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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   HI,
User :   Is anybody is there?
Doctor :  
User :   I have a small query on STD/HIV infection
Doctor :   yes, please proceed
User :   i went to a strip club, and had a drink
Doctor :   ok,
User :   i took a descent strip dance
Doctor :   ok,
User :   but after i gave her money and before she went, she just pat/poked me on my shoulder
User :   it feels like her nails hit/scrached me
Doctor :   ok,
User :   i am very scared of this
Doctor :   did you have a scratch on you ?
User :   what if she intentionally put some small infected needle
User :   :(
User :   after 3-4 hours i checked the shoulder area, but i dint find any changes
User :   .....on my regular skin
Doctor :   ok, i think you are safe
User :   the nail when it hit dones not hurt much, but a little bit ut hurt
Doctor :   and about th infected needly , why do you think so ?
User :   ??
Doctor :   mail4vcp: what if she intentionally put some small infected needle
Doctor :   I didnt get this ?
User :   what i am thinking is if its a needle, then atleast i should have some small blood clot on my this true?
Doctor :   yes, you are right
Doctor :   you can see a puncture mark for even a day or two
User :   so even if its a small needle passes thro skin, it pops a small blood?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   the dress would have blood spot
User :   i am just scared that if she intentionally want infect others :(
Doctor :   Why do you think that she would do this ?
User :   if she wants to pat me on my shoulders, how come her nails hit me on my skin?
User :   i felt like its her nails..... i know nail scraches are not a risk
Doctor :   thats an accident
User :   hopefully if its an accident
Doctor :   i do think the same
User :   so i am thinking too much and my fears are irrational?
Doctor :   clearly irrational , i consider
User :   so are you sure, if its a needle, even very small, and if its go thro skin deep enough to infect from HIV/STD, then atleast i should have a red spot with blood clot on the skin, after i checked 3-4 hours later?
Doctor :   yes, and moreover the shoulder is a muscular site you would have surely felt the needle very well and the blood spot for sure
User :   your answers calm down my fears so much
User :   anything more you want to add on this?
User :   like the muscular thing on soulder you explained
Doctor :   ya,
Doctor :   If you are fair in complexion you can see a red bruise mark over the punctured site
User :   you told punctured twice. what is this?
Doctor :   Sorry , i didn't say puncture twice , its puncture site
User :   i mean to ask what is puncture?
Doctor :   oh, puncture is a hole /pinned site/the site of needle entry
User :   oh k
User :   thanks for your clarification doctor
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
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