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Mosquitoes Afraid I Have AIDS

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

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and as expected, I'm sure you'll be overwhelmed with mosquito related questions; so I apologize in advance.Most of the mosquito transmission questions in your archives...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weirdos Feb 8, 2007I live in CA and even here, we have so many ignorant people. At my workplace I have heard so many pathetic fears expressed. The infamous mosquito conspiracy being most common. Most recently, someone at my workplace expressed... Read more »

$100 question! (MOSQUITO, 2009)

please i know qtnd, but i need to hear you tell me for my own story. I'm terribly worried and... Read more »

Oops- forgot to add my mosquitoe question!

Sorry.............Amongst my myraid of questions I have just asked you about my disasterous... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...story or an idea that is not true. In dealing with HIV, it's important to know reality from myth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...seems that minorities get less health care for the same reasons as anyone else: low income, inconvenient health care offices, fear of being sick, and so on. Attitudes about health care and health care providers were much less important. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
The Body

What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...blood into the ketchup bottle and, you know: "Watch out for ketchup because it's infected with HIV." I feel like we shouldn't scare people. I feel like we should enlighten people on the situation and take a lot of burdens off people as far as... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Wash up and left.... Fast forward to mid of January 2006, I have been reading on the internet about STD and HIV and was very scared, having sleepless nights for about 10days, only 1-2 hours rest but not sleep per night. I develop on and off low... Read more »

scared any advise

Posted by scared2008, 1 Reply
...with tested for me again begining of augest and test neg. Should i be worry? can u get hiv from getting your nails done or a mosquito? i am haveing a hard time gaining weight and i am 13 weeks pregnant. and very worried. Read more »

mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared, but I have to trust the scientists who say its impossible, right? Should I take a test anyways? Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
...no one to talk to about what is going on, im afraid and really dont want anyone, not even my mother to hug or touch me. I fear that I wasnt able to find somoene to even date before I was positive and now I can officially give up hope on that... Read more »