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Can Bed Bugs Be Infected With Hiv

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Ask the Experts

bed bugs and hiv (BED BUGS, 2008)

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 »

HIV and BED bugs/discordant couple

My partner is positive and I am currently negative. I am rather comitted to staying negative though... Read more »

bed bugs blood... (BEDBUGS, 2011)

Noticing that there is a strong distinctive odor when I've killed a few. I wonder if there is... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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 »

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

HIV News & Views, March 20, 2014 - March 20, 2014 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, The very first piece in a brand new series is the... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

Bug Chaser????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could anyone shed light on something new to me? In reading things on this site and others, I've learned about something I had never heard of but sounds kind of scary. What exactly is a bug chaser and more, what drives them and why?

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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 »