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Anal Fisting Afraid I Have AIDS

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Time to leave the world behind (FEARS OF BEING ANALLY RAPED, 2010) (VISIONS AND FEARS OF BEING SEXUALLY ASSAULTED WHILE SLEEPING, 2010)

Doctor,I have been having weird bowel movements and also blood when I have wipe my backside after I poop. I am also having a terrible flu, severe sore throat and muscle aches on my thighs, knees, shoulders, armpits and neck. My face also feels...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...conditions that could cause these symptoms. You should see your general medical doctor for an evaluation and treatment.2. Irrational fear and suicidal ideation. For this you need to see a psychiatrist. Your fears are completely unwarranted and... Read more »

S.O.S. from Malaysia (FEARS AND FANTASIES OF BEING ANALLY RAPED, 2011)

Hello Dr BobPlease do not laugh at me. Please be patient with me and give me a chance to share my... Read more »

Please help, am scared, am sorry, I fingered my anus and Bleeded...!!!

Last night, i had for the first time ever fingered my anus and also for the first time i had put... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...MSM is warranted. They cite the small number of positive cases, the shortage of facilities for follow-up procedures, and the fear, cost and pain involved in pursuing small cell changes, called dysplasias. In addition, most health insurance... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
Housing Works

Charles King Op-Ed: Shock Tactics Won't Stop HIV

...still wouldn't be effective. Scare tactics -- alone -- don't work. Take the gruesome anti-smoking ads the city used to run. Yes, fear might have gotten you to think about stopping smoking, but when fear ran out, you had other incentives to kick... Read more »
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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...Dear Expert, I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you! I am scared over the incident told below! Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. Read more »

Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HI, i just had one question. I live with someone who has HIV, and it really scares me cause i think that somehow i could catch it. please tell me if there is ANY way that i could catch it just from being in Read more »

Scared of Infection...Please Help

Posted by soscared21, 5 Replies
...him....his sexual history was rather scary. Well...I know symptoms are never a reliable indicator of infection...but I'm just so scared. About 4-5 days after the incident one of the lymph nodes in my neck became hard and swollen...the one on... Read more »

update

Posted by mike2007, 2 Replies
...Hi again...update is that the night sweats stopped after that 2 week period. It's too soon for me to test yet, but I am so scared that I am infected. I feel like my leg muscles in particular are achey and feel heavy to me. The night sweats are my... Read more »