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After 2 years - Thanks very much for all
Nov 1, 2005

Dear Dr Bob,

I'm very glad to see you here again after 2 years from my first look.

Sorry for my English, but I'm Italian.

I wrote you 2.5 years ago and even though I feel glad for what happened to me I wanna briefly recap my story for the benefit af all the other visitors of this great and usefull web-site.

In August 2003 I had an unprotected vaginal sex with a girl from Roatan (an amazing Island from Honduras).

I had an unresonable fever (37. - 37.3 celsious degree - sorry but I don't know to convert it in fareneit degree -) lasting for over 7 months.

Even though many general and specialist doctors (including virologic and immunologic Italian doctors) visited me, and even though I had, through e-mail, your negative responce regarding my fears....(you give me your resonce after my letter whereby I said to yiu that I had a negative HIV Elise 4th generation test following 4 months from the sex risk reletionship), I was absoulutly sure of that and I coud not think somethig different how to die, how to say that to my mummy and my daddy ect ect ect.

Only after 1 year of mental care (getting 20 mg of Elopram per day) I get out from this "nightdream".

Now I have no more fever, no fear and no nothingalse fortunatly .

Onestly I dont' know what happened to me but I just wanna write it reminding what you said. You seid that getting the HIV virus with only one sex vaginal intercpurse it's very unlikely (0,1% if the girl is HIV postive....) and that all you feel (even thout it is a real feel like my low continuing fever) could have - and 99,99% have - a differet cause, which probably is origined from anxiety and fear.

Thanks again and "in bocca al lupo per tutto".

Ciao

Response from Dr. Frascino

Non c'è di che.

Mille grazie per i migliori auguri.

Dottore Bob


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