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Can I Get HIV From Picking Your Nose

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HIV / Picking your nose?

Hi bob, a few quick question. Met with a sex worker and she gave me a long protected blow job (I could feel her teeth once in a while, hopefully the condom was still intact, she didn't bite) and then I had very brief protected sex with the same...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...common habit. Just take a look at the guys on either side of you next time you're stuck in traffic, and I'll bet you'll spot a nasal excavator within moments!I'll repost a question from the archives that not only addresses the HIV risk of nose... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...recently approved. This is a "live attenuated" vaccine. It has not been studied in people with weakened immune systems. FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people with HIV. Tetanus and Diphtheria: Tetanus is a serious disease... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...water can also help reduce fever. For a stuffy nose, breathing moist air from a hot shower can help. Using a decongestant or nasal spray with phenylephrine in it can help clear or dry up a stuffy nose. If your nasal drainage is thick, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

...A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Facial swelling Pneumonia-type symptoms such as cough, difficulty breathing, and fever Diagnosis: Material (sputum, nasal secretions) is stained and cultured for the organism Treatment: Traditional: Intravenous amphotericin B New... Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after the... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...past thur. i caught a cold which included a stuffy, runny nose, sore throat etc. i had taken otc drugs like, robotussin, afrin nasal spray and advil for overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little... 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? Thanks Read more »

Blood in the Nose

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi all! Please help - I have dry blood inside my nose, stuck to the sides. It's not that close to the openings of the nostrils but rather deeper. Has anyone had the same problem before? Read more »