Apr 6, 2007
I have two kids and the american dream. I was disobidient in gods eye. I cheated on my wife. I kissed, fondled, and had unprotected sexual contact. A month later I had sinus isses. ( maybe seasonal) This occurred in late 05 early 06. I went to the doctor many times with every thing from Acid refux to tooth aches on unfinished dental work. I have taken over 4 negative AIDS test since by 4 different doctors then and even I even saw a phsycologist. My worry keeps me up at night. My doctors say that i have annxiety that has created stomach problems by excessive worry. My shrink says the same. I can make my self sick with worry and not sleeping. Stomach ulser and reflux can be strees related and not AiDS. He also said drinking and taking aspirin and antibiotics could also have cause my stomach issue. Are 4 or 5 negative aids test in 13months conclusive. They also did a complete STD panel and came up negative. I have not touch my wife in that amount of time unprotected. I rather leave her than put her at risk. what do you think
Response from Dr. Frascino
I absolutely agree with your doctors and psychiatrist. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Guilt is your issue.
My advice is simple:
1. Level with your wife.
2. Level with your God. (All gods offer forgiveness.)
3. Stop worrying about and chasing after an illness you could not possibly have.
4. Continue to work with your psychiatrist. Bring him a copy of this post and my response and discuss it with him.
Good luck. Remember, HIV is not your problem.
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