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Old 05-30-2008, 03:04 AM   #1
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Staple ***** - any risk

I was *****ed by a staple yesterday after I opened up my prescription bag. I didn't notice any blood on the bag nor on the staple, so I don't think the person who gave me my prescrption was bleeding. I looked at my finger and it was bleeding, so now I am worried that there may have been someone elses blood on the staple, and now it has infected me.... help please

 
Old 05-30-2008, 06:59 AM   #2
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Re: Staple ***** - any risk

Your risk is exactly nil.
you cannot get hiv that way.
a hollow point needle is a risk because it gives hiv a controlled enviorment to survive.
out in the air it will die quickly because it cannot survive there for long.

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