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Can You Get AIDS Through Crushing Mosquitoes With HIV Blood

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I accidentally ate a mosquito am I gonna get HIV?

I accidentally ate a mosquito, Could I get HIV if the mosquito previously bit a person infected with HIV?Thanks for you time Dr. Frascino, you are the best!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from munching on mosquitoes is nonexistent. Not surprisingly, you're not the first person to wonder about this. In fact, mosquito questions were the very Read more »

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AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Most of these are not true. Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by... Read more »
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American Association for World Health

HIV/AIDS Quiz

...7. You can become infected with HIV by ... A. sharing utensils with or drinking from the same cup as someone withHIV B. mosquito bites C. hugging someone with HIV D. none of the above 8. T or F: Using protection such as a latex... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...follows: Sex incident 1) About 18-19 mths ago, I had twice unprotected oral and virginal sex with a girl which I do not know the HIV and STD status. Interval of the 2 sex incidence is a few days. After the first incident there was nothing but... Read more »

Please Advise!

Posted by MelB, 1 Reply
...pinkie, which had blood mixed with water on it, it was literally just a drop, now I have no broken skin there, but I do have a mosquito bite close to it and an ingrown hair, do you think I have any reason to be going nuts right now? Or would you... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Update after first Doctor's visit

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
...been a blessing this first week. I just got back from my first visit with the HIV specialist. Basically it was... let's draw blood, check you over, send you on your way, and see you again in six weeks. Nothing major. Unless the numbers come... Read more »