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Can You Get Hiv From A Human Bite

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I'm HIV+ and an infant bit my face, risky for the infant? (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

Hello Dr. Bob,Although I am well educated on HIV risk and transmission, a recent incident has me very concerned. A little history, I was diagnosed HIV+ over two years ago (11/2007), and started medication in January of this year (Atripla). ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...little nip your litter nipper gave you is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. Dr. BobBit by a homeless guy (HUMAN BITE, 2010) May 7, 2010I got bit by a homeless guy, really deep, enough to leave a scar and get sticthes, and... Read more »

Human Bite & HIV

Dear Dr. Ryan, I have posted my question almost over 12 times, I did not get any response. This is... Read more »

Human Bite and HIV

Dear Doctor,I had a bizzare experience. On September 15, 2004, I met a girl for the first time. We... Read more »
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The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

...attempt to transfer [it]." A number of HIV experts have stepped up to say that it is a near impossibility to spread HIV through a human bite, and that this case perpetuates the stigma against HIV-positive individuals. State Rep. Mark Meadows,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Good Things for Corrections Staff to Know

...findings from a state health department investigation of an incident that suggested blood-to-blood transmission of HIV by a human bite. There have been other reports in the medical literature in which HIV appeared to have been transmitted by a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...findings from a state health department investigation of an incident that suggested blood-to-blood transmission of HIV by a human bite. There have been other reports in the medical literature in which HIV appeared to have been transmitted by a... Read more »
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Human Bite and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...no break in my skin, rather I have a bruise. She also said that if the skin is intact, there is no risk of getting any STD or HIV from getting bitten. The "bruise" went away in 2 days. But 2 weeks after the incident, on my follow up visit to my... Read more »

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, Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
...I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the Read more »

MY THEORY on why hiv brings so much fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why are people SO scared of HIV? Soooooo scared that they get sick for weeks, months, even years suffering stress&anxiety symptoms??? HIV fear does not relate Read more »