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Mosquito Bite How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Mosquito bite

If mosquito bites me HIV+ woman, then bites my male negative friend will he get the virus. It has been abitter debate between us. He won't let go. I need an expert's answer to settle this, once and for all. Please, give me some peace of mind?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...emphatic statements that mosquitoes do not transmit HIV! The key word in the first sentence is "insufficient!" It states if a mosquito bites an HIVer and then bites an HIV-negative person, there would be "insufficient," (as in "not enough"), HIV... Read more »

Eye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010)

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$100 question! (MOSQUITO, 2009)

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...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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is not transmitted by insects. The results of experiments and observations of insect biting behavior indicate that when an insect bites a person, it does not inject its own or a previously bitten person's or animal's blood into the next person... Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...where my skin raised but it went back down to normal over night and now they just look like burning scars about the size of mosquito bites, also felt my back really hot like from being out in the sun all day with some sweat but no fever, up to... Read more »

Skeptical about window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...my legs, accumulating fat around my torso (despite unchanged exercise routine and eating habits), easily scarred skin (like mosquito bites that never heal), rashes (seborrhea and one more generalized), pain and cold numbness in my hands and ... Read more »

Update after first Doctor's visit

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
...Thanks to everyone for your support here. It has 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... Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
...was the phone call during my lunch break at the school I am substituting at where my doctor in Washington DC tells me that my HIV test came back positive. Last week after the initial shock day, I think I dealt fairly well. I went back to... Read more »