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Aching After Swallowing Blood Worried I Have HIV

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Im really scared. Well on may 25th i had a sexual encounter with a homosexual. He was 19 years of age and i have known him for about a year and a half. There was making out,unprotective oral(i was receiving it), and protective anal(i was on top). i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV acquisition risk is very low (unprotected insertive oral, protected insertive anal). Your negative HIV ELISA at 11.5 weeks is Read more »

HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major components: ... Read more »
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Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...next five days. On the fifth day, I went to an urgent care physician and described my concern. He ran bloodwork, including an HIV test. In about twenty minutes he came back with a negative result & mentioned that he saw "no traces" of HIV in... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...on my tongue as well. After another three days, I healed and was back on my feet. Is this a sign of having been infected by HIV? I have not been sick since, had any canker sores, etc. However, the last time I had been with him, I got sick as... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »