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why hiv not transmitted by mosquito bite and by kissing?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
HIV is a virus.: Because that is not how nature intended it. This virus is very weak. It does not live in air. To catch it you must get it in your blood stream easily...Either through sexual contact or blood to blood directly. That is just the way it is.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if mosquito bite spreads HIV easily?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: They don't spread HIV.

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Last updated Apr 11, 2013

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