Hi there! I recently went to a doctor appointment and brought my toddler with me. While I was talking to the doctor he was playing with my diaper bag and wallet. I did not see him go near the sharps container that was on the floor (between the exam table and some machine), but I'm worried I may not have noticed him go over there, grab something out or somehow prick himself with something. (The top was slid open) When I peeked in the container I only saw gloves and some pads on top (no needles). If he did happen to touch any of those items with out me noticing would he be at risk?I suffer from extreme paranoia and contagion issues which is normally treated but I am 7 months pregnant and not on any medication, so this his been bothering me for some time.I appreciate your help!
I was at a school assembly and since it was packed I had to sit on the floor. My left thigh felt weird and was pulsing a little bit. I didn't want to stand up and distract people or seem odd. afterwards I looked at the spot and saw nothing but what if somebody accidentally kicked it away as they were leaving. I looked at my thigh and saw two small raised bumps near my buttocks but it could be something else its hard to tell since I have brown skin. I've had this fear of catching HIV for months now and I can't think of anything else and now I believe I'm going to die. My thigh now itches/sensations. Would there be blood if I did get pricked from a needle? But I had black pants on so seeing blood would be hard.
Dear Sir/ Madam:Please be so kind to answer my question since I am quite confused and worried as not able to evaluate my case.Yesterday I had some married couple in my office to sign certain document. About 15 minutes time before signing it a girl scratched her hand and it looked like it was bleeding a little. As said, about 15 minutes after that happened I had them sign the document and she signed it first passing her pen to her man to sign it. Right after he signed that document he stood up and shook my hand. It was quite uncomfortable for me since I had some few days old itching skin rash on my hand which I believe was not quite healed yet since it burned a little when alcohol was applied (but not bleeding or so, otherwise). However, thanks God my skin rash was located above the area he touched while our handshake.At that instance they had left, just in case I went into the bathroom and I washed my hands for about 20 seconds with a rubbing alcohol which I happened to have, and after that I washed them again with soap and water for about 10 seconds. During my hand washing I covered my entire hands with a soap including the area being effected by my skin rash, and soon later I started to worry if I could have transferred any possible HIV virus with that soap into my rash effected skin and in turn infect myself with it before the virus died? I mean HIV virus if his wife was HIV positive for instance (I don't know?), and could have transferred some blood after scratching her hand (as mentioned above) into her pen when signing her document, and which was then passed to her husband who in turn shook my hand right away?Please forgive me if perhaps I am overreacting here, but I don’t know if there are any bases to worry and if there is any realistic HIV infection risk in all this? I truly apologize for any intrusion, and kindly ask you to share your expert’s knowledge with me to clear my mind.I trust this will receive your consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.Respectfully yours,Richard.
Hi, I'm Shen. I had a nude massage and had my asshole massaged and a handjob as well. I ejaculated on the hand of the man I just got to know. During the shower, I noticed that my penis was bruised slightly. Could I get HIV infection that way? I did not check his hand to see if there was a fresh wound. Should I be concerned? Should I get myself checked then. THANK you so much for answering my question.
I had an exposure with a sex worker, I use a Condom for BJ and Vagina Intercourse. in 5 mins later i took the condom out ( no breakage ) then i put it back a min later. Is this consider wrong use of condom and carry a high risk exposure?
I know i am at a risk. So on 87 days, i went to get my blood for HIV and STDs tested in a clinic. The next day, 88 days i went to another clinic to get my RAPID Oral finger prick tested. It is Negative and doc says i am clear.
A week later i got back my LAB report from the clinic, Doc went through all the report HIV - Non- Reactive. ALL stds clear but HSV 1- positive.
1. Do i still need anymore testing for HIV?
2. Will 88 days negative tests turn Positive?
3. Am i clear of HIV virus and can move on my life?
I will never in my life engaged in such a risk since i am a married man and i want to have a family with my wife.
Need an answer to ease my thought.
About 6 weeks ago, I was invloved in an motorcyle pass-by accident which resulted in an abrasion wound on the front of my leg just below the knee, the wound was about 2mm deep (max) and about 3 cm in length. It completely healed by itself in about 2 weeks.
The lady at a flower shop (which I had just left after ordering a boquet of flower) provided some first aid medication for my wound (this was a few minutes after the incident therefore it was still a fresh wound). There was no direct contact between her and my wound, therefore this eliminates any direct blood to blood contact. However there was indirect contact as she did give me a cotton wool soaked with betadine solution, which I applied to my wound.
I am grateful for the lady's help but I can't stop being paranoid and pessimistic about the possibility of transmission (eg. if she had blood on her hands or if there were cuts on her fingers). I think I did not visually see any blood on her hand (which if bleeding actively, would surely have transferred onto the boquet of flower she had just arranged for me). How much blood would have had to be present to make transmission possible (bearing in mind that the cotton wool was applied with a betadine solution before being apply to my wound). I have also read online that betadine solution will immediately inactive the virus but could there have been any possibility of transmission?
I would like to thank you in advance for your respond
I have been freaking out really bad for the past week because I am really scared of exposed to HIV. Last week I met a girl who let me suck her boobs, however I didn't suck or licked them I gently grind my teeth on them for a second or two no more than 2 seconds. I wasn't aware of any fluids (blood or breast milk). What are my chances of getting HIV? And if there was a drop or 2 of blood or breast milk what are my chances then of getting HIV? Pls help I am really really freaking out and haven't been able to sleep. I have learned a lesson that not be easy going without thinking :/. Please help -thank you
hello..want to ask about HIV test here in egypt I tested in lab. that had cap certificate and it test HIV ab ( I-II)..and tis negative...this test was after 92 days from my protected sex with shemale anal sex I wear condom the date; 15-6-2013 and at 22-6-2013 i had oral sex for just 2 minute or less and kissing so the period is 92 days and for the oral 86 is that enough and I dont know the ELISA generation that they use the second or the third!!..the result is ok for me or I have to test again
1. I went to public restroom and noted there was blood (which was wet) on the toilet seat and i cleaned with tissue paper and throwed the issue paper into the toilet and immediately water/blood splashed into my mouth.
What if the blood was HIV infected and immediately reflected to my mouth when i throwed tissue paper, do I get HIV from this situation?
2. After that I used the same toilet and once my job is done, I cleaned my hands with facial soap as I did not find anything and then immediately cleaned my mouth with my hands (with the same hand i cleaned the blood on the toilet seat with tissue paper) and my mouth had little cut on the lips. Do i get HIV based on this situation?
Please answer my 2 queries as I am on fear and Do I need to get HIV test done for this situation?
Today I was eating dinner with my friend in the cafeteria.she laughed at a joke and spit all of her drink on me. It got all over my arms and I believe in my face. I'm worried because I don't know her status and I have open acne and possibly scars on my arm. What if there was blood in her mouth? Am I at risk? I'm not engaged in sexual activity nor a drug user.