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Infection through diabetic needle prick

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Accidental needle prick from insulin pen. Patient having diabetes, kidney problems. Can I get any infection?

I accidentally pricked my finger from the needle of my mother insulin pen , a few drops of blood ... am worried that i might catch an infection , HIV, diabetes or something. Please help ...
 

Can a needle prick cause HIV?

poke my finger twice while i taking my cousin's blood sugar .she has stroke 3 years ago .she is diabetic, anxiety and hiv possitive ,high blood sugar .this is a list of medication she is currently taking ...
 

What are the chances of contacting hepatitis C by needle prick?

My mother is Diabetic and also has Hepatitis C . After giving her the insulin shot in her right shoulder i dropped the needle and it accidentally pricked my finger. I wasnt sure if it pricked me so I ...
 

What are the chances of getting the viral infection by a single needle prick of HCV positive patient?

chances of getting the viral infection by a single needle prick of this sort and 3.when should i get ... is while putting the central venous line in this patient i had a needle prick thru my gloves. im really ...
 

Finger got stuck to a needle used for diabetic dog insulin. Any complications?

my wife stuck her finger with a needle that was used to give our diabetic dog insulin Is there anything to worry about ...
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Is infection possible by being pricked by needle used on diabetic patient?

Hello..im a nurse and i was doing diabetic accucheck..i was accidentally pricked by ze lancet used by a diabetic patient??i press my hand to get the blood out...i washed wiz detergents...but did nt get myself ...
 

Can i get infected by pricking needle which is used by diabetic father?

i accidentally pricked my finger from the needle of my fathers insulin pen,a few drops of blood came out.? (my father has urinal tract infection and is a diabetic type 2 ) I am worried that i might ...
 

What are the chances of getting vilitigo or diabetes by pricking needle injection?

. Is there any chance to get infected with vilitigo or diabetes? Please mail me ur account number so that i would ...My mother is diabetic as well suffers from vilitigo, last night i gave her insulin, while throwing ...
 

Pricked by infected needle. Infected with hepatitis C?

is it possible to be contaminated with hepatitis c?but im not really sure if i was prick with the infected needle because it did not bleed and the 2nd glove did not have a hole,but i felt slight pain on my ...
 

Is a diabetic injection needle prick harmful to a non diabetic?

My dad is diabetic and while he was visiting me a couple of weeks ago, I was assisting him w/his insulin injection when I pricked my finger with the unused needle after filling the syringe with Levimir ...
 

Is infection possible by accidental pricking of used needle?

The Cap Fall Out And.The Needle Slightly Sticked Me Through My Glove. I Am Worrying That It.Might Be Serious, What Do You Think? BAre In Mind Before Capping The Needle Was Placed In A Tray And A Drip ...
 

Can a needle prick cause a HIV infection?

hi doctor, my husband is a surgeon,he got pricked a needle during a opration & patient was infected whith HIV, we knwen it after 3 - 4days. so what is the chance of HIV infection & should he start ...
 

How to dispose a needle of an HIV infected person?

I was checking my dads sugar level and got stuck with the niddle that I used to prick his finger, it bleed and I used a achoal wipe to clean it. I do not know if he has hiv, but I know that he has been ...
 

I accidentally pricked my finger from the needle of my fathers insulin pen

i accidentally pricked my finger from the needle of my fathers insulin pen,a few drops of blood came out.? (my father has urinal tract infection and is a diabetic type 2 ) I am worried that i might ...
 

Can i get infected from a needle prick?

I was pricked with an insulin needle last night and although it did not go far in, I still began to bleed. I immediately squeezed it and then proceeded to run it under sop and water. The prick site does ...
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I my client has diabetes and I prick myself with a used needle what should I do?
Hi, Thanks for writing your. Diabetes is not transmitted by prick of patient's needle. Disease which can be transmitted are HIV, Hepatitis. You should clean the wound properly. If not vaccinated, you can get yourself vaccinated for tetanus. I hope this answers your query. Thanks.
 
can I become a diabetic if I accidentally poke myself with a used diabetic needle?
HI Diabetes is not a communicable disease. So there is absolutely no way you can get diabetes in that way .
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