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Tick Bite On Scrotum

I was in the woods was bit by three ticks which created fairly large welts on my scrotum that have persisted for some time. I was then with someone and used a condom, but their vaginal fluid was noticeably heavy on my scrotum area. I am now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Three tick bites on your scrotum??? OUCHAMAGOUCHA!!! And WOW, I never even knew ticks could be gay!Your HIV risk is nonexistent. If you are worried, get a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark. (HIV-antibody tests taken prior to three... Read more »

Getting AIDS from Insect bites???

My friend and I were discussing whether or not you could contract AIDS or HIV from pubic lice or (Crabs)? She believes that lice live on blood , so there for bite humans to feed and make under the skin contact with the person that has them. so...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. In regard to pubic lice (and mosquitoes,ticks and other biting insects), they cannot transmit HIV for the followingreasons: HIV cannot live outside the human body for more than a few minutes. Insects (pubic lice,... Read more »

Insect bites

I've read a lot of articles about possible transmission from insect bites. Most of them seem to concentrate on mosquitos. What is the possibility of transmission from other biting insects like ants (which bite in defense, so could bite 2 people...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. HIV has never been transmitted through anyinsect vector. It has never been transmitted through mosquitoes, flies,ticks, ants, nor any other insect. HIV simply does not survive in anyinsect. There is a lot of data... 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 my penis without in the heat of the moment. Some of the girls there really don't seem to be educated on the need for protection.I'm not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Craig,I combined your two questions.No doubt your decision to have unprotected sex "in the heat of the moment" places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Nonspecific urethritis, like many other STDs, is much easier to... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »

the clock is ticking the test is coming

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
about 18-15 dayz left.
i dont know how exactly to do it, i just come in to the hospital and ask them to check me?!

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Closet dwellers. What makes us tick?

Posted by Hi_Im_Jason, 2 Replies
Thanks to all the people that read and responded to my post. It gives me great comfort to know that this is a place I can express myself and get constructive feedback. The forum is also a place I can come to when I want to belong!

Whether we spend... 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 »