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Mosquitoes How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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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
...becoming a nun, OK? See below.Dr. Bobhiv from mosquito (MOSQUITO) Jan 29, 2008I am really worried about hiv from mosquito 1 how long the virus stay in mosquito if mosquito blood falls on open cut or wound 2.if mosquito get entered into your... 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

HIV Transmission

...fountain, a door knob, dishes, drinking glasses, food, or pets. HIV is not an airborne or food-borne virus, and it does not live long outside the body. Although contact with blood and other body substances can occur in households, transmission... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...people with HIV infection. If you have access to AIDS medications and medical monitoring, there's no reason you can't live a long life even with HIV infection or AIDS. The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Minority Populations The world's... Read more »
The Body

HIV Itself Linked to Possible Heart Risk, Even Among Nonprogressors, Study Finds

...study published in the June 1 issue of the medical journal AIDS . The study found that this risk even appears to apply to long-term HIV nonprogressors -- people who are able to maintain an undetectable viral load despite never having taken HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...enzymes, friction, dilution, air, and more. HIV Survival Outside the Body Generally, when people ask the question, "How long can HIV survive outside the body?" they have come into contact with some body fluid that they think might contain... Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...help please anyone that could shed some light on this situation....thank you in advance ..ps sorry for making this story so long.. Read more »

Unlucky Part II (A year Later)

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
Hello guys, it's me again... one year later. Before I tell you all my new encounter I'm happy to inform you that I took a test on tuesday and it was negative (more than a year since my very traumatic exposure). However, I come on to all of you for... 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 »

BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
...FREAKING OUT as I have read some positives have gotten random bumps on chest and neck-- is this an HIV symptom? Lasting too long to be ARS but am worried may be HIV related... can't seem to find anything out there as my mind is going in circles... Read more »