Jun 11, 2009
Doctor, an HIV testing counselor has told me to stay off the net when it comes to searching about HIV and symptoms except for reputable sites like The Body and a few others. She said that there is a lot of false and scary information out there and downright outdated that would just feed into one's fears that they already have about HIV/Aids. Do you agree with this Doctor? Can the net have some very scary and misleading info about HIV/Aids?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Yes, I absolutely agree with your doctor! Just take a read through the archives of this forum and you'll find tons of testimonials from Internet symptom-surfers who have scared the bejesus out of themselves with misinformation and myth.
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