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Mosquitoes Elisa

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...have sex with men, and can get infected that way. Lesbians who use drugs and share needles can get 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, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected...
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to all worried well, please read this!!!!

Dear Doc,I have written here before. And I just wanna thank you for your advice given. The service you provide here relieves mental anxiety all of us faces everyday.When Dr Bob says 3 months is definitive, it REALLY IS!!!!! I have tested 12 times...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation get the urge to test again, I suggest you reread your very own post and follow your own advice. Remember you can kill a mosquito with a fly swatter or a sledge hammer. Either way the mosquito is squished dead. Similarly you can determine your... Read more »

Please Robin Hod!!!

Hello Dr. Before that all I want to recognize enormously your great humane work and to fill you of blessings. Four years ago I coming out with a girl that some months behind had known, we had sexual relations without condom in repeated occasions,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Robin Hod"?????? Hmmmmmm......Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to six months are definitive and conclusive. Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV. I do not feel any additional HIV testing is warranted.The option to retest always... Read more »


Buenas tardes, estoy realmente confundido y necesito de vuestro asesoramiento. Hace un mes volvi de vacaciones de Rio de Janeiro y a los 5 das comienzo con fiebre y dolores muculoesquelticos. Al principio todo pareca una fuerte gripe hasta que a los...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...positiva, la que confirma una infeccin por el VIH. La presencia de la fiebre por dengue no influye en los resultados de los exmenes ELISA y WB. No dudes en escribirme de nuevo cuando tienes ms detalles de tus resultados o si necesitas ms ayuda.... Read more »

Enough testing?

Hi, Dear Dr. Bob, thank you for your great work. Could you please answer my question: Do the following tests absolutely rule out hiv infection as the causes of on-going unexplained ARS (persistent headaches / sore throat / mouth ulthers / body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative than that. A single ELISA test at 3 months would have been enough. In other words, you don't need a sledgehammer to kill a mosquito. A fly swatter works just as well. The mosquito is history either way, and so should be your fears of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the time. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. The first test is called an "EIA" or "ELISA" test. Before a positive ELISA test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a "Western Blot".... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Most of these are not true. Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by... Read more »
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Situacion de riesgo y test elisa - POR FAVOR AYUDA

Posted by lmart2007, 3 Replies
...Tambien un poco de irratacion en la misma y no paro de verme salir puntos rojos sobre mi cuerpo y algunos tipos picadura de mosquito que aparecen y desaparecen. Mis preguntas son las sig: 1)Con dos test Elisa negativos (a los 5 y a los 6 meses... Read more »

6 Semanas

Posted by diosayudame, 4 Replies
...pero a mi me da panico, mi ultimo sintoma, ayer en la noche me salieron como picadas en mi pie derecho, como 18, podria ser los mosquitos ya que el coche se lleno de ellos, y yo venia manejando de noche, (espero que eso sea). No se que voy a... Read more »

pls. help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...either from blood or sperm exchange. There are many recorded cases that one got infection from a dentist's instruments and even mosquito bites. YOU are NOT the ONLY woman in my life. I have my past girl friends and they are ALL healthy and doing... Read more »

algun experto o con experiencia plis, no encuentro

Posted by samba, 3 Replies
...relacion intima con un ex amigo que volvi a ver al ao y hoy me han salido 6 manchitas rojas que se parecen mucho a el picado de un mosquito o pulga, y estan diseminadas como en grupos de tres unas cerca de mi pecho izquerdo y las otras en la... Read more »