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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Having tingling, numbness, pins and needles all over body and warmness in buttocks. Have pituitary cyst and migraine. Need advise?

dear dr. i am having tingling , numbness , pins and needles all over the body and sometimes ... and there has been improvement of 10% in 4 months. the tingling pins and needles sensation is more if i have ...
 

Can a needle prick cause HIV?

Hello doctor, today i gave insulin to my mom and after taking out the needle is pricking towards my left hand finger and blood came from my finger, do i get aids ? am worried a lot ...
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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 ...
 

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 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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Needle pricks sensation after taking bath

hi, i have this needle pricks sensation on skin every time after i take a bath, it usually goes on for 10 to 15 minutes, is this a symptom of diabetes? ...
 

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 ...
 

Amoxicilin not helping for infection caused by needle used for taking insulin. How to cure?

I am a diabetic and I have been infected by a needle i was using giving my self insulin in my stomach It has raised and is very sore. I have been taking amoxici lin that the doctor gave my husband ...
 

Thumb swollen, turned green, had cellulitis. Can it be infected by insulin needle?

first started hurting n then I remembered I got stuck by my brothers insulin needle. He is a diabetic ...
 

What causes needle prick pain in feet and fingers at night in a diabetic person?

hello doc, Its for my dad, who is a diabetic patient for last 10 years. Recently notices getting a needle prick pain at the feet fingers during night and last for few seconds. It occurs at regular ...
 

Felt needle pricking above elbow while boarding bus. Worried about infected needle. Blood test required?

to climb from back door meanwhile in that crowd while climbing i felt some needle is pricking towards my ... very much worried about this and i am afraid that what if some one have pricked me with infected pins ...
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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.
 
I have a burning sensation on my face and neck. I also have the feeling of needles pricking my chest and neck
Hi. Have you applied something on your face, that too for the first time. It may be allergic reaction to some local application or drug or some food item.Also, I will like to know if you are diabetic or menopausal at 42.It can simply be sun burn also. Take some oral anti allergic and consult a skin specialist.Thanks.
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