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Mosquito Bite Negative At 3 Months

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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
...archives!! Apr 18, 2009 So I have read that you cannot get HIV from a mosquito bite, but here's a NEW question, unlike your usual insect bite q&a. I was at the park for a bday party, amosquito landed on my bare leg and I smacked my hand on top of... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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