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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lukas cornelius Pieterse
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No: The HIV virus is not very robust outside the human body and will die very quickly inside a mosquito's body.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No confusion: HIV is a serious contagious viral infection , any body fluid to body fluid contact will transmit the disease , how you put it.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Whaaatt?: story is unusual. WHY would someone wipe a cloth from a known HIV person over the tip of a penis--and how soon after did the test turn postive? If p ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Wrong assumption!: HIV virus can survive for weeks, outside the body, depending on the composition of the fluid containing the virus and ambient temperature. The infecti ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: The risk is very low but not zero. Get a test for HIV nucleic acid in about 6 months. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You cannot get HIV from having a vaginal delivery unless you are in contact with contaminated equipment at time of delivery.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Unprotected sex: If you had unprotected vaginal sex with a sex worker then you should see a doctor to state what happened and to follow their advice as to testing and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Relax, Mike: I understand that you're a man worried about HIV after an unprotected episode of intercourse with a woman. The nucleic acid tests are almost always po ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dawn Zacharias
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get tested: I would suggest that you undergo testing. Not only can you get an anti-body test done but also a PCR.
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