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Bloody Nose After Touching Blood Worried I Have HIV

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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 head my nose started to bleed alittle, and I wiped my nose off with a napkin. Shortly after this happened he ejactulated down my throat. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried in Florida,You got a bloody nose while sucking a penis Popsicle? Hmm . . . that's usually a mood breaker. That it didn't seem to bother you or Mr. Throbbing Tallywhacker suggests you must be damn good at your "job" (so... Read more »

Picked my nose after touching semen

I recently came into contact with semen of unknown HIV status at a sauna - the semen was on a seat... Read more »

casual contact, bloody nose

Dr Bob,If you came into close facial contact with a HIV positive person that you knew had recently... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Says It Faces Threat From Illegal Blood Sales

Years after illegal blood sales touched off an AIDS outbreak in central China, the Health Ministry admitted such sales still threaten the nation's hospitals. "The phenomenon in some areas of paying for blood supplies, or making money from blood,... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
AIDS National Interfaith Network

AIDS and American Religion: An Issue of Blood

Matt: 9:20-21 "And behold a women, which was diseased with an issueof blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: Forshe said within herself, If I may but touch the hem of his garment, I shall bewhole." (King James) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Education: "People Are Afraid to Touch Them"

Oxford University and South African researchers are working on a two-year study of child caregivers in families affected by HIV/AIDS. More than 7,000 people in three South African provinces -- about 6,000 children and 1,500 guardians -- will be... Read more »
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Bloody Nose While Kissing

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
Hello. I was recently kissing a guy and when I pulled back he noticed he had a bloody nose. His blood got on my face around the upper lip and nose area. While he says he is negative, I want to be sure if I should get tested or not. Is there a risk... Read more »

Bleeding nose & H.I.V. :

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Last week i had a bleeding nose while i was blowing my nose, it lasted about 2 mintues & today the same thing. What does this mean?

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shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

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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?

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