|Should I seek professional counseling
Nov 17, 2004
Dear Doctor Horwarth,
I am currently obsessed with the idea that I have contracted hiv through some rare form of transmission. Can you please tell me if I should have any concern or if I am just anxiety ridden. I don't trust many people up to and including the counselor that gave me my last hiv blood test. I am concerned that the needle used was not new. What if it had been recapped? How do I know? Also concerned that I got infected through an open deep blisters I had on my fingers and those cuts were exposed to outside sources. Please help me ease my mind. Thanks so much for you time.
| Response from Dr. Horwath
You are suffering from anxiety. Get some professional counseling or psychotherapy.
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