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Mosquitoes And HIV Testing

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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
...it's not contradicting what I or others on this site have said whatsoever! In fact it supports our emphatic statements that mosquitoes do not transmit HIV! The key word in the first sentence is "insufficient!" It states if a mosquito bites an... 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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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV Myths Persist Despite Campaigns

...transmitted despite awareness campaigns over the years. Some young adults still believe the virus can be transmitted through mosquitoes, sharing cups, and hugging. More than half of participants thought HIV is transmitted through blood... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...from a needle that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV can be spread through tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unusual) except my tip of the penies where the urine comes out is slightly reddish ,during the visit, he have taken my blood for testing syphilis which came back NEG a few days after testing in the lab. Not sure of whether did he test for chy and... 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
...I heard mosquitoes can't transmit hiv, and I hope its true. Because I was definitely bitten by the same one as an hiv+ person. We were in a small Read more »

Tested negative but still showing symptoms...

Posted by anonymoususer, 2 Replies
...always have a cough and one of my nostrils is always plugged. Very recently I have become constantly itchy, and I know it's not mosquitos. I've got a reddish bump on my right arm, and a itchy rash on my left wrist, and on the top of my left... Read more »