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Can Hiv Be Carried Through Mosquitos

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Is it true that a mosquito can carry HIV?

You said in one of your previous answers to the QTND that it is possible to contract HIV from a mosquito but the chance is the same as Britney Spears becoming a nun. As I just spotted her coming out of a church I thought this is now a bigger risk so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Howard,The chances of Britney Spears coming out of a church? I'd say the chances are zero, zilch, nada, null, nothing, bupkis! Are you sure it was Britney and not Sarah Palin?Dr. Bob Read more »

Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I... Read more »

Oops- forgot to add my mosquitoe question!

Sorry.............Amongst my myraid of questions I have just asked you about my disasterous... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

...televised interview on Thursday, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said the majority of girls who work in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, carry condoms to protect against HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disbelief in AIDS Hampers Prevention Efforts in Mali

...Medicine wrote that "qualitative research was carried out in the Malian cities of Sikasso and Bamako with a view to setting up HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) services and a separate program to enable young people to improve their... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...baby via breast milk with their doctor. Ways in Which HIV Is NOT Transmitted Insect Bites HIV is not transmitted by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, fleas, bees or wasps. If a bloodsucking insect bites someone with HIV, the virus dies almost... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...follows: Sex incident 1) About 18-19 mths ago, I had twice unprotected oral and virginal sex with a girl which I do not know the HIV and STD status. Interval of the 2 sex incidence is a few days. After the first incident there was nothing but... Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...You can't get HIV from 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... Read more »

SCARY STUFF!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came upon some scary sights such as where they claim that HIV/AIDS is much more communicable than mainstream media and doctors would like us to believe... One figure that gets tossed around Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »