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Odds Of Infection Mosquitoes

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self-infected with mosquito while masturbating?

hello doctor,i desperately need your help. Very recently when i was masturbating i killed a mosquito with my right hand and i might have contacted with the blood of the mosquito. Then with the same right hand i touched my penis and possibly urethra...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to clarify this issue once and for all:Chance of acquiring HIV from masturbation = nonexistent.Chance of acquiring HIV from a mosquito (squished or otherwise) = nonexistent Chance of acquiring HIV from masturbation and a squished mosquito =... Read more »

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... Read more »

Hep C & Mosquito bites

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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Myths About 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,... Read more »
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i know im infected i don't believe my tests.

Posted by roma2010, 4 Replies
...i also had some problems with my skin i had a couple of places in both hands were my skin would raise up looked kinda like a mosquito bite but in the morning the were gone just leaving a scar i still get those but really small ones but now my... Read more »

am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...where my skin raised but it went back down to normal over night and now they just look like burning scars about the size of mosquito bites, also felt my back really hot like from being out in the sun all day with some sweat but no fever, up to... Read more »

im not speculating i know im infected

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...penis which i know i never had, have dermatofibromas on my back, i have raised skin on several spots on my hands that look like mosquito bites but usually go away at night when i wake up i don't see them anymore and is not my imagination i showed... Read more »

Infection after receptive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
...risk. The only symptom I've had is a couple of swollen neck glands which the doctor dismissed as a reaction to some infected mosquito bites. I have 6 and a half weeks to go before i can get tested and am feeling guilty and quite frankly... Read more »