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Hiv from used needle from hiv clinic

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No chance, no worry: Nobody ever re-uses blood drawing needles. In fact, modern blood drawing equipment is designed to make it almost impossible to do that. It is probable ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: Nobody ever gets infected by having blood drawn. For over 40 years, no doctors or clinics in industrialized countries have reused needles. Don't worry ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Fear of HIV: Have irrational fear of HIV . Had a blood draw from butterfly fly needle tube in clinic . How to be sure if needles are not re used ? ANS: This is not ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Likely yes.: Most health clinics offer HIV testing. If you have any concerns, please get tested.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes most of the time: It is occlusive in about 95 percent of patients .There is a small group of people in whom it may take 6 months for the test to become positive.So to b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV Testing: There is absolutely no reason to keep testing. You have completely and fully proven that you do not have hiv. You can stop wondering or worrying.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Conclusive, no worry: Your results are conclusive. I don't know how to interpret "bloods done at clinic, should I be worried?" If you mean you had an HIV tes ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Which test(s)?: There are several kinds of HIV tests. If the latest negative tests were for the amount of virus in the blood ("viral load"), it probably means his tre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Need confirmation: When a screening test is positive, it needs to be confirmed with a second test. Sometimes, the screening test will be positive and the confirmatory t ... Read More
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