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Hiv And Mucous Membranes

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HIV and Mucous Membrane

Hi doctor,I was wondering how far blood must have to go up the nasal passage to enter the mucous membranes and potentially cause an infection? I was at a strip club several weeks ago and what appeared to be blood fell from the ceiling and landed on...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I regret I am not qualified to answer medical questions. My area is benefits and workplace issues.... Read more »

HIV and mucous membrane exposure

I work at a pediatric clinic. Today after I centrifuged some blood from a 17 year old black male I... Read more »

Mucous Membrane infectivity

I have read recently that scientist have learned that HIV does not need a cut or abrasion to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

El VIH, el SIDA y las Mujeres que Tienen Relaciones Sexuales con Mujeres (WSW) en Estados Unidos

La transmisin del VIH de mujer a mujer parece ser algo muy raro. No obstante, los informes de casos de contagio del VIH de mujer a mujer y el riesgo bien documentado de la transmisin del VIH de mujer a hombre indica que las secreciones vaginales y... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Anal Cancer Still a Risk to HIV-Infected Men Who Have Receptive Anal Intercourse

The incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma is higher in gay men, presumably because receptive anal intercourse increases exposure to and infection by human papillomavirus (HPV). There are multiple types of HPV. The early changes in the rectal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older People Face Greater HIV Infection Risks: Study

Physicians are failing to diagnose HIV infection among older patients, even as many people over age 50 enjoy extended sex lives thanks to erectile dysfunction drugs, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday. Sexually active people age 50 and... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Women: The Sex Factor

22% of people living with AIDS in the U.S. are women: 88,815. In 2003, 27% of new HIV infections in the U.S. were in women. African-American women are 25 times more likely than white women and four times more likely than Latina women to have an... Read more »
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Mucous membrane question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question I hope someone or many people can answer:

Is the entire lip a mucous membrane or just the inside of the lip a mucous membrane? Or is the lip not a mucous membrane at all?


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eyes ,lights and mucous

Posted by sugar, 2 Replies
my eyes are painful ,especially when bright lights and they stay red. I have mucous in my chest and my doc says nothing is wrong can anyone relate. I have been on atripila for a little over 2 years . I have hep c..but none of this is related to the... 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 »

Quick Question.. What can you tell me??

Posted by limon12, 1 Reply
I know that the mucous membranes of the genitals are susceptible to HIV transmission but just how easily can infected blood enter your blood stream from contact with the tip of your penis through the urethra membrane? (No cuts or rashes on penis,... Read more »