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Mosquito Bite Worried I Have 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
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

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 »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...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 symptoms(in particular the severe band and neck pains) sound like I could have possibly... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...me biting or grinding at night.But I've NEVER had these these before..I've read somewhere that spots inside the mouth may be HIV related- but what color would they be? and how long do they last? Mine seem to go away within a few days... My gyn... Read more »

HIV related rash.......Too worried....

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 »