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Blood Got Into Nose HIV Risk

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nose secretions mixed into food. (NASAL MUCOUS AND HIV, 2009)

Dr. Bob, One of my friend who is HIV positive, i invited him and he was eating spicy food, so his nose was leaking, so he used his left hand finger to clear the nose, and was using the same left hand with a spoonto take the curry from the bowl. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...actually made it all the way down the spoon and into your curry are remote at best. 2.Nasal mucous that does not contain visible blood is not an HIV-transmission risk.3.Absolutely nothing (including HIV) survives in a spicy curry!So relax Max! If... Read more »

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for impossible or esmerelda....

Posted by derrick92
...jsut skin and nothing else if i touched the inside of my nose. but i also heard taht even if u have a cut and ur bleeding, the blood still starts to die because even though it's in the body, it's exposed to air. 1. is that true? 2.what would be... Read more »

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Posted by derrick92, 1 Reply
...jsut skin and nothing else if i touched the inside of my nose. but i also heard taht even if u have a cut and ur bleeding, the blood still starts to die because even though it's in the body, it's exposed to air. 1. is that true? 2.what would be... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...I have a question. I noticed I had some blood looking spots on my sleeve, after I wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically Read more »

Umm worried over last night

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...went to a death metal concert where I was moshin quite a bit. Well I accidentally busted a guy's nose while doin it. I saw no blood on my hands, but a minute or so later he touched my shoulder. I had a shirt on so blood didn't get on my body.... Read more »