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Blood In Food Afraid I Have HIV

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possibly stepped on a needle. very very worried college student

Hi Dr. Bob, first of all I think you are quite good at what you do on this site. I am very very scared about an incident however and I was wondering if you could provide me with some information. I have read a lot of forums on environmental needle...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...worries, I would suggest you consider getting psychotherapy (counseling). Your problem is not HIV, but rather an irrational fear of HIV.You report you "have a hypochondria tendency." I agree, except you can leave off the "tendency" part.Stop... Read more »

Please Help - Need to Ovecome Fear of Testing

Hi Dr. Bob. I'm utterly stressed and it's a bit overwhelming that I ever put myself in a postion... Read more »

Ongoing fear

I look forward to seeing my hiv+ friend when I return from months of working away from home and it... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...seems that minorities get less health care for the same reasons as anyone else: low income, inconvenient health care offices, fear of being sick, and so on. Attitudes about health care and health care providers were much less important. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
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Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...SYMPTOMS........Something miraculous happened since i knew i was negative: my symptoms have started disappearing, now i have no symptoms except my fear of memory loss. I think that is 100% psychological and i can overcome that. I now believe in... Read more »

I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...surprisingly because my stomach gives me warning that I need to find a toilet fast. I cant take anymore to be honest, I am very very scared. Mainly for my girlfriend as she didn't deserve this fate. A few people on this board have told me to... Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...have false body sensations that this has happened) This list is by no means complete. A common variation on the fear of get-ting AIDS is the fear of contracting it, giving it to someone else, and then having to live with the guilt... Read more »