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if i get a needle prick in order for it to be able to transmit hiv it would have to be inserted into the vein?
Or can a needle prick in elbow area also be able to transmit hiv?
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Who stuck you with a needle?
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not sure it was crowded place
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i saw a comment from teak saying that it had to be in the vein in order for hiv to be passed it was almost impossible through just skin
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I highly doubt that someone pulled out a needle and stuck you with it.
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I could not see it but if it happened are chances of catching hiv the same as a syringe in medical setting which says it is .03%. I just want to clear this out of my mind.
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"What if's" don't happen and we don't play the "what if" game. See a therapist to help you deal with anxiety. People don't walk around with needles and start sticking people.
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I saw a comment by Teak saying if it was not injected into vein there is o risk and the puncture I got is in elbow area.
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