Needlestick injury

What is Needlestick injury?

injury caused by used needle causing interepyion in epithelial lining

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Hi there, I recently started work as a healthcare assitant, and I have managed to get a needlestick injury from taking a urine sample using a...

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Gone through the history given in your case. Diseases like HIV infection, Hepatitis B & C, etc spread by blood transfusion, sharing the same...

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My daughter 22 has for some time had prominent blue veins on her temples, even when not taking any medication with risk of hypertension as side...

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Elevated blood pressure persistently in a 22 year old patient is likely abnormal, and if not obese, then other secondary causes have...

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I am a healthcareworker, and I experienced a needlestick injury. The source patient was HIV positive. I took the prophalatic drugs for 4 weeks. I...

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Thanks for posting the query.

Needle stick injury is common among the healthcare workers and it can transmit diseases like hepatitis B,...

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Hi this is XXXXXX here. I sustained needlestick injury from Hep C source about 19 weeks ago. Hep C PCR for myself at 4, 7 and 11 weeks are...

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Hi there,

I recently started work as a healthcare assitant, and I have managed to get a needlestick injury from taking a urine sample using a...

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i m a medical student and i think i have been having obsessions about having needlestick injuries. everytime after i done a procedure, i get...

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Im DR. Abed. Specislist in emergency medicine.I got (3 days)back needle stick by hepatitis c positive patient while i was suturing cut...

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I am a Nurse who had a accidental prick from my diabetic patient's lancet on my Per- diem homecare job. I wore gloves. i didnt see blood when i...

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sir/madam, before some days when I have gone to a pathological laboratory for a test my hand (having an fresh wound) touched some blood on the...

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Hi i contracted hcv genotype 2 through a severe needle stick injury at work in may this year yes i am a nurse... 1month post ns injury my hcv viral...

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