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Bug Bites How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Frequent bite by dog between HIV & non HIV persons

Hello, i read you response about another instance where a dog bit an infected person and then a non infected person. However, I am pretty sure the time gap between our bites was less. My main question is, how long before if I am infected will it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV is not transmitted via dog bites, even if the dog is Cujo and he bites multiple folks one right after the other. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. However, Read more »

hiv - kissing and biting

Dear Dr. McGowan,I would like to ask you if I should be terrified as I am since one week ago I was... Read more »

Mosquito bite

If mosquito bites me HIV+ woman, then bites my male negative friend will he get the virus. It has... Read more »
Articles
The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

...transfer [it]." A number of HIV experts have stepped up to say that it is a near impossibility to spread HIV through a human bite, and that this case perpetuates the stigma against HIV-positive individuals. State Rep. Mark Meadows, who chairs... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Bug bites Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...have been transmitted by a human bite. Biting is not a common way of transmitting HIV, in fact, there are numerous reports of bites that did not result in HIV infection. Severe trauma with extensive tissue damage and the presence of blood were... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...these are not true. Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by hugging... Read more »
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Bite the Bullet

Posted by Nailbiting, 2 Replies
...matter. But why start feeling so bad 15 weeks or so after the incident if it is something to do with HIV. I guess I need to bite the bullet and just get tested but man I am scared and part of me doesn't want to know but I need to for my wife and... Read more »

Love Bites and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them? Read more »

Biting and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok... I know the sensible thing to do if you have any concerns about HIV is to get tested but I am not sure if I am over reacting or if I have cause for concern... I was kissing a guy whos HIV status Read more »

Human Bite and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scratched on them and are fine now. Now I am concerned because my doctor missed those marks the first time I went to her when the bite was fresh. I would like to mention here that those marks are extremely small and you really have to watch very... Read more »