|The Full Dinner Set
Nov 28, 2002
You may recall I wrote to you a week or so ago, expressing what has been proven now to be quite irrational fears. A 'set the mind' at ease test at 12 weeks confirmed a negative status, as you quite rightly indicated it would in your kind reply.
As if to serve as a bit of a warning though, while relieved at negative in this respect, then found out tested positive for chlamydia. Certainly gave me a bit of a slap in face as had no idea of this.
Thanks again Doctor for all your time, and for all those people wanting to know their status, please don't second guess - the mind is much more powerful than you realise. Be brave, get the test, and at then at least you are in the position to take the necessary actions.
Thanks again Doctor,
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Dinner Set!
Congratulations and a very British WOO-HOO to you! You also make a good point about other STD's (sexually transmitted diseases). If someone has put himself or herself at risk for HIV, they have also put themselves at risk for a variety of other STD's, and should be screened for these as well if symptoms develop. Most STD's are easily treated with medications.
"Slap in the face" may be too severe. How about a "spank on the bottom" for everyone who puts themselves at risk unnecessarily.
Thanks for writing back! Stay well.
I'm fatigued and sleep 12 hrs a day. Doctor doesn't know why.
Give me a smile like yours!!
- Painful Red Spots After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Rectal Bleeding After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Red Eyes After Handjob Worried I Have HIV
- Swollen Glands After Drinking Water Worried I Have HIV
- Alphabetical List Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Magazine Article On Sexually Transmitted Disease
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.