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Can You Contract AIDS From Mosquitoes

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Eye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and as expected, I'm sure you'll be overwhelmed with mosquito related questions; so I apologize in advance.Most of the mosquito transmission questions in your archives...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it's not contradicting what I or others on this site have said whatsoever! In fact it supports our emphatic statements that mosquitoes do not transmit HIV! The key word in the first sentence is "insufficient!" It states if a mosquito bites an... Read more »

$100 question! (MOSQUITO, 2009)

please i know qtnd, but i need to hear you tell me for my own story. I'm terribly worried and... 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

...hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudanese Government Launches HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

...15-49 do not know HIV can be spread mother-to-child and more than 35 percent of young people think HIV can be contracted through mosquito bites. One quarter of youth believe sharing a meal with an HIV/AIDS patient can transmit the virus. Fewer... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Health and 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,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Youngsters Think Mosquitoes Spread AIDS

...from four middle schools in China's capital. Two-thirds of secondary school students surveyed in Beijing did not know that mosquitoes do not transmit HIV, and half were unaware that proper use of condoms can reduce the risk of contracting AIDS,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...and these young people may be putting themselves at great risk." The report dispels myths that the virus could be spread by mosquitoes and recommends that the U.S. not pursue mandatory testing or quarantines. Many are surprised that Koop, an... Read more »

Does HIV show up in a gynecological test??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...results or does the lab person have to be specifically looking for it? About a week ago I have developed a rash, like little mosquito bites. Although I think it could be psychological (because I started reading about AIDS and symptoms about 2... 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 Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...You can't get HIV from being sneezed or coughed or spit on by an infected person. You can't get HIV You can't get HIV from a mosquito, flea, or tick bite. You can't get HIV from general contact. Maybe this will help with the questions some of... Read more »