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Can You Get HIV From Bug Bites

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HIV rash or Bug bites

I've noticed 3 very high raised bumps onmy body,one at the scalp,and the other two on my back, next to another, resulting in a pink/red pach of around 5cm long. My occipital gland was a bit swollen, on the left side, the same as where the bump...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,The question of symptoms and risk for HIV must be taken separately.THe "symptoms" you're describing could be caused by <i>so many</i> things.. so many! I'd encourage you to talk to a doctor to... Read more »

bed bug bites and HIV. Please concern.

Dr., Here is my situation. I had gone to visit couple of my friends who lives in a different... Read more »

Bug Bite

Hi,I found out that I was HIV+ in 2010. I last time I had my blood tested the virus was... Read more »
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Opinion: "HIV 'Cure' at Risk From Budget Cuts"

"The automatic cuts in federal spending known as sequestration could take a bite out of crucial medical research, such as the recently unveiled study in which a toddler was cured of HIV. The National Institutes of Health, which co-funded the study,... Read more »
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Tracking the Elusive HIV "Bug Chasers"

"I hate any suggestion that AIDS is a gift. A Mercedes is a gift." -- Mark S. King, "A Place Like This" I must admit my belief that bug-chasers are an extremely elusive and exotic form of pervert that aren't as much seen as talked about. For... Read more »
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Editorial: HIV Super Bug and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

On Friday, February 11th, The New York City Health Department, with strong support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Dr. David Ho, alarmed the public health world at a massive press conference announcing the "discovery" of a "super... Read more »
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bug bites

Posted by alive2, 3 Replies
i was out on the 4th, only in yard.(close to park, i can see fireworks from yard). as i was sitting and pounding a few beers, (yeah, i know)i was virually eatin alive by misquitoes. its not a surprise to me getting bit by the critters, or how many... 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 oozed out. Could a few remnants of blood remained on my teeth and infected... Read more »

Biting Stripper

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Oh I know this is ridiculous. but I can't shake it. So I hpe to get an answer from someone with real HIV knowledge. Is there any way to get infected from a bite, this stripper was giving me a lap dance, and then she friggin bit me pretty damn... Read more »

CAN WE SEE ALL THE E-MAILS ON KOREAN HIV BUG PLEAS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

: Dylan THANKS FOR CLEARING THAT ONE UP PHEW,I TOO WAS WITH A GIRL FROM SOUTH KOREA.DONT KNOW IF SHE WAS SEX WORKER,
BUT I DIDNT PAY HER.I MEY HER IN UK.CAN WE HAVE ALL THE E-MAILS THEY GAVE YOU...........PLEASE!IM REALLY SCARED.



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