|14 male teen may have hiv
Jan 18, 2003
Im 14 male and im really worried and so scared that i have hiv/aids because im gay and ive been in alot of sexual intercorses i live in the U.S, im scared if i test positive i will die over time, will i die or can i be cured? i need to know i dont know all the big-long terms for these words but im very scared, im going to get tested. its all i can think about and is if i do test + my life is not going to be the same i will not find a love partner and i will be lonely and said and sick and die!! it is sucide better then suffering !?? help please
| Response from Dr. Wohl
The thing you need to do immediately is call the
Gay Mens' Health Crisis AIDS Hotline: 1-800-AIDS-NYC (1-800-243-7692) In New York City: 212-807-6655; TTY: 212-645-7470 (for the hearing impaired) Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (ET), Saturday, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. (ET); or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
the CDC National AIDS Hotline: 1.800.232.4636 (24 hours a day, daily).
You need to get counseling. Also, try and talk to a trusted adult so you can get help in getting the help you need. AIDS does not have a cure but there are treatments that keep people healthy and happy. It is not a death sentence. You need info and help. Get them. DW
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