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Terumo Syringe With Needle
Hiv transmission risk with a used needle new syringe recently took a b12 injection bit nurse changed needle needle was looking clean
Unclear info: Sharing needles is a know risk factor for HIV, if one of the users has HIV. If the nurse used a new needle for the injection, there is no risk. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more
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
Can lab technician infect anyone with HIV during blood drawing procedure by using infected needle?
Maybe in the...: Maybe in the movies or mystery novels. In real life, no lab technician is walking around with an HIV-infected needle waiting to use it on somebody else. Safety protocols are followed every time, all the time. That means needles are single-use, and a lab technician need not take a single step while holding a used needle, because he or she always has a needle-disposal container right there. ...Read more
Failed artificial insemination 3 times with a 10ml syringe and tubing extension, any advice? Is the syringe long enough to reach uterus?
Artificial inseminat: Artificial insemination (ai) can be performed intravaginally with unprocessed semen or intrauterine with washed semen (semen processed to remove the seminal plasma --which can cause severe cramps). If your performing the standard ai you don't have to insert the semen very far into the vagina. Intrauterine insemination requires a lab to process the sample, and a special cathether to insert. ...Read more
Can sterile saline solution isotonic, aqueous, buffered Sterile saline solution, with up to 0.005% w/v hydrogen peroxide be used in a NEBULISER - Cold?
Minimally invasive: Fine needle biopsy is the least traumatic way to get a true tissue diagnosis of an abnormality. If done properly there is little tissue trauma and rarely leaves a detectable mark. Little, if any sign of trauma is usually seen even after just a few days after fna under the microscope in cases that get surgery quickly after fna. ...Read more
Saw blood draw where site was touched with unwashed finger and then not sterilized with alcohol swab. If new needle was used, is patient at high risk?
Not high risk.: I'm bothered by the fact that good sterile technique was not employed in this blood draw, it seems, and the chance that some bacteria came along for the ride with the needle exists. That being said, I'd think the chance of actual blood borne infection is small, in the absence of some immunosuppressing condition, with one such blood draw. ...Read more
Slightly pricked myself with used lancet needle when removing from pen. No blood seen on my finger. Hep c or HIV chances?
Very slight : You would need more blood exposure than that ...Read more
I received a needle stick from a suture needle while performing external sutures. There was visible blood on the suture needle.The patient had interna?
Poked with needle on train. Found needle. Looks like hollow needle but could not find any barrel n chamber. Do this pose HIV risk?
Don't ask: Please forgive my frankness. If you start telling health care professionals how to do their jobs based on something you read on the internet -- even from us -- they will resent it. And they will be right to feel this way. You are probably also a professional who takes pride in your work. Do you like being told what to do, as if you didn't already know yourself? I don't think needle type matters. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is small amt of dental freezing (anesthesia by needle) okay 4 someone with dysphagia who's fairly dehydrated (getting IV not option).
Hydration: Getting yourself hydrated is of utmost importance and can actually help with the dysphagia. Dental treatment can proceed when your dentist feels that you are healthy enough to be treated. ...Read more
Mantoux syringes is auto disable or reusable? rabies vaccine work if it inject by reuse syringe? what is the side effect?
Don't re-use: The majority of syringes in today's time are not intended for multiple use. Re-using needles is not advised. ...Read more
I'm curious to know if benzocaine hcl can be mixed with a saline solution (sterile) and injected just under the skin for numbing purposes. ?
In biopsy of lymph node anterior to sternocleidomastoid, yellow fluid drained after insertion of needle, does it mean needle penetrated carotid sheath?
No: There would B blood if the artery or vein were punctured, but the sheath itself does not contain fluid. ...Read more