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Can Someone Get HIV From 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 »

HIV by Mosquito

Dear Doctor,One night I went camping with my friends and one of them was positive..later in the... Read more »

I accidentally ate a mosquito am I gonna get HIV?

I accidentally ate a mosquito, Could I get HIV if the mosquito previously bit a person infected... 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 »

Itchy bumps-What are they

Posted by Broken_Angel1, 6 Replies
I have been getting these bumps in various areas some itch and some don't. They aren't necessarily clumped together. They sort of remind me of mosquito bites but they are not.

I also have some dry patches with tiny bumps.

Anyone have any ideas what... Read more »

HIV from biting

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I have a question. Am I at risk from biting someone? It was just a playful bite, not hard or vicious, but I accidentally bit a little too hard and a drop or two of blood oozed out. Could a few remnants of blood remained on my teeth and infected... Read more »

GRANITOS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
the body, (primeramente gracias por su apoyo).
mi pregunta es sintomas de infeccion por hiv, pueden aparecer dentro de los 3 meses de la posible relacion de riesgo, en forma de picaduras o granitos como si me hubieran picado mosquitos?? son algunas... Read more »