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Afraid I Have Hiv

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Please Help...A Young Marine Deathly Afraid of Having HIV :(

Hey Dr., I'm sure you're busy so I won't waste any time.Over 3 months ago, I had 4 encounters with some escorts. All of it was protected and it was just "regular" sex.I got worried and got HIV tested twice right around my 3 month window. Came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fears are unwarranted. The escort sexperiences were "protected." Assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail, HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent. In addition, your two negative HIV tests at the three-month mark... Read more »

Afraid of HIV

Dear Doctor,3 months have passed after I had sex with a prostitute. I had used a condom. During... Read more »

Afraid of HIV

Dear Doctor, I had sex with a prostitute 2 months back. I have recurrent pain in lymph nodes and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Pregnant Teens Shun HIV Treatment for Fear of Stigmatization

... Teenage girls in Zimbabwe who are sexually active remain a difficult group for health workers to target with HIV/AIDS prevention messages. Despite the country's programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, some young mothers are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elton Fears Youths Complacent About HIV

...fundraiser in New York City on Monday, Sir Elton John said he worries that young people are not taking seriously the threat of HIV infection. "We are finding that too many young people are not listening to what we are saying," he told BBC Radio... Read more »
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My HIV+ boyfriend is afraid to be intimate...

Posted by Madeleine, 1 Reply
...feel that my life was over even though I am only 25 but my boyfriend has made everything change. Our problem is that he is HIV+ and he is so scared that he will infect me that he barely kisses me. We've both been through a lot and I think we... Read more »

Afraid to tell my parents about my HIV

Posted by aug27, 4 Replies
...I have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and Read more »

Please Help! I am afraid I caught HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help me please, please don't think of thsi as a hoax, it is a truly genuin fear of mine. Anyone, please give me some advise! What happened was this. It happened over 10 months ago in a public... Read more »

Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
...Hello.. I have an Hiv Risk question i was wondering if you could answer.. Okay... I went to a Massage place and got a full body massage.. I did NOT Read more »