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HIV Risk After Mosquitoes Bit Me

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Eye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and as expected, I'm sure you'll be overwhelmed with mosquito related questions; so I apologize in advance.Most of the mosquito transmission questions in your archives...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about this and would like to get tested. Would the window period be 3 months or 6 months as it was a blood exposure and the risk of HCV coinfection could extend the window period?Please reply - I hope you dont see this as just another stupid... Read more »

$100 question! (MOSQUITO, 2009)

please i know qtnd, but i need to hear you tell me for my own story. I'm terribly worried and... Read more »

Oops- forgot to add my mosquitoe question!

Sorry.............Amongst my myraid of questions I have just asked you about my disasterous... Read more »
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HIV Itself Linked to Possible Heart Risk, Even Among Nonprogressors, Study Finds

...body's natural immune response to HIV infection that increase inflammation, which in turn can increase an HIV-positive person's risk of developing atherosclerosis and ultimately heart disease. They noted, however, that their study wasn't able to... Read more »
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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...Devin T. Robinson X, National AIDS Awareness Poets The craziest myth I ever heard about HIV is that you can get it from mosquito bites. Sherri Smith, Ebony Sisters Campaigning for AIDS Prevention Education (ESCAPE), Columbus, Ohio ... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has daily care for 2 kids. i presume this is ok, but how often... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...most STDs and normal CBC. During this time, I developed a rash which derm diagnosed as scabies but still getting these tiny mosquito like/pimple like dots on chest which don't pop- he said these are post-scabetic nodules. I'm worried the rash was... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(mouth-penis, mouth-vagina): The mouth is an inhospitable environment for HIV (in semen, vaginal fluid or blood), meaning the risk of HIV transmission through the throat, gums, and oral membranes is lower than through vaginal or anal membranes.... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...and these young people may be putting themselves at great risk." The report dispels myths that the virus could be spread by mosquitoes and recommends that the U.S. not pursue mandatory testing or quarantines. Many are surprised that Koop, an... Read more »