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Advice To The Worried Well

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Thank you and advice to Worried Wells

Dr. Bob,First I'd like to thank you for all that you do. The relief and humor you provide in this forum has helped me through some tough times and is greatly appreciated. I'm sending you my second donation. Now I'd like to provide some hope to all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Airport! I immediately thought of all the folks who ultimately found the courage to get tested, despite their self-inflicted worried-well hell, and subsequently wrote back to me with their happy WOO-HOO testimonials. And I smiled. I'll now add... Read more »

Golden Advice to Worried Well

Firstly, I want to start by thanking you for the service you provide not just to americans but to... Read more »

Advice to worried wells

To all worried wells,I had the same problems that most of you have stated on this forum. I had all... Read more »
Articles
The Body

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

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

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

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Are You a "Worried Well" Person?

...risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used to describe people in this situation is "worried well." This term generally refers to people who are worried (or convinced) that they have a particular disease,... Read more »
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Advice for the "Worried Well"

Posted by Leonardo, 2 Replies
...this guy is putting a drain on the resources of the American Red Cross. I would just like to offer some general advice to the "worried well". Instead of obsessing over possible infection, why not just act as if you are confirmed HIV positive.... Read more »

Worried beyond worry

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had mutual oral, him on me for a minute or two and me on him for a minute or two and the we had mutual JO together. Now I am worried to the point of panic that I have put myself, and my girlfriend at risk of hiv and other STDs. I read from... Read more »

To All of the Worried Wells and Not Sures.......

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...of normal transmission routes for the virus they would test me at the tree month mark but in the mean time go home and dont worry! Ha thats easy for them to say. Three months has now passed and I went along to the STD Clinic today to get my... Read more »

Check out this website for all the worried wells!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
aidsmeds.com Go to FEAR of GETTING HIV forum and you will get some good advice.... Read more »