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Mosquito Bite Worried I Have AIDS

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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
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...lower arms too. These 1mm bumps will be slightly itchy and if I scratch them, they would swell slightly to appear totally like a mosquito bite of about 10-15mm diameter. Usually after 1 hour, the itch and bump would subside and leave with... Read more »

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Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...EJECT HIS SPERM IN MY MOUTH.THEN I REALISED THAT I HAD SCRATCES ON MY TONGUE.I DO NOT KNOW HOW BUT BEFORE HIS EJACULATION I BITE MY TONGUE VERY HARD..TWO DAYS AFTER I HAD SYMPTOMS OF A FLU..VERY HIGH FEVER SORE THROAT HEADACHE FOR THREE DAYS..I... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...button,etc .They do not exist in cluster, just 1 small itchy bump at 1 place,the bump is itch slightly and will become large mosquito bite if I scratch them, they will become slightly swell to about 10-20mm sometimes,exactly look like mosquito... Read more »