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Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV since scrabs feed themselves with blood? Would my blood stream get infected HIV blood through the scrab bite?Sorry. Its odd.All the best
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Pubic lice, bedbugs, mosquitoes and all other biting or blood-sucking creepy crawlers do not transmit HIV/AIDS. Period. End of story.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV risk from vaginal blood outside the body?

Doctor Bob, First let me say that the service you are providing here is wonderful! Just reading... Read more »

Protected Sex During Menstruation - higher risk?

Dr. Bob,2 months ago while on vacation in South America I had protected sex with a "high risk"... Read more »
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Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...month - this was about six months, I think from June to December. Then I started to get sick much less. But recently, I got my period, and it seems to have lasted more than a week. This has never happened before. Could this be an HIV symptom?... Read more »

Can somebody PLEASE respond

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...being paranoid? 12.at school a friend of mine touched my chin and afterwards when i pushed my chin on paper, i found a couple period sized red dots. what would b the hiv risk if those dots weren't my blood but blood that was hiv+? what if blood... Read more »

can someone help with with this question please?

Posted by latino3, 2 Replies
...likely it could be to get infected with hiv or other std having vaginal sex, but what diference it makes if the woman is on her period even when condom is used? Read more »

blood

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...slightly bleeding open cut (paper cut size) and touched the area where blood was present with their open cut. Would there be a risk of transmission. Is that enough time for a small drop of blood to become non infectous? Would there be a need to... Read more »