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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 »

HIV tranmission through Blade - pls help

Dear Bob, I trust you are well! I have been checking my mailbox and this site everyday for your... Read more »

Electric hair clippers part 2

Hi Dr. Frascino,I asked a question re my son having his hair cut at the barber yesterday. There are... Read more »
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Using Hair to Manage HIV/AIDS and Predict Treatment Success

... UCSF researchers have found that examining levels of antiretroviral drugs in hair samples taken from HIV patients on therapy strongly predicts treatment success. The findings , published in the February 20 issue of AIDS , note Read more »
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Transgender Health and HIV

...better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San... Read more »
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Asia-Pacific: Transgenders Assert Identity at AIDS Meeting

... Few support networks, widespread discrimination, and low AIDS awareness put transgender persons at high risk of HIV infection, advocates said during the recent ninth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. "The lack of knowledge Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...question would be..IF and that is IF there had been a cut place or any blood on the barber mans hands or fingers, how long does hiv stay active outside the body in blood? I am so terrified of having to test again. I tested a few years back over... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body fluids that contains are dried then... Read more »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and Read more »

Rash? Please provide your help and experience

Posted by dopey33, 1 Reply
...greatly appreciated. Oh yeah one more thing, I also shaved my chest about 2 weeks ago and I have been really itchy because of the hairs growing back.. Not sure if I got the spots because of that... PLEASE HELP. I need accurate information about... Read more »