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Odds Of Infection Picking Your Nose

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Nasal Secretions & HIV Infection

When I was in a bus last 3 days. Some fluids from a man, in front of me, spilled into my left eye, I thought it might be his nasal secretions, I'm not sure. I know that nasal secretions containing blood results hiv infection. However I don't know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nasal secretions "spilled" into your eye from a guy in front of you while riding on a bus??? Hmm . . . he must have had one serious Read more »

MRSA infections danger

I recently had an mrsa infection in lung and plura space which caused me to be hospitalized twice... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

...A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Facial swelling Pneumonia-type symptoms such as cough, difficulty breathing, and fever Diagnosis: Material (sputum, nasal secretions) is stained and cultured for the organism Treatment: Traditional: Intravenous amphotericin B New... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

... What Are Opportunistic Infections? Testing for OIs OIs and AIDS What Are the Most Common OIs? Preventing OIs Treating OIs What Are Opportunistic Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after the... Read more »

Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a dry cough and when i coudhed up saliva, it was light yellow, and my nose is clogged up everynight to, is this in anyway linked to HIV ? and also please answer this: do cuts take longer to heal with Read more »

INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ON MY PENIS, IT LOOKED LIKE A SMALL CUT OR SOMETHING BUT IT WASNT AND IT LASTED THREE DAYS, I HAVE A SINUS INFECTION: CLOGGED NOSE, COUGHING ALOT, YELLOW FLEM I HAD TODAY, IS ALL THIS LINKED TO HIV ? I KNOW ILL GO AND GET TESTED BUT ANSWER Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
...transient truncal rash. Headache, photophobia, and other symptoms suggestive of aseptic meningitis may occur. Coryza, cough, or nasal congestion would help distinguish respiratory virus infection from ARS." Thus cough and nasal problems are NOT... Read more »