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Too Scared To Get Tested After Mosquitoes Bit Me

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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.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...right on a mosquito!! i looked at my backside and saw blood from the mosquito on me!! is there a risk from HIV if the mosquito bit a person before me that had HIV then I sat and squashed the thing?$100 as promised!!!! please send some good karma... Read more »

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mosquito bites??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hiv+ person. We were in a small room and there was only one mosquito in there and it bit both of us within about 1 minute. I am scared, but I have to trust the scientists who say its impossible, right? Should I take a test anyways? Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of many different scenarios and learn how to protect yourself!!!!http://www.sfaf.org/aids101/sexual.html Another important bit: HIV CANNOT live outside of the body. It will quickly die as soon as it it exposed to the air. Therefore, HIV cannot... Read more »

bit of fear - pl advise

Posted by vin100, 1 Reply
...electronic meter. She then picked out a sort of a small blue plastic push button kind and pricked my finger with the same. In the testing anxiety i never noticed if she ever changed any needle or pricking device. Just want to clarify 1) Is there... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...during this time and slight temp...Have had a mouth ulcer and getting little pink dots inside my cheeks which may be from me biting or grinding at night.But I've NEVER had these these before..I've read somewhere that spots inside the mouth may be... Read more »