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Risk Of HIV Transmission 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
...about this and would like to get tested. Would the window period be 3 months or 6 months as it was a blood exposure and the risk of HCV coinfection could extend the window period?Please reply - I hope you dont see this as just another stupid... Read more »

Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV... Read more »

I accidentally ate a mosquito am I gonna get HIV?

I accidentally ate a mosquito, Could I get HIV if the mosquito previously bit a person infected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...reality: The majority of HIV-positive people worldwide are straight (heterosexual). Men infect women, and women infect men. Risk is not about labels, it is about behavior. Any person who has unprotected sex with someone whose HIV status is not... Read more »
American Association for World Health

HIV/AIDS Quiz

...of the above 8. T or F: Using protection such as a latex barrier when performing sex (vaginal, oral or anal) lowers the risk of HIV transmission. True False 9. T or F: Women will not get HIV if they use birth control pills and/or a... Read more »
Connect With Others

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
...(mouth-penis, mouth-vagina): The mouth is an inhospitable environment for HIV (in semen, vaginal fluid or blood), meaning the risk of HIV transmission through the throat, gums, and oral membranes is lower than through vaginal or anal membranes.... Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...that this disease is spread. HIV is spread: 1. by having sex without a condom. Vaginal and anal sex carries a high risk. The risk of getting HIV from oral sex is low. 2. by sharing needles and/or syringes to inject drugs or steroids. 3. from... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »