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Odds Of Infection Mosquito Bite

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HIV INFECTED PERSON BODY REACTION TO MOSQUITO BITE

HIPLZ EASE MY MIND COZ I M ON THE VERGE OF RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME FROM FEAR OF BEIN POSITIVE.I AM FEMALE, HAVE HAD UNPROTECTED ANAL SEX BUT WITHOUT EJACULATION WITH UNKNOWN STATUS GUY.2 QUESTIONS AND I BEG U TO ANSWER ME COZ THERE S NO ONE ELSE ON...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the window period. If you want to read more about risk statistics, see http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/insite?page-kb-07-02-02. The mosquito bite reaction is unrelated to HIV status. You needn't worry about that!One thing to worry about is your overall... Read more »

Is a pimple/bug bite hermetically sealed?

2 logical questions doc,If a drop of infected blood were to fall on a non-bleeding pimple and/or a... Read more »

Hiv infection!!!!!!!!

can HIV infection take place if the hiv infected blood from the squashed bed bug comes in direct... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Whats going on?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condoms didnt work or whatever. I weent to the doctor on early january and he said my groin nodes where probably swollen from bug bites i had in december that i went to the tropics, but man they lasted over 2 nmonths for stupd bug bites. I know i... Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...diagnosed my a doc), but i think that was from friction from wearing tight pants... but this thing on my leg scares me. It's not a bug bite.... I don't know what it is, and I know folliculitis can be linked with HIV. I tested, but am still... Read more »

ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...body. it appeared 6 weeks ago, on his lower abdomen and left leg, down by his ankle. the spots were small, like pimples, or spider bites, raised and red. some were pink. (we are both caucasian, just for the record.) they were itchy and we... Read more »