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Mosquitoes Scared To Get Tested

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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
...a medical procedure on a patient in January 1991. Today there are 40 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS.Don't be afraid of HIV. Just learn about HIV and the relatively simple ways to protect yourself, and you'll stay well. Now go to... 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 »

ARS at 8 weeks

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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 »
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 Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you... Read more »
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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 »

Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...but not sleep per night. I develop on and off low fever, productive coughs and whitish tongue etc. have gotten more and more afraid that I have been infected with some serious STD like herpes or worst HIV. I could not eat much and have lost 1-2... 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 negative but still showing symptoms...

Posted by anonymoususer, 2 Replies
...now... I felt ok for a while after getting my negative test back, but this rash thing is really freaking me out. I'm really scared now. I've contemplated suicide in the past few weeks more than I ever have in my life. I know I can't afford HIV... Read more »