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If I Have Ars Will I Have Bloody Nose

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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 asking if I wasn't worried. Thank you sir. Could I get HIV if I inhale an HIV air particle from a close-by HIV+ person and the particle remains in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You state: "I know my question might sound a bit looney tunes maximus." I absolutely agree, but would leave off the "might sound a bit" and substitute "is"!Your fears are totally unwarranted. HIV cannot be transmitted that way.You also have a... Read more »

HIV and Nose Bleeds

Hi, my husband is HIV pos. and I'm negative. He has been having nose bleeds and I was wondering if... Read more »

nose bleeds

ive been having sporadic nosebleeds for sometime, i recently saw my doctor and he said i have... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lomatium

...practitioner. It contains anti-clotting substances and may be dangerous if your platelets are low or if you have problems with nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. Lomatium is generally not recommended during pregnancy. High doses may cause a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Atractylodes

...Atractylodes may reduce platelet function so it may be dangerous to use if your platelets are low or if you're having problems with nose bleeds or heavy menstrual bleeding. Otherwise, it should be used as part of a traditional Chinese medicine... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Osteoporosis

What Is Bone? What Is Osteoporosis? What Causes It? HIV and Osteoporosis Antacids and Bone Mineral Density How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? What Can I Do About Osteoporosis? For More Information What Is Bone? ... Read more »
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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Darunavir... Read more »
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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? Read more »

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 Read more »

Need input on an incident today.

Posted by pden1, 1 Reply
...cell phone in a trash can, when i reached in to get it, there were several paper towels with some blood on them (likely from a nose bleed). The paper towels were wet, meaning the blood was likely fresh. I had some small cuts (not actively... Read more »

Girl alone needs help

Posted by kalia, 1 Reply
I got oral sex from a friend (guy) like two months ago. Nothing else. I know it's low risk, but I got sick 7 days later had a fever for 4 days. Did not cross my mind till a few days ago it could be serious. My hair fell out in bunches two weeks ago,... Read more »