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Do People Catch AIDS From Picking Your Nose

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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 nose was leaking, so he used his left hand finger to clear the nose, and was using the same left hand with a spoonto take the curry from the bowl. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nasal mucus? Aug 12, 2006 Dear dr. Frascino, does nasal mucus contain HIV and can an accidental ingestion of nasal mucus of a person with HIV and not on HAART be at risk? Thank you! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Nasal secretions similar to... 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 »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...medical conditions, such as heart disease or weakened immune systems or those with respiratory problems, are more at risk. These individuals also have a greater chance for having more severe symptoms. People who have frequent contact with others,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep, open-mouth "French" kissing with a non-infected partner, as there is a... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This... Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...Hi, 1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) Thank... Read more »

Stuffed up nose

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Ive been having this stuffed up nose for about three weeks maybe longer and it only occurs at night for some reason and only frequently during the day, its also on 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 »