Picking Your Nose Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You've never seen a nose-picking question here before? Hmmm . . . actually there have been quite a few. It's a nasty, but quite common habit. Just take a look at the guys on either side of you next time you're stuck in traffic, and... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiYou are fine. The chances of getting HIV this way, none. The virus dies within minutes of leaving the body and if it had been sitting there that long, you touched it, wiped it off and picked your nose, all that time in between and the wiping of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,In essence you're wondering about the "benefits of knowing." See below. I've addressed this issue recently.Regarding a cure for HIV, we have an entire chapter devoted to that topic in the archives of this forum. I have... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.Yes.2.I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet. However, I can tell you that HIV is not the cause!3.I don't know, can you? There's certainly no doubt you should and also no doubt that you are HIV negative.... Read more »
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Posted by madeinkorea, 1 ReplyHi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesantibody wise I mean???
*Im talking about the oral test..not the blood one*
Can anything else affect the result? Medicines or anything??
Is it like that ELISA test, where it checks for antibodies, but it also has the possibility of picking up OTHER... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe only Fault Elisa and Western Blot: The test doesnt pick up HIV 0, but HIV 0 only exists in Africa. Maybe we will have a test that pick up HIV 1,2,0 soon.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have been tested over the last couple of years with the ELISA test. A three times with the Home Test approved by the FDA and once at a private test facility. All tests have been negative and I assume that these tests are just for HIV 1 with... Read more »
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