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I'm Scared That I Have Contracted Hiv

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living in fear of contracting aids

Dear Dr. Shernoff:I am currently working with a young man who is a hemophiliac. He came to the US as a young boy from a country where the chances of contracting AIDS from a blood transfusion are much higher than they are in this country. Due to...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...He is obviously experiencing a completely normal and healthy terror about contracting HIV. After he returns to his native country, I would expect that he might very likely begn to manifest symptoms of an acute anxiety Read more »

Afraid of Contracting HIV from my Positive Partner

My partner has recently been diagnosed with HIV. I love him a great deal and we've always been... Read more »

Afraid of Contracting HIV from My Positive Partner

My partner has recently been diagnosed with HIV. I love him a great deal and we've always been... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than Half of U.S. Parents Fear Children Will Contract HIV, AP Poll Says

...indicated support for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief -- the five-year, $15 billion program that would provide HIV/AIDS funding to 15 developing nations -- twice as many respondents said they would rather the money be used to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than Half of U.S. Parents Fear Children Will Contract HIV, AP Poll Says

...Although only 20% of the adult participants in an Associated Press poll on AIDS said they were concerned they would contract HIV someday, more than 51% said they were concerned that a son or daughter would contract HIV, the AP/ Las Vegas Sun ... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 14, 2009

...Should I be worried? My Dad Was Just Diagnosed With Advanced AIDS (A recent post from the "My Loved One Has HIV/AIDS" board) My dad is gay and spent his entire life hiding it from everyone. He had a good job with the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

... About 80% of HIV-positive women in the Middle East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme Read more »
Connect With Others

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...He had just brushed his teeth before this happened. The oral sex was pretty rough, and I'm scared that I may have contracted HIV from his blood entering my vagina...any advice? I mean, am I worrying over nothing or is this a likely route of... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Although I know it is possible for men to contract HIV from women...I also know that the statistics are much lower than they are for men contracting from other men or drug use. I Read more »

worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...stopped. I'm almost positive he never came inside of me, but I'm still scared out of my mind. What are my chances of contracting HIV from this incident, if he had it? Read more »