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Can You Contract AIDS From Biting

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Urgent: Dog bit my aunt after biting my AIDS worker

Dear Dr. Bob, hello, i have one dog bit my aunt. before he bit my aunt,he was biting my worker who have AIDS worker. when she was sitting on chair, my dog bit her ankle. then blood came out. few day ago, my aunt came to visited me. it was the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Can my aunt get AIDS from my dog?" Nope! "Can my aunt get AIDS from my worker?" Nope!"Can my dog get AIDS from my worker?" Nope!Your fears are completely Read more »

HIV risk from dog bite same as needle stick?

This question is a bit strange but it makes sence. Can a person get HIV from a dogs bite after it... Read more »

broken skin (HUMAN BITE 2010)

can you contract hiv by being bitten by someone who is hiv positive? Read more »
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The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

...tussle in October became an issue of terror when an HIV-positive man was charged with attempted bioterrorism for allegedly biting his neighbor while the two were fighting one another, the Michigan Messenger reports. Several Michigan lawmakers,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen Times Examines HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Discrimination Related to Disease in Country

...Population report. Misconceptions included the belief that HIV can be transmitted through shaking hands, hugging and mosquito bites, as well as sharing drinking glasses and plates. Discrimination also has been reported in hospitals, with some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudanese Government Launches HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

... Information Minister Zahawi Ibrahim Malik announced Tuesday that Sudan and UNICEF have launched a national HIV/AIDS awareness campaign aimed at stemming the spread of the virus that has claimed the lives of 23,000 Sudanese and infected 600,000 Read more »
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Human Bite and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...no break in my skin, rather I have a bruise. She also said that if the skin is intact, there is no risk of getting any STD or HIV from getting bitten. The "bruise" went away in 2 days. But 2 weeks after the incident, on my follow up visit to my... Read more »

question about bites

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I got bit by a random person the other night out of nowhere. It was in a bar and it drew blood. I have no idea if this person is infected but what are the chances of infection? Infection of any disease for that matter? Read more »

Love Bites and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them? 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 Read more »