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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