Can Insects Transmit Hiv

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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 white spider where many lived in a vine that covered his house and we removed. The bites are always on the back of the neck, leaves very small raised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It has been my experience that many HIV + persons have paradoxically pronounced responses to many types of insect/spider bites. I would advice evaluation by a dermatologist Read more »

Transmission from bugs or insects...

Hi Dr. Bob,I know that you have answered questions about transmission from mosquiotos alot but I... Read more »

I think I have HIV due to insect bite reactions

HiI visited Thailand over 4 weeks ago. I had sex and mostly used a condom but one time I inserted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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...scientific, and public health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The ways in which HIV can be transmitted have been clearly identified. Unfortunately, false information or... Read more »
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