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Poked with hollow needle no barrel n plunger of syringe present just needle is there risk for hiv. I got little bleedinf?

Poked with hollow needle no barrel n plunger of syringe present just needle is there risk for hiv. I got little bleedinf?

Hard to say: Sorry i don't understand the full details of the stick..Try calling the cdc 1-800-232-4636 you can have a confidential, anonymous discussion of the circumstances. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there risk 4 HIV when get poked wirh needle in train sit. I got little red in my butt. I can not see whole syringe. Whatif needle is hollow type?

Yes: There is a small risk of HIV if you have a needle stick exposure. See your doctor for recommended post-needle stick exposure testing recommendations. ...Read more

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Are IV needles really painful?

Are IV needles really painful?

Ask: For Lidocaine injection first with a tiny needle. That way you will not feel the bigger IV needle. ...Read more

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Im scared of needles, can you help me?

Im scared of needles, can you help me?

Since needles : Are a necessary part of life, working through would be important. Suggest you find a therapist in your area who does cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop being afraid of needles?

Trypanophobia: Consider Cognitive Behavior, Behavioral Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more

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Really scared of needles. What can I do?

Really scared of needles. What can I do?

Calm down: Needles used by doctors and nurses are sometimes necessary to get blood testing or giving treatments. You must simply control your brain and your fears and accept the mild discomfort of the needle procedure. ...Read more

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How far does the needle go in during a lp?

How far does the needle go in during a lp?

It depends.: Any lumbar puncture the needle goes inside the spinal canal. Is usually done to obtain spinal fluid within the spinal canal. ...Read more

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How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

Needle Phobia?: Do you have an intense or irrational fear of needles? If yes - consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more