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Bloody Nose After Vaginal Sex With Condom Does It Mean 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 »

sorry, im so worried i dont know what to do.

hi doc, im sorry to be a pain but please, please, please could you answer my question? it is my... Read more »

HIV ARS Fears

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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets into someone's body. You... Read more »
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Oral sex and condom issue!

Posted by gbv22, 1 Reply
...take 5 finals and was a little sleep deprived so I don't know if this is the cause. Also she commented after sex about how condoms don't work, leads me to think she doesn't use them. Should I be worried, should I get tested? Read more »

Need some feedback

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...condom, I know. But I still cant relax. Every abnormality with my body causes me to freak out; for instance, occasional fatigue, nose bleeds, headaches, any kind of strange mark on my skin, etc. It has been almost 3 months now, but as my... 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 »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of Read more »