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Probability Of Getting HIV From Mosquitoes

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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
...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 your eye or mouth or... Read more »

Ambiguous Results

Doctor Bob,I had routine HIV tests done -the results read as follows:Abbott Architect HIV 1 and 2... Read more »

$50 DONATION FOR FLYING BUG IN EYE... Never quite been asked

Ok ok I know the QTND but I had some insect (don't know what it was) fly in my eye. Are there ANY... Read more »
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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...baby via breast milk with their doctor. Ways in Which HIV Is NOT Transmitted Insect Bites HIV is not transmitted by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, fleas, bees or wasps. If a bloodsucking insect bites someone with HIV, the virus dies almost... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...toilet seat, drinking fountain, doorknob, dishes, drinking glasses, food, pets, or swimming pools. You also cannot get HIV from mosquitoes. HIV is primarily found in the blood, semen, vaginal fluid, or the breast milk of an infected person. 1 ... Read more »
The Body

What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...Devin T. Robinson X, National AIDS Awareness Poets The craziest myth I ever heard about HIV is that you can get it from mosquito bites. Sherri Smith, Ebony Sisters Campaigning for AIDS Prevention Education (ESCAPE), Columbus, Ohio ... Read more »
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Unlucky Part II (A year Later)

Posted by uglyduck, 4 Replies
Hello guys, it's me again... one year later. Before I tell you all my new encounter I'm happy to inform you that I took a test on tuesday and it was negative (more than a year since my very traumatic exposure). However, I come on to all of you for... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...transmission of HIV infection will not occur. If these conditions are not fulfilled, HIV transmission does not take place. Probability of HIV transmission per source of expsoure: The information below is from "Antiretroviral Postexposure... Read more »

blister on big toe

Posted by worriedbutwell, 1 Reply
...top of my left big toe. i quickly popped it and a clear liquid released. however, it hasn't healed yet and looks like a big mosquito bite. doesn't hurt or anything, just won't go away. my sexual habits in the past have not been so great. i... Read more »