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Bloody Nose After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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Can HIV particles rest in nose hair & become reactivated if nose bleeds?

Hello Doctor Bob, I know my question might sound a bit looney tunes maximus. But I wouldn't be asking if I wasn't worried. Thank you sir. Could I get HIV if I inhale an HIV air particle from a close-by HIV+ person and the particle remains in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...maximus." I absolutely agree, but would leave off the "might sound a bit" and substitute "is"!Your fears are totally unwarranted. HIV cannot be transmitted that way.You also have a misunderstanding about HIV infection. HIV can permeate intact... Read more »

Worried (SNORTING COCAINE THROUGH A ROLLED-UP DOLLAR BILL OR STRAW, 2010)

Hi thereNever used this site before, but looks really informal.Last night I took cocaine and was... Read more »

Bloody Nose while giving oral sex

Hi Dr. FrascinoRecently I gave oral sex to a guy that I had just met. While I was giving this guy... Read more »
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Worried About Infection - Thank U 4 Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I recently had my first series of sexual experiences ever in the past four weeks and am now worrying, kicking myself, stressing to the point of gray hairs, and hating myself because of potential HIV symptoms that I'm now experiencing. Read more »

Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS? Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

Taking tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi all, I was just wondering if someone who has not had unprotected sex and not shared needles has any reason to take an HIV test. Can you get HIV any other way? Are there any documented or confirmed cases of getting HIV as a male if you don't... Read more »