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Can I Get HIV From Mosquito Bite

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HIV INFECTED PERSON BODY REACTION TO MOSQUITO BITE

HIPLZ EASE MY MIND COZ I M ON THE VERGE OF RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME FROM FEAR OF BEIN POSITIVE.I AM FEMALE, HAVE HAD UNPROTECTED ANAL SEX BUT WITHOUT EJACULATION WITH UNKNOWN STATUS GUY.2 QUESTIONS AND I BEG U TO ANSWER ME COZ THERE S NO ONE ELSE ON...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the window period. If you want to read more about risk statistics, see http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/insite?page-kb-07-02-02. The mosquito bite reaction is unrelated to HIV status. You needn't worry about that!One thing to worry about is your overall... 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... Read more »

Spider or insect bites and HIV

My boyfriend who is HIV Pos feels that he is being bitten by some sort of insect, possibly a small... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Quarter of Canadians Believe HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Kissing, Mosquito Bites, Poll Says

...Approximately one in four Canadians believes HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through kissing and mosquito bites, indicating a "knowledge gap" in the general public regarding the disease, according to a recently released national poll commissioned Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Knowledge and Awareness of HIV/AIDS Remain Low in China, Survey Finds

...to work with someone living with HIV/AIDS. In addition, more than 48% of respondents thought they could contract HIV from a mosquito bite. AFP/ Yahoo! News reports that in recent years China has scaled up its HIV/AIDS awareness campaign and in... Read more »
The Body

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.    Joe Hammoud, Youth Coalition , Beirut, Lebanon The weirdest myth I've heard about... Read more »
American Association for World Health

HIV/AIDS Quiz

...7. You can become infected with HIV by ... A. sharing utensils with or drinking from the same cup as someone withHIV B. mosquito bites C. hugging someone with HIV D. none of the above 8. T or F: Using protection such as a latex... 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 Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...being sneezed or coughed or spit on by an infected person. You can't get HIV You can't get HIV from a mosquito, flea, or tick bite. You can't get HIV from general contact. Maybe this will help with the questions some of you have. The G-Man Read more »

Whats going on?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condoms didnt work or whatever. I weent to the doctor on early january and he said my groin nodes where probably swollen from bug bites i had in december that i went to the tropics, but man they lasted over 2 nmonths for stupd bug bites. I know i... Read more »

New ways of transmission between partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...comitted to staying negative though I am more committed to my life with the man I love. With all of this talk in the news about bedbugs lately, I got curious and did some quick research. I found that these bedbugs prey exclusively on human blood... Read more »