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Infection through diabetic needle prick

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Can a needle prick transmit infections?

) after giving an infiltration injection to a patient. The needle went through my slacks and pricked my ...). The patient had bled a bit after the injection, however that was after the needle had been withdrawn. Do you ...
 

What are the chances of contracting infections through shared needles?

Sir, I have used a Niddle by mistake to test my sugar which is already used by a Diabetic Patient. Is there any risk of catching infection. if yes, is there any remedy? ...
 

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 HIV be contracted through infected needle?

but symptoms are real doc. I'm at loss my PCP doesn't think anything major. I am borderline diabetic, have high ...
 

Can a needle prick cause HIV?

Hi.. my father is a diabetic patient and after testing his blood sugar , by mistaken i got that needle pricked . Is there any risk? ...
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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 ...
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Will i be diabetic if i use a used needle of a diabetic patient ?

My dog is a type 1 diabetic and last night I accidentally poked myself with a used but empty insulin syringe and im non diabetic. Should I be worried about anything?? Please tell me ...
 

Borderline diabetic with bacterial infection. Irritation in vagina. Treatment?

Found out I m boarder line diabetic, went to OBGYN in march found out I had a bacterial infection ... irritates from a scale to 1-10 is a 1-2 and feels like pins and needles. No rash, bumps, ulcers in or out ...
 

Pricked by sewing needle. Should I get tetanus shot?

I went to put my hand down on the couch and a sewing needle went into it a little deep, it currently hurts. ,Recently, I have been getting infections with most cuts since I get pricked with sewing ...
 

Pricked finger with used needles of diabetic patients. Applied alcohol. Should I go to emergency room?

i was at work and i had gloves on putting away my patients diabetic needles which she used to check her blood pressure and i pooked myself with one of her needles. i put pressure on it and put alcohol ...
 

Infection and headache that feels like needles going in

My husband have an infection and now he is having a headache that feels like needles going in, he ... him the antibiotic I mentioned before. I m not really sure where the infection is but he is not having ...
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Are you diabetic?
 
Is it dangerous if diabetic injection needle accidendly pricked your finger after use i
The Insulin needle is very small and usually no problem is seen in such pricks, so do not worry. Keep an eye on it.
 
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.
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