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Can The AIDS Virus Be Carried By Mosquitoes

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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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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...several fluids and tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Thousands of Civil Servants Carry AIDS Virus

... Thailand's campaign to reduce new HIV infections among young people has been showcased during World AIDS Day events in the country this week. "Most new infections Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disbelief in AIDS Hampers Prevention Efforts in Mali

...concluded that widespread awareness-raising campaigns were necessary, as well as participatory education programs to address HIV in the context of other health risks, before VCT centers were set up. The study, "Doubting the Existence of AIDS: A... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Ways of Preventing HIV From Entering the Body Ways in which HIV Is Transmitted Sexual Routes of Transmission Non-Sexual Routes of Transmission Mother... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...lower arms too. These 1mm bumps will be slightly itchy and if I scratch them, they would swell slightly to appear totally like a mosquito bite of about 10-15mm diameter. Usually after 1 hour, the itch and bump would subside and leave with... Read more »

SCARY STUFF!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...communicable than mainstream media and doctors would like us to believe... One figure that gets tossed around frequently is that The AIDS virus can survive outside the body alive and infective in body fluids for 7 days if dry and for 14 days if... 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 tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...intense life-threatening illness followed by phases in which they function normally. A small number of people first infected with HIV 10 or more years ago have not developed symptoms of AIDS. Scientists are trying to determine what factors may... Read more »