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Mosquito Bite And HIV

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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 state. I stayed at my friends place for two nights. I know this guy used to go around a lot in the college, he used to tell me that he has slept with...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You cannot get HIV from bed bugs or any other insects. Read more »

HIV INFECTED PERSON BODY REACTION TO MOSQUITO BITE

HIPLZ EASE MY MIND COZ I M ON THE VERGE OF RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME FROM FEAR OF BEIN POSITIVE.I AM... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Quarter of Canadians Believe HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Kissing, Mosquito Bites, Poll Says

...Approximately one in four Canadians believes HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through kissing and mosquito bites, indicating a "knowledge gap" in the general public regarding the disease, according to a recently released national poll commissioned Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Myth Versus Reality

...hugging, holding hands, or cheek kissing with an HIV-infected person. Sharing eating utensils with an HIV-infected person. Mosquito bites. HIV is transmitted through contact with an HIV-positive person's infected body fluids, such as semen,... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudanese Government Launches HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

...15-49 do not know HIV can be spread mother-to-child and more than 35 percent of young people think HIV can be contracted through mosquito bites. One quarter of youth believe sharing a meal with an HIV/AIDS patient can transmit the virus. Fewer... Read more »
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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 Read more »

LOW platelet and joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative. Always i had a safe sex. After then I was doing fine till 2005. In July 2005 I went to india and got a mosquitoes bite on my left upper thigh and shorly 2 weeks later i had ongiong diarrhea and treated by antibiotic. I also treated by... Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
when they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... Read more »

Whats going on?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condoms didnt work or whatever. I weent to the doctor on early january and he said my groin nodes where probably swollen from bug bites i had in december that i went to the tropics, but man they lasted over 2 nmonths for stupd bug bites. I know i... Read more »