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RE:Things not to do in Beijing

Jul 30, 2011

Hi Dr. Bob, you may recall a post a couple of months ago regarding things not to do in Beijing. In this post I mention my lapse of judgment fallowed by a long list of symptoms which had me extremely worried. I tested negative at three months and am no longer concerned (even though I was convinced). I am sure that I picked up some other virus around the same time as my encounter and chose to draw my own inaccurate conclusions. I hope your readers will find helpful my experience which reinforces what you have been saying all along. "Symptoms are not a reliable way to diagnose HIV".

Thanks so much Dr., your response to my post helped me through a really rough patch. Donation coming your way. Jamie

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello, Jamie.


Thanks for taking the time to write and share your story. I, too, am hopeful others still stuck in their personal self-induced worried-well hell will find your story comforting and enlightening!

Thanks also for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( It's urgently needed and warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending my good-luck/good-health karma that you will always be HIV free!

Good luck. Be well. Many thanks.

Dr. Bob

Always scared, never tested
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