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How Hiv Enter Into Mucous Membrane

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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 »

Mucous membrane exposure with dried blood.

I know that supposedly HIV is inactivated when blood dries. I had a little blood on my gloves at... Read more »

Mucous Membranes/"Visible Blood"

In several of your essays you say that HIV must enter thr bloodtsream through abrasions, cuts, or... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Entering Labor Should Be Given Rapid HIV Test to Determine Treatment to Prevent Vertical HIV Transmission, Study Says

Women entering labor whose HIV status is unknown should be given a rapid HIV test to determine whether treatment is necessary to reduce the likelihood of mother-to-child transmission, according to a study to be published in the July 14 issue of the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Discuss U.S. Law Banning HIV-Positive Foreigners From Entering Country

Some HIV/AIDS advocates last week at a forum in Washington, D.C., called for changes to a U.S. law that bans HIV-positive foreigners from entering the country, the Bay Area Reporter reports (Roehr, Bay Area Reporter , 4/19). Congress in 1993... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Candidates Enter Crucial Stage As Clinical Trials End, IAVI Head Says

Experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines under development by Merck and Sanofi-Aventis are entering crucial stages, and results from clinical trials for both vaccine candidates are expected in 2008, Seth Berkley, head of the International AIDS Vaccine... 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 »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »

Take Survey & enter to win 1 of 5 $100 cash prize

Posted by southpolplus
NO/AIDS task Force is recruiting participants to take an anonymous online survey.

The survey is completely anonymous, you don't have to give any personal information about who you are or anything. This survey is a series of questions about your... Read more »