Human Bites


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Comment from: Nana, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: December 03

I was bitten on my breast through my t-shirt this morning by someone who is HIV positive. My t-shirt did not tear but the bite mark was bleeding. I am worried if I will get infected.

Comment from: In pain, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 16

I was bitten by my ex on my thumb two weeks ago and it is still swollen and tingling sometimes, other times it is numb. The skin never broke so I wonder if I still should go to the emergency room.

Comment from: Justine g, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 27

I was bitten by a patient on my shin several months ago. It did not break the skin but the patient clamped down tightly and held my shin in his mouth for several seconds. Now 9 months later I still have redness, burning, tingling and slight edema to the area. I was discharged by my employer’s doctor stating it will most likely never heal completely. I was on 2 rounds of antibiotics, had an MRI and x-rays which showed only edema to the tissue. I’m at a loss that I will have to live with the pain and it is visually ugly to look at.

Comment from: shreya, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: September 22

I bit hard by mistake on my lover’s thigh as a love bite. But she suddenly started crying and a very big spot occurred on that area it was going dark as time passed. The color is blue mix of red.


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