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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 room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared,... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The ONLY ways that HIV can be transmitted:

* having unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal) with someone else who is HIV positive
* direct blood contact, i.e. sharing needles with someone who is HIV positive, accidental workplace... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Scared In Canada! Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all!

I have a host of symptoms that I have developed recently (since March) which are not going away. I have been 'unwell' for over 3 months. Doctors have done many tests and all appear to be normal. I had several STD tests done including... Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Although I know it is possible for men to contract HIV from women...I also know that the statistics are much lower than they are for men contracting from other men or drug use. I am afraid to date a HIV+ man because I do not want to be with a man... Read more »
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HIV Transmission (MOSQUITOS, 2011)

Recently I've been wondering about the transmission of HIV and Mosquito. Can HIV be transmitted through a Mosquito that has been squashed with blood remaining?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,And the most famous QTND (question that never dies) arises once again! See below.Dr. BobEye as a mode of transmission? (MOSQUITOS, 2010) Jul 10, 2010Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you're doing well! I think you're AWESOME!It's summer and... Read more »

Mosquitos

First off thank you for your profesionalism, your candor and for being here. I have read lots of off the wall questions answered by you so i fiqured one more wouldnt bother you. I have been hiv+ for 2 years and on CBV and EBV for one year. My wife...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Mosquitoes?!?! Yet another QTND (Question That Never Dies). OK, one more time. Here we go. HIV is not and cannot be spread by mosquitoes. No, there is not even a "remote possibility." Period. End of story!Regarding a switch off Combivir... Read more »

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Here we go again, the ultimate QTND (question that never dies) rises to life once again! (See below.) Just to anticipate other questions about mosquitos with inept flying skills, let's set the record straight. Whether the mosquito flies into... Read more »

hiv from mosquito (MOSQUITO)

I am really worried about hiv from mosquito 1 how long the virus stay in mosquitoif mosquito blood falls on open cut or wound 2.if mosquito get entered into your stomach3.how long the virus in blood stay outside the bodyThanks and Regardssaveen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Saveen,And once again the mosquito question rises up! The ultimate and original QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobMosquitoes & HIVJan 19, 2008 Hi Doc, Can HIV be transmitted through mosquitoes?? There seem to be plenty in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China's Youngsters Think Mosquitoes Spread AIDS

China's young people are grossly unaware of how HIV is spread, with many mistakenly believing that people can contract the disease from mosquito bites, according to a survey published Thursday. The study was conducted earlier this year by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With Yams, Mosquito Nets: Nigeria Adapts "Sesame Street"

"Sesame Street," the legendary children's educational TV series, is making its debut in Nigeria. "Sesame Square" will air twice weekly on the country's national public broadcasting outlet, the Nigerian Television Authority. While "Sesame Square"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yams and Mosquito Nets on Nigeria's "Sesame Street"

Since its US debut 40 years ago, the children's educational TV program "Sesame Street" has spread to more than 140 nations. Next month, a version of the show, renamed "Sesame Square," and customized to speak to location-specific issues, will debut... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »