HIV/Aids

Question
Posted by: hamoud | 2017/08/10

Q.

Thorn prick.

hi am scared to death today my friend got prick from a thorn also i got prick from the same thorn about a sec or a minute now am on pep? m i at risk what are the different between a thorn and a needle.

Expert's Reply

A.

HIV/Aids expert
- 2017/08/13

The risk of infection in this way is really very small. With needles we take into account if the needle is hollow or not. Hollow needles pose a higher risk. Continue taking PEP. Test again immediately after finishing it and again at week 12 post the prick

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