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Dr. William Singer
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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I splashed a mosquito and with its blood I directly touch urethra and I was already ejaculating, will I get hiv? What if mosquito blood has hiv?

Here are some...: Well, quite an unusual scenario in real life! Known to us, we rely on 2 lines of defenses to fend off invading infective agents like HIV: 1. External natural barrier of skin/mucos & 2. external humoral immune defense. So, your reported scenario poses an almost zero odd to contract HIV; even contracting it does not mean you may develop HIV-related Sxs. More? Ask doctor... ...Read more

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Ok. What if the mosquito has biten a person with hiv before?

No risk, no worries: It sounds like you have already had a question answered about HIV transmission by mosquitos. HIV is never transmitted by mosquitos. It never happens, no worries. If you don't have sex or share drug injection equipment with an HIV infected person, you will never get it and need not worry. ...Read more

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Why HIV not transmitted by mosquito bite and by kissing?

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. ...Read more

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Can hiv/aids be transmitted by mosquito bites?

HIV is hard to get: Nope. This has been proven over and over and over in many parts of the world. There is no concerns. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get HIV by fingering? Incase if I have crushed a mosquito tat has fed on HIV positive blood

Is it possible to get HIV by fingering? Incase if I have crushed a mosquito tat has fed on HIV positive blood

No, and no: Won't happen, Teresa. Life's littlest adventures such as these carry no risk. Truth be told... you've just recently become an adult. You can't let fears of trivial / imaginary risks slow you down during this wonderful time. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get HIV by fingering ourself? Incase if I have crushed a mosquito tat has fed on HIV positive blood

Is it possible to get HIV by fingering ourself? Incase if I have crushed a mosquito tat has fed on HIV positive blood

HIV: Mosquitoes do not carry HIV, and you cannot get HIV disease by masturbation. This virus can only be acquired by intimate contact (sex with an infected person, blood or organ transfusion, needle sharing when using drugs). You are not infected. ...Read more

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Hi, I've been getting answers that HIV / aids wouldn't transmitted through mosquitos bites, despite that there is blood n needle involved. Why is it?

Hi, I've been getting answers that HIV / aids wouldn't transmitted through mosquitos bites, despite that there is blood n needle involved. Why is it?

They don't regurgate: Mosquito's do not regurgitate their blood meal from one meal host to the next. The do secrete a saliva product. There have been absolutely studies linking mosquito's and HIV transmission. ...Read more

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I accedentally touched my penis tip to pillow containing dried mosquito blood. What risk I have to get hiv. Plz rply asap im scared. Thnk u.

Wimpy virus: It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds. They require many things to stay active and need living cells to reproduce and survive. Unless there was gross blood, mucous or some other organic substance from her body on that door and it got into your penis, the odds are very unlikely. ...Read more

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Sitting outside, found blood on hand, nobody was there. I also felt bite of mosquito since it was itchy. Is there risk of HIV from blood (2-3 drops)?

Sitting outside, found blood on hand, nobody was there. I also felt bite of mosquito since it was itchy. Is there risk of HIV from blood (2-3 drops)?

No: If you were alone, and you scratched a mosquito bite, then the blood was your own.
HIV is not transmitted by mosquitoes. It's transmitted by direct contact with infected body fluids; which means sexually or by injection drug users sharing needles. ...Read more

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If I killed a mosquito on a cut on my arm and its blood went in the wound, could I get hepatitis C or hiv?

If I killed a mosquito on a cut on my arm and its blood went in the wound, could I get hepatitis C or hiv?

Mosquitos & Disease: Absolutely not. This has been proven over and over and over to the point you do not need to doubt it at all. You cannot get either HIV or hepatitis c from a mosquito. ...Read more

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Maybe squashed mosquito on hand n there was lot of blood, is there HIV risk. Whatif the blood to my eeyes, mouth or any cut.

Maybe squashed mosquito on hand n there was lot of blood, is there HIV risk. Whatif the blood to my eeyes, mouth or any cut.

No way, don't worry: HIV has never been transmitted by mosquitos or by getting blood on the skin, whether from squashing a mosquito or any other contact. Don't worry about it and no need for HIV testing. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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Can mosquitoes transmit HIV to another person?

Can mosquitoes transmit HIV to another person?

Has not occurred.: Mosquitoes are not a vector for HIV. The virus is too fragile to remain alive in a mosquito. ...Read more

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How can dengue fever spread and can mosquitoes spread hiv?

Mosquitoes: Dengue Fever is due to a virus that is transmitted by several types of Aedes mosquitoes. Most commonly it is transmitted by A. Aegypti. HIV is not spread by mosquitoes. ...Read more

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Can mosquitoes transmit hiv, hepatitis b, or hepatitis c?

Can mosquitoes transmit hiv, hepatitis b, or hepatitis c?

Mosquitos & Illness: Nope. There is no evidence of any transmission of these three dangerous viruses from mosquito to human. It has been looked at a lot and worldwide the answer is the same. Nope. ...Read more

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What is Hiv?

What is Hiv?

HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV/AIDS weakens a person's ability to fight infections. It is contracted through unprotected sex or needle sharing. An HIV test confirms diagnosis. Medications may suppress the virus and delay the onset of AIDS.

http://www. Webmd. Com/hiv-aids/ ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more