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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Mosquitoes

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hiv from mosquito (MOSQUITO)

I am really worried about hiv from mosquito 1 how long the virus stay in mosquitoif mosquito blood falls on open cut or wound 2.if mosquito get entered into your stomach3.how long the virus in blood stay outside the bodyThanks and Regardssaveen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Saveen,And once again the mosquito question rises up! The ultimate and original QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobMosquitoes & HIVJan 19, 2008 Hi Doc, Can HIV be transmitted through mosquitoes?? There seem to be plenty in... Read more »

Hep C and Mosquitoes

Hello, first of all I would like to thank you for all the great work that you and the others do at... Read more »

transmission through mosquitoes?

Why CANT mosquitos transmit the HIV virus? Also why CAN they carry encephalitis but not HIV?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Youngsters Think Mosquitoes Spread AIDS

China's young people are grossly unaware of how HIV is spread, with many mistakenly believing that people can contract the disease from mosquito bites, according to a survey published Thursday. The study was conducted earlier this year by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With Yams, Mosquito Nets: Nigeria Adapts "Sesame Street"

"Sesame Street," the legendary children's educational TV series, is making its debut in Nigeria. "Sesame Square" will air twice weekly on the country's national public broadcasting outlet, the Nigerian Television Authority. While "Sesame Square"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yams and Mosquito Nets on Nigeria's "Sesame Street"

Since its US debut 40 years ago, the children's educational TV program "Sesame Street" has spread to more than 140 nations. Next month, a version of the show, renamed "Sesame Square," and customized to speak to location-specific issues, will debut... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa AIDS Conference to Be Held in Nairobi in September: Official

The 13th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Africa will be held in Nairobi September 21-26, the Kenyan government announced Wednesday. Every two years, the forum brings together African scientists, social... Read more »
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mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard mosquitoes can't transmit hiv, and I hope its true. Because I was definitely bitten by the same one as an hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared,... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

La infeccin por HIV se produce a travs de tres nicas vas de transmisin:

* TRANSMISION SEXUAL
* TRANSMISION SANGUINEA
* TRANSMISION VERTICAL (madre a hijo)

TRANSMISION SEXUAL:

El HIV puede transmitirse a travs de las relaciones... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?")

Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now... Read more »