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HIV transmission through nasal spray

An HIV positive friend used my nasal spray a couple of days ago. And I used it the next morning - having forgotten that he used it. I'm very concerned. I don't know if there was blood on there, cause I didn't look at the tip before using. There was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV does not survive very long outside the body. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. But do advise your positively charged buddy he needs to buy his own nose spray.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob Read more »

Vitamin B12 shots

Hey Dr. Bob,I am an underweight man in my mid 30's who has been living with the virus since before... Read more »

low b12

Could a mildly low b12 count cause a slightly lowered rbc(3.6)scale starts at 3.8 to 5.10 with a... Read more »
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Vaccinations and HIV

...recently approved. This is a "live attenuated" vaccine. It has not been studied in people with weakened immune systems. FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people with HIV. Tetanus and Diphtheria: Tetanus is a serious disease... Read more »
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Viracept

...should not exceed 10 mg Cialis or 2.5 mg Levitra per 72 hours, or 25 mg Viagra per 48 hours. Increased levels of the inhaled and nasal sprays with fluticasone, a steroid for asthma or allergies (found in Advair, Flonase, and Flovent), can occur... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...and lozenges that reduce nicotine cravings are often available over-the-counter. Prescription medications include inhalers and nasal sprays, and a pill. All these treat the physical and chemical symptoms of withdrawal. The use of the smoking... Read more »
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Rescriptor

...levels of trazodone can occur with Rescriptor and therefore should be used with caution. Increased levels of the inhaled and nasal sprays that contain fluticasone, a steroid for asthma or allergies (found in Advair, Flonase, and Flovent) can... Read more »
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LA Documentary looking for interview subjects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I am making a documentary about parents and kids living with HIV, and would love to hear from anyone who would like to share their experiences, anonymously or otherwise.. Right now I'm trying to get a sense of what it's like to be on the... Read more »

Your opinion please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(pus) and develop a terrible allergy rhinitis, today, almost 4 months since that i still have rhinitis but getting well with nasal spray. So I got nervouos and got an antibody test exactly at 3 months after that exposure, it result negative. I... Read more »

Post nasal drip??..paranoid

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read quite a few posts on here now, and I know the phrase...."don't judge by symptoms"...so yes...I know that. Basicly Im just looking for some info. Symptoms (if a person ever does have them) of early HIV infection can vary by degree, and... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try? Thanks Read more »