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A 28-year-old male asked:

Got blood on hand.nobody nearby. got mosquito bite above blood.worried 4 hiv . also whatif anyhow blood got to my eye mouth cut. couldnot see mosquito?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
No worries of HIV: from a mosquito bite. HIV is not from an insect, but from human sexual contact, or infected needle, IV of blood from someone who has it. It's okay if you didn't see mosquito. If your bite looks infected, or you're getting sick, see your doctor. There is a particular mosquito that's getting people very sick, the Asian Tiger Mosquito or chikungunya mosquito now in northern states besides Texas.

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