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Lancet Anxity

Two days ago, i used a lancet and made a deep cut on my thumb which a lot of blood. If the lancet was used by someone HIV+ before me around 15 minutes, should i worried about the condition?
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Why are you using a lancet and what are you doing and where are you that you can just pick up a lancet for use?
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we were at a bar, so basic, i made a mistake, i just want to know my condition
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You were at a bar and a lancet was just laying around?

I need background because certain things are hard to believe.
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For basic

me and my friends are at a bar, and we wanted to mix some blood in our drink which i know is a crazy idea, but after so much alcohol to which its all sense. A friend of my got the lancet with him so him give us and everyone used that lancet and i am the last.

Thank you
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And before i used i went to the toliet for around 10 mins that's the basic story, and someone used this is a guy.
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Do your friends have HIV.

No it is not a risk to cut yourself with a knife that was used by someone else to cut themselves. The cut would have to be very deep, deep enough to require stitches.
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Not that deep, my friend maybe a HIV+

So, i am not in the worst place? i do not need test? and can i move on with my girlfriend which we do not use condoms.
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Either someone is HIV+ or they are not. Maybe does not exist.

You did not have a risk. Also the virus once exposed to air and outside of the body elements will deativate and no longer to infect.
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Thank you for dedicated help.

Thank you, i think i will move on

I just check on the yahoo ask, it is so scared

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You can find anything you want on the internet.
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i thought the lancet can only be used once,,, the lancet they use for rapid hiv testing, is it only one time use or not
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Lancet he is talking about from what I gather is a scaple.
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even if a lancet was infected it shouldnt be any risk cuz there is hardly any blood on itrite
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the lancet what i am taking is a nail-looking thing. it is for the same rules, right?
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where i everybody today, teak, rainlover, lezzie lou, the nursegirl, etc
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anyone else hav any thought
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You cannot get an HIV exposure from a lancet.
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any reason for this, isn't sharing needles the same thing
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No it's not the same thing,a lancet and a syringe are two totally different things.The blood on the tip of a lancet is inactive,the blood inside a syringe is not.
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Lancets aren't needles.
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so if there were few drops of blood on a needle they won't hurt, the blood has to go into the body,
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Do not hijack other people's threads.
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Yesterday I had to clean the cement out of a temporary crown for a patient, that had been left out at room temperature for 15-30 minutes.  There was dried blood inside and it got on the tip of the instrument I was using to clean it.  Then the sharp instrument slipped and I got a very superficial cut on my finger, and very small amount of blood came out.  I immediately washed it and tried to squeeze out more blood but it had already stopped bleeding.  I checked and the patient was HIV positive and taking HIV/AIDS medications.  Do you think I am at risk for getting HIV? Thanks.
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No risk.
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