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My building keeps getting bedbugs. I know I am getting bit by them. Can I get HIV if these bed bugs bite someone else, then come bite me?

We are glad that you asked this very important question. HIV transmission through insect bites is one of the most common misconceptions. Everyone is at risk for getting bed bugs when visiting an infected area and having them around can be anxious moments.

While bed bugs can be annoying, they are not known to spread diseases. Research indicates that they pose no risk in transmission of HIV.