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Can You Get AIDS From A Dog Bite?

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Hiv/Aids from a dog bite

earlier i was playing with my dogs and one got over excited and managed to catch my cuticle with hes tooth. about 9 days ago i was walking him and a woman who was walking her dog stopped to talk to me. he licked her hand and i noticed she had blood...
Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:There is no risk of transmission from a situation like this. HIV does not live well outside of the human body and especially not inside of a dog's mouth. Check out a similar Q & A from the forum <a... Read more »

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human bite

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Apr;20(4):349-50. Related Articles, Links


HIV type 1 transmission by human bite.

Andreo SM, Barra LA, Costa LJ, Sucupira MC, Souza IE, Diaz RS.

Retrovirology Laboratory, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo,... Read more »

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 »

Biting and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok... I know the sensible thing to do if you have any concerns about HIV is to get tested but I am not sure if I am over reacting or if I have cause for concern... I was kissing a guy whos HIV status I am unaware of and I bit his lip and I believe a... 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?



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