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Can dried blood from a bloody nose transmit HIV or aids?

Can dried blood from a bloody nose transmit HIV or aids?

No: Hiv seems to require living white cells to survive for any length of time, all viruses are fragile and most cannot tolerate drying, and casual household contacts of hiv-positive people even before treatment simply didn't catch it. Relax. You won't get sick. ...Read more

Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back ...Read more


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Turbinate hypertrophy, bloody nose and spitting a bit of blood.. I'm scared ! help. I've also been moving homes, exposed 2 chemicals and dust cause?

Turbinate hypertrophy, bloody nose and spitting a bit of blood.. I'm scared ! help. I've also been moving homes, exposed 2 chemicals and dust cause?

Rhinitis: I assume you had your nose / sinuses evaluated before to get that diagnosis of turbinate hypertrophy. That also means you might have chronic rhinosinusitis. Most of the time in developed countries like in the us, it's due to environmental allergies. When you have chronic inflammation due to allergies, dust from moving can irritate your nasal mucosa and cause it to bleed. Come back to see your doc. ...Read more

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I woke up with blood in my mouth this am. My throat seemed dry causing me to wake up and causing me to cough a couple times. I don't have bloody nose?

I woke up with blood in my mouth this am. My throat seemed dry causing me to wake up and causing me to cough a couple times. I don't have bloody nose?

Periodontal Issue: According to your symptoms is possible your gums are bleeding due to gingivitis or periodontal disease. Plaque and tar accumulation irritates the gums leading to bleeding, sour taste , dry mouth. See your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i keep having a bloody nose and I am also coughing out blood ?

What does it mean when i keep having a bloody nose and I am also coughing out blood ?

It means see doctor.: Bleeding from your cough is likely related to the bleeding from your nose but cannot be sure. You should probably see a doc to evaluate for causes of recurrent nasal bleeding. ...Read more

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Sudden bloody nose. Lasts about a minute. Blood doesn't trick much just comes out when blowing nose. Happens 2x a yr. Why? Comes out from left nostral

Sudden bloody nose. Lasts about a minute. Blood doesn't trick much just comes out when blowing nose. Happens 2x a yr. Why? Comes out from left nostral

Blood nose: This is common in the winter if you live in a cold climate as the air dryness indoors from heating will make your nasal tissues dry. You can remedy it with over the counter saline gel and putting a humidifier in your bedroom. ...Read more

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I had a bloody nose today for about 30m. In the middle of it i had a big chunk of blood come out that was about 3inc big and one wide. Is it something?

Nose bleeding: Hello, nose bleeding or epistaxis is a very common condition. The bleeding is best controlled by holding and pinching your nose as close to the cheek with your nose pointing up. The pressure and elevation will decrease the blood flow. Hold this position for at least 5 minutes. After the bleeding stops, the blood clots that remain in the nose will drop back into the throat which is what you saw. ...Read more

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What would a giant blood strand during a bloody nose be?

What would a giant blood strand during a bloody nose be?

Clot?: In the process of controlling a bloody nose, the slowing and clotting of blood as it flows from the nose to the throat can lead to the formation of a long clot. I typically have my patients in this situation use saline nasal spray or rinses to gently dissolve the clot. ...Read more

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A friend of mine was in a bad bike accident a year ago and now he is tasting blood and get a bloody nose after have a few drinks ?

A friend of mine was in a bad bike accident a year ago and now he is tasting blood and get a bloody nose after have a few drinks ?

Bloody nose : A bloody nose usually means an irritates or dry nose. Saline nasal spray may take care of the problem. Considering seeing an ear, nose and throat doctor for a complete nasal exam. ...Read more

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Is it okay to pull out blood clots from a bloody nose?

Is it okay to pull out blood clots from a bloody nose?

Not a good idea: It's not a good idea to disturb a clot in a bloody nose because that's what is preventing further bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Layne Gentry
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Sputum (Definition)

Sputum is mucus that comes up from the lungs and can be ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more