ann
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Offline Jolly

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2010, 04:15:46 AM »
Hi guys , I just went to the doctor and told him about my story . The doctor said My red mark is a puncture mark  and I'm in a high risk and recommended PEP ...But it's too late for me . He said I need to test in 3 months .  ??? I'm so scary and paranoid :'( Actually , in my country , I was told when I was young that if you get stabbed by HIV needle , then you will be infected :'(
I will graduate university next year and I'm afraid for my future  :'(

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Re: Hiv needle stab ?
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2010, 08:34:15 AM »
We're not going to get into a back and forth with you about this incident. You can get tested for a conclusive result at 13 weeks and collect what I expect is going to be a negative result.

Nothing you have added about your conversation with your dcotor has changed the basic facts of what we consider to be a non-risk situation. PEP was never warranted in your situation.

Get busy with other things during your waiting period. Ultimately I expect you to come out of this ok.
Andy Velez

 


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