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Seroconverting After Picking Your Nose

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hepatitis from picking nose with dirty finger nails

If you pick your nose with dirty fingernails is it possible to get hepatitis?If you had just wiped the floor with your hands then picked your nose straight after (accidentally of course)?is it possible that traces of (potentially infected) blood...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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No.If this is something that you find yourself thinking about often and that causes you undue stress you may want to think about the source of that anxiety.Why is Hepatitis itself a concern? Are you around people with Hepatitis a lot?Hope this is... Read more »

Picked my nose after touching semen

I recently came into contact with semen of unknown HIV status at a sauna - the semen was on a seat... Read more »

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would i have seroconverted by now?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I hope you guys can help me with this. 2 weeks after sex i got swollen nodes, very fatigued and sore throat. this all lasted util 4and a half weeks. I took a test at 4 weeks and it came out negative. Now its been six weeks and all my symptoms are... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »

Blood in the Nose

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all! Please help - I have dry blood inside my nose, stuck to the sides. It's not that close to the openings of the nostrils but rather deeper. Has anyone had the same problem before? The blood IS NOT coming out of my nose, but when I scrape off... Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chrisenquist, 3 Replies
Hi,
1. Can a 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... Read more »