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If I Have Ars Will I Have Bloody Nose

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Bloody Nose While Kissing

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
Hello. I was recently kissing a guy and when I pulled back he noticed he had a bloody nose. His blood got on my face around the upper lip and nose area. While he says he is negative, I want to be sure if I should get tested or not. Is there a risk... Read more »

oral, runny nose, and ars

Posted by questions31, 1 Reply
Male to male -
so about 5 weeks ago I received oral and had a cut on my penis that was caused from rough oral. Before that, I topped but it was protected and the condom did not break.

Forward to today and I have a stuffy nose with green phlegm,... Read more »

Bleeding nose & H.I.V. :

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Last week i had a bleeding nose while i was blowing my nose, it lasted about 2 mintues & today the same thing. What does this mean?

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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?

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ARS for Certain, or No?

Posted by ChapmanH, 1 Reply
I was reading that ARS can be distinguished from common respitory diseases since a runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and a productive cough are not symptoms of ARS. So, if someone had flulike symptoms such as a sore throat, low grade fever, and... Read more »
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casual contact, bloody nose

Dr Bob,If you came into close facial contact with a HIV positive person that you knew had recently snorted drugs and had a bloody nose, what would be the risk if any with talking with them quite closely and inhaling any air/vapour from their nose?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nonexistent. HIV is not transmitted by inhaling air/vapor. Period. Dr. Bob... Read more »

Bloody Nose while giving oral sex

Hi Dr. FrascinoRecently I gave oral sex to a guy that I had just met. While I was giving this guy head my nose started to bleed alittle, and I wiped my nose off with a napkin. Shortly after this happened he ejactulated down my throat. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried in Florida,You got a bloody nose while sucking a penis Popsicle? Hmm . . . that's usually a mood breaker. That it didn't seem to bother you or Mr. Throbbing Tallywhacker suggests you must be damn good at your "job" (so... Read more »

Stuffy Nose, Rash on lower Back, Slight Fever...could this beARS?

Hi please answer my question:Early in March, I went to a bar in Guam. At the end of the night, the lady I was talking to asked me if I wanted to get a private room at the bar. I realized then that she was a prostitute, but I was weak and horny and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIYes Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and yes I believe that your guilt and anxiety are getting the best of you. If you find that you are not able to move forward then get tested!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Bloody BJ

Doctor Bob....You are a wonderful man and your work is extremly important to all of us out here in WW land who hang on your every word. I have read lots of the other post, but none really addresses my question.A sex worker was giving me protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Protected blow jobs and unprotected hand jobs do not carry significant risk for HIV transmission, even if the sucker gets a nose bleed while sucking the suckee. Sure, having your sucker get a nosebleed while sucking really does suck, and I'm... Read more »
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