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bug catcher and gift givers

Posted by smileforme, 5 Replies
Just wondering...recently saw on Joe Walsh's talk show...the issue of bug catcher's(people who actively seek hiv+ people to infect them) and bug catchers (people who are hiv+ and willingly infect bug catchers). I was shocked. Any opinions. This... Read more »

CAN WE SEE ALL THE E-MAILS ON KOREAN HIV BUG PLEAS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

: Dylan THANKS FOR CLEARING THAT ONE UP PHEW,I TOO WAS WITH A GIRL FROM SOUTH KOREA.DONT KNOW IF SHE WAS SEX WORKER,
BUT I DIDNT PAY HER.I MEY HER IN UK.CAN WE HAVE ALL THE E-MAILS THEY GAVE YOU...........PLEASE!IM REALLY SCARED.



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legal aid and bug-chaser

Posted by mandinka, 1 Reply
I am seeking legal aid and advise for my friend who is in jail and headed to prison. He had a fallout with his girlfriend and she accused him of transmitting the hiv virus to her even though she was already hiv positive. She was a known bug-chaser... Read more »

What do you guys think? Bug chasers

Posted by comix, 5 Replies
I accidently ran into this article while browsing a news site, and I couldn't beleive what I was reading. Its about "Bug chasers", people who intentionally want to infect themselves because they find it erotic.

Its very strange, and if it is true I'm... Read more »

Chasing the infamous Bug

Posted by Queen, 4 Replies
Okay guys now that I have your attention, let me start by asking that you be fair to the topic. I am not trying to inspire an emotional attack from either side.

However, I decided to wait until after all the fallout happened from the rolling stone... Read more »
Ask the Experts

bed bugs and hiv (BED BUGS, 2008)

CAN BED BUGS PASS HIV/AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes).See below.Dr. BobBed bugs and transmissionAug 11, 2008 We have a serious bed bug infestation problem in Vancouver Canada. Bed bugs feast on blood. Can bed bugs be... Read more »

My Boyfriend is a Bug Chaser (BUG CHASERS AND GIFT GIVERS)

I started dating someone several months ago, and into our relationship I found out through computer usage surveillence that he proactively wants to contract HIV. He and I are both HIV-negative, and we tested and obtained results together. However,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The concept of "gift givers" and "bug chasers" appears to be much more hype than reality. As you point out, your boyfriend has a "fantasy" and basically engages in online chat about "pozzing parties."... Read more »

Question about bed bugs and hiv (BEDBUGS, 2011)

Hi. I do not want to ask a hysterical or ignorant question; I have done research and am finding contradictory or confusing information: I saw what I think was a bed bug on my bed. I went to pick it up, and it immediately burst and splattered...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.1. Nope.2. Yep.See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q212999.html">bed bugs blood... (BEDBUGS, 2011) Jan 12, 2011</a>... Read more »

bed bug bites and HIV. Please concern.

Dr., Here is my situation. I had gone to visit couple of my friends who lives in a different state. I stayed at my friends place for two nights. I know this guy used to go around a lot in the college, he used to tell me that he has slept with...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You cannot get HIV from bed bugs or any other insects.... Read more »
Articles
MyFabulousDisease.com

Tracking the Elusive HIV "Bug Chasers"

"I hate any suggestion that AIDS is a gift. A Mercedes is a gift." -- Mark S. King, "A Place Like This" I must admit my belief that bug-chasers are an extremely elusive and exotic form of pervert that aren't as much seen as talked about. For... Read more »
TheBody.com

News & Views: On Taking Pills and Corporate Greed; Bug Chasers; Rare Lesbian HIV Transmission; and More

HIV News &amp; Views, March 20, 2014 - TheBody.com March 20, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, The very first piece in a brand new series is the... Read more »
Search for a Cure

Editorial: HIV Super Bug and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

On Friday, February 11th, The New York City Health Department, with strong support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Dr. David Ho, alarmed the public health world at a massive press conference announcing the "discovery" of a "super... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Squashing the "Super Bug"

In the United States, recent media attention about a multi-drug resistant HIV (the "super-bug") couldn't come at a worse time -- when HIV prevention efforts are both increasingly censored and under funded. Unfortunately, many public health officials... Read more »