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Do People Catch HIV 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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Vaccinations and HIV

...is a serious disease caused by common bacteria. Tetanus infection can occur in any cut in the skin. It cannot be passed from person to person. Injecting drug users have a higher risk of a tetanus infection. Diphtheria is another bacterial... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...You Get the Flu? The flu virus is highly contagious, which means it's easy to get from someone else. The virus is passed from person to person by breathing in droplets that contain the virus from the air. Other ways include having direct contact... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...fungus, which is common in the soil of the Midwest river valleys, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. In a healthy person, the infection is usually confined to the lungs, causing only mild symptoms. In HIV-positive people with low CD4... 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 »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little daughter came down with a cold. (i assume a person battling hiv could NOT pass cold like symptoms to another person unless he had a common cold.) my syptoms... Read more »