|Fear of being infected by virus fear of dying.
Jun 8, 2013
I remember about two years ago i was crazy for a girl. And i did crazy stuff for her. I cut my arm with a blade one day july, 2011. I cut myself like this about 5-6 times in between july 2011 to february, 2012. In october 2011 i cut my chest with blade, then put it back on the packet. Then perhaps after sometime i mean about 1 month later i used the same blade again to cut myself. And later on in 2012 like the same i used blade to cut myself which i used sometimes earliear to cut myself..... now i want to ask you, IS THERE ANY RISK OF HIV BEING INFECTED IF MY OWN USED BLADE IS USED TO CUT MYSELF?? The blade which i used to cut myself earlier! Im going through huge mental pressure for past 3 months. Im suddenly remembered those events and cant seem to stop thinking... Its making me think im going to die from hiv because of doing those... And if i fall a little ill like having fever, fatigue... I think im dying from hiv. I think im suffering from anxiety... Having some physical symptomps and always being depresssed, never happy nowadays....Coz i cant concentrate on anything, always seem to think about these... Always living in fear... Please answer my question ane help me.
| Response from Dr. Wohl
You can not catch HIV from yourself.
You clearly need help and I hope are able to access mental health care. There is no need to suffer when there is help out there.
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