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Blood oaths, blood transfusions, syringes with infected blood

Hello friends,

I have a few theoritical questions about HIV blood transmission.

1. You probably know the common practice of high-school blood oaths, where a grop of people cut their palms or their wrist arteries with a razor and then perform contact or handshake with deep wounds. My question is - In this situation will PEP will needed (and testing respectively)

2. A person decides to donate blood and it happens to be in his/hers WINDOW PEROD. Is there a possibility the medical staff not to detect the virus and then to be transmitted to other people?

3. As a final of my inquiery I would like to ask you about the famous myth "synergy filled with hiv blood". For how long it is possible the virus in the blood to survive there.

Thanks in advance fo your help and answers

Thanks in advance for the answers

answer the points , i am waiting please

i went for a blood test , at a registered medical lab the lab in Yangon Myanmar , the lab is super clean , the nurse covered her hand with gloves ,placed tissue on my arm and over tissue she adjusted a tight strip to make vein visible, then cleaned my arm area with alcohol patch for drawing the blood, and she used multi sample collection needle , (venipuncture ), vacutainer needle ,
till here everything was fine or is fine
the issue is i did not see or i did not noticed that the multi sample collection needle was sealed or not , as she picked it from a basket full of multi sample collection needles may be 20 or 30 ,( black coloured with white seal on all of them ) after the blood was drawn she immediately threw it in dustbin , i am now being paranoid

1.as if she has used a old one ,
2.or someone has touched the needle and then covered it again ,
3. can i get hiv or hepatitis or any other infection ,
4.please tell that if a needle cap once opened cannot be put back
5. what is the possibility that someone can get infected this way as the blood was being drawn out not injected
6. what if it was touched by someone
7. can it be re used ,
8. Sharing link showing exact picture of needles not the brand ( https://www.medline.com/product/Multi-Sample-Blood-Collection-Needles-by...)
9. is hiv test required

I am in doubt , can a health worker do this , or how safe are these multi sample collection needles are , can there cap opened once cant be put back or what are the chances it was old or someone has just touched it and pack it back , my fault is i didn't noticed its seal but now i am being paranoid , how stupid i can be

more ever i went again to that Lab, to see again , they are super clean , place needles in a basket all were sealed and they throw immediately after use as she threw mine after my test , but i am being paranoid thinking only about it , and no one is answering my query also , please help

sir please reply
please

kissing french style

how many cases have been reported for hiv because of blood transmission through french kissing. please reply i have a sore in my mouth which is not bleeding. is there any possibility to get me infected if the person had bleeding and is mixed with the saliva and also i would like to mention i had chapped and dry lips with small holes with no active bleeding, but there is blood if it is pressed. is there any possibility because i kissed two strangers in the pub.

Afraid I might infect family

Hie. I am a 26 year old man. I had a wet dream (nocturnal emission) last night. I woke up at 05:06 am. And I noticed some semen (was still wet) on my bed when I woke up..I touched some of it with my hand and then went to sleep..I was woken up by my little sister. She usually comes in my room and I give her transport money for school. She then brought some change and handed it to me on that hand that had touched my semen..I'm certain her fingers touched that hand..She then got her bag and grabbed some snacks and went to school. I then immediately examined my hand it was completely dry. Is it possible that, if I have HIV, the viral particles from the dried semen could transmit from my hand to her fingers then maybe into her eyes when she rubs her eyes or mouth when she eats the snacks? I'm so worried and so scared I will kill myself if anything bad happens because of me.

I find myself always worrying about having HIV..I had a negligible risk encounter last year in September where I fingered a girlfriend of mine who was on her period. I used a latex glove for the fingering but am scared that maybe something went wrong (e.g. microscopic holes) and the viral particles entered through peeling skin on my finger (no blood, no redness or pain)...I also french kissed a woman who bit me slightly on the lip as we kissed. I learnt from this forum it was no risk assuming there was no blood..She has a very dodgy past and apparently sleeps around. I fingered a 3rd woman in November (with a latex glove again). From all the fingering encounters the body fluids from the woman stayed on the outside of the glove I checked..For the first fingering I washed my hands 25 minutes after I had taken them off when I got home and the 2nd fingering immediately afterwards.

So now I am so scared of infecting my family..I always worry, about sharing water bottles, touching door handles after leaving the toilet in fear that they may be exposed to my body fluids. I am so scared and no longer have peace in my life..Every symptom that comes up I try and correlate it to HIV its driving me crazy. What should I do? I am scared to test because if I'm positive I will face discrimination and I will never be accepted. I live in Zimbabwe and all this is killing me...Please help me

Was there a risk for me ? {I}F I put my hand into syringe drop box ?

This question might be quite weird to you!

But you know I'm the one who pick up things restlessly! So I'm {n}ot quite sure as to whether this scenario was happen to me in fact!

I do remember that around 7 years and 4 months ago in an airplane toilet I saw syringe drop box that was situated on the console of the toilet but I can't remember exactly whether I put my hand into that syringe drop box or not ????? Maybe it was just located there but I didn't do anything with it (I really hope I didn't!)

But what if I did ? Would there be any risk to me ?

Ps. I did some research on the internet that there's no one report for someone who was infected by HIV by pricking oneself with discarded syringe in US, Canada< UK or even Australia ????? Whether this will apply to my case or not ?

Single exposure intravenous needle

I'm curious about the chances of contracting HIV through a singular intravenous use of a (possibly) contaminated needle. Person at risk isn't intravenous user, has never had sex, and this was first and only time doing intravenous injection. Person assisting with injection possibly is positive and may have intended to infect. Person at risk was told was new, clean needle, but may have been lied to.

Please answer me! Am I at risk for hiv?

Hi,
I sent a question in recently but noticed it was not answered and I was hoping someone could please answer my question. I am worried about a bottle of lubricant I have that I am scared someone contaminated. I am worried that someone may have used a needle that is used for injecting (filled it up with bodily fluids, blood or sperm) and injected into my lubricant bottle. Then when I had sex my boyfriend used some lube and placed it on his penis and then in my vagina and I am worried that if someone did contaminate my lubricant by injecting bodily fluids in it, could hiv live in the bottle of lubricant and then infect me the way that I described? The person that I am worried about used to be a drug user and alcoholic and they were at my house as a guest and now I am worried for some reason that they went into my room and found my lubricant and injected something into it. I don't know why I am thinking like that probably because I am being irrational but I was wondering if that is a way of transmission and if this is something I need to be worried about? I am also worried that they touched my insulin needles that I use to inject insulin in my cat and am worried they did something to them. I accidentally poked myself prior to injecting insulin into my cat with one of my (new needles) that I am worried what if this person contaminated my needles.. They do have access to needles because they use them on their own diabetic cat and of course they were a drug user. Anyway do I need to be worried now about hiv or am I sounding irrational? Please tell me the truth. Can you catch hiv in any of the scenarios I asked and do you think I need to throw away the bottle of lube now and should not use it? Keep in mind this person as far as I know did not go into my room and opening up drawers to find this bottle of lube that I know of but for some reason my mind is worried that they did this. Please let me know if I am at risk? Can hiv live in bottles of lube that have a cap? Do you think I need to be worried that they found my cats insulin needles and started poking themselves with them or injecting bodily fluids into them with the hope that I accidentally poke myself or do I sound really irrational? I never saw them going through any of my stuff including touching my cats insulin needles that I actually hid because I knew they were coming over and I just forgot to hide the lube bottle but that was away in my room in a drawer but I did not see them or anyone go upstairs. Please answer me as soon as possible! Am I at risk, should I throw away my lube, do you think my cats insulin needles are contaminated? Sorry for the questions I am really stressed out.

Glucose Blood Test and HIV

I was doing a glucose blood test and after I finished with the procedure I went to take out the little needle that was in the pen device and I accidentally stuck myself I did not bleed and I was wear gloves. I am unaware of this person has HIV or anything else blood related that is transmittable. Am I at risk? Should I go and get tested?

Getting HIV as a Tattoo Artist, Got Poked by the Needle

Hello, so ive been going crazy for something that happened about a year and a half ago and would love to get some peace of mind form you guys. I am a tattoo artist in Tijuana, Mexico, and was doing a piece on a guy who had a drug abuse past. Half way through the tattoo I lifted the machine and accidently poked myself in the finger, it wasnt a hard poke, and i dont even think it pierced my glove, so i didnt make much of it. But lately ive had a ear infection i cant seem to get rid of, saw something hiv related on tv and now my hypocondria is driving me mad. Is there a chance for me to be exposed if the needle pierced the glove and poked my finger a little bit? i remember checking for blood, and nothing, but i did feel some pain at the moment of the incident. All my materials were clean, unused and sterelized. I cant ask the guy beacuse he died of overdose a couple of months ago, helping my paranoia flare up some more. I hope u cant find time to help me with this. I thank you in advance for this and all the other work you do.

P.S. Im sorry if i screwed up the spelling, english is not my mother language.

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