Can You Get AIDS From Picking Your Nose
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiYou are fine. The chances of getting HIV this way, none. The virus dies within minutes of leaving the body and if it had been sitting there that long, you touched it, wiped it off and picked your nose, all that time in between and the wiping of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You've never seen a nose-picking question here before? Hmmm . . . actually there have been quite a few. It's a nasty, but quite common habit. Just take a look at the guys on either side of you next time you're stuck in traffic, and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.Yes.2.I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet. However, I can tell you that HIV is not the cause!3.I don't know, can you? There's certainly no doubt you should and also no doubt that you are HIV negative.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your question #1 from your last post was "Am I conclusively free of HIV?" To which I responded: "Yes." How much more clear can I be? There are thousands of other questioners waiting for a personal response to their... Read more »
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Posted by madeinkorea, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe only Fault Elisa and Western Blot: The test doesnt pick up HIV 0, but HIV 0 only exists in Africa. Maybe we will have a test that pick up HIV 1,2,0 soon.
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Posted by DAPRINCEZZ, 3 RepliesSo here I am 20 years old and dying to live but living to die but then again aren't we all?? I decided to take the time to share my story with you all on hiv. I was seeing this guy, everything about him was great and before you know it we were... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCould frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS?
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