Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


CDC's stand-can one believe what they say?
Mar 6, 2002

Okay Ryan, I really, really want to give up this HIV obsession once and for all. My question for you is...

I took your advise, Finally, I called the CDC and they told me that what I thought was a possible exposure to HIV was a "no risk" situation.(that is what they said, "no risk".) Are they experts or just ordinary people who have their own opinions? I asked to talk with three different people though and all three said the same thing.

My second question for you is a little redundant but-in light of the CDC response to my question, would you say that between that and a (-) antibody at 11 weeks 2 days~DO I NEED TO SEEK PHYCIATRIC HELP TO GET OVER MY FEARS? The rashes and colds and everything continue so I am assuming that My fears are causing a lot of it...if you think the CDC's stand on my situation would not be too easy. Arn't they the ones who try to error on the concervative side?

Response from Mr. Kull

I think it's important that you try your best to trust the CDC's response, but it sounds like not much is going to convince you that you are not infected with HIV. That may be an indication that some psychological factors may be playing a role, and that you might benefit from an evaluation by a mental health professional.

RMK



Previous
why am i being ignored?
Next
How long does aids last outside?

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

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.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement