|Hope this doesn't sound too crazy
Oct 28, 2009
I know you answer some crazy questions but here is mine. I had unprotected oral with a female who I later found out was + (I performed on her). I have a wife and child, my child was 8 months at the time. I continued to have unprotected sex with my wife until I found out. I know POS thing to do. I have tested - after 6 months now, but am still having symptoms. THE thing I am worried about is that I read that a mother passed HIV on to her child by chewing food and giving her child the food, which my wife has done. I am so scared that I endangered no only my wife but my child as well. Is it possible to show negative after my 6 month test (which is my 6th one to 190 days)and infect them both?! I wouldn't be able to live with myself if I did. Thanks for listening and for all the help you offer people like me, even after we have done rotten things. Charlie
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Your negative HIV test at six months from the time of your "lunch at the Y" experience is definitive and convulsive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV testing is warranted. I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet but I can tell you with absolute certainty what's not causing them: It's not HIV!
Charlie, your problem is guilt, not HIV. I'd suggest you level with your wife. It's not only the best way to confront your guilt; it's also the right thing to do.
Be well Charlie! Remember, HIV is not your problem!
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