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Aching After Drinking After Someone Worried I Have HIV

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Hello Dr Bob, I really give you a hand clap for what you are doing! You are great man to take the time to answer all of our same questions.. I had a oral sexual encounter with a man. No vaginal sex at all (i am a woman) He Ejaculated in my mouth,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your question title says it all: "WORRIED MAKING ME SICK!!!" Bingo! I absolutely agree. Worrying, not HIV, is making you sick.Oral sex carries only a very slight risk for HIV transmission. Your symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive Read more »

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Worried well...or maybe not.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after an evening of heavy drinking. While I don't care to go into specifics here, I've been told by a therapist and a local AIDS hotline that my risk from this encounter is moderate at worst, as the encounter was not considered to be... Read more »

Really worried. Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...not infected. I'm also getting some strange symptoms, muscles aches and numbness in my fingers. Is this a symptom of early HIV infection? I don't know how I'm going to survive for the next 4 months while I wait to be tested. Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...For the past five years, I have spent many minutes and hours worrying that I carried the HIV virus. I wasn't aware that any of the partners I had were infected, but I was still worried because Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm on this goody canida diet to kill off yeast at the same time and I can't tell if it could be related that or a potential hiv infection (definite exposure - sex) I know I'm driving myself crazy. This waiting period is so tough as you all know.... Read more »