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Can You Get AIDS From Mucus

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HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking that It was not possible to become infected. Unfortunately my relatives nose was dripping mucus due to the cold weather. Some of the mucus fom her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

mucus

recently diagnosed HIV, latelycoughing up mucus, is this anormal condition of HIV?... Read more »

hiv in nasal mucus?

Dear dr. Frascino,does nasal mucus contain HIV and can an accidental ingestion of nasal mucus of a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Northwestern Professor Enlists Cervical Mucus in HIV Fight

The Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery, an effort backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has awarded $5.5 million to support a project at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Thomas Hope, a professor of cellular... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Turning Yucky Mucus Into a Better Barrier

A researcher at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study whether mucus membranes can be altered to block viruses like HIV and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tips on How to Manage Nausea and Vomiting for Those With HIV

I've been living with HIV for the past 12 years. Lately, I often feel nauseous, sometimes even to the point of throwing up. Why, and what can I do?! -- A.J., Trois-Rivières, QC Troy Grennan, M.D. McMaster University Medical Centre... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Groups Stress Early Detection

An estimated one-third of Americans who have HIV do not know it, so Michigan-based HIV agencies hope that Friday's National HIV Testing Day helps get out the word that there are many places to be tested quickly, anonymously and free. Statistics... Read more »
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mucus drainage or sinusitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i tested negative at 13 weeks. it will be 5 weeks in april. for about a month now i have been dealing with a lot of mucus drainage. is this a sign of hiv infection. i was really hoping that my 13 week was conclusive. Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »

GMAN SWITCH HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!
I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of
the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning
the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »

Question on the methodology of transmission

Posted by Anonymous
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »