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Could a syringe transmit hiv?

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Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience in Infectious Disease
Absolutely: People who share needles, syringes, cookers, cottons, water, etc have a risk of sharing HIV as well as hepatitis b and c. Do not share anything (works etc) and do not backload. This is the best way to avoid these viral infections apart from stopping injection drug use entirely.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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