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Blood In Food Worried I Have AIDS

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THANK YOU (Fresh blood- scared and worried)

Hey Doc, THANK YOU for replying to my message and thank you for making me feel better.Thank you for all the work you do and for helping so many people. Doc, you have a great personality and a great sense of humour - we South Africans like a "lekker"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The lady had cur her finger on a knife and it was bleeding, and about a minute later she poured me a drink. This is where my worries come in: I am worried when she was pouring the drink she might have gotten some blood onto the glass and without... Read more »

Fresh Blood - I am so scared and Worried

Hey DocThank you for all the work you do. I think it is amazing that you go out your way to help... Read more »

Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

I just ate a wrap that I think had blood on it and was refrigerated (which I'm worried preserved... Read more »
Articles
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...costly and used less often than antibody tests. There is also a new combination virus/antibody test that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June 2010. Since the test detects the virus in addition to antibodies to HIV, it... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...that HIV is not transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no... Read more »
The Body

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

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
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Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...is not unusual for even the average individual to have unreasonable fears of people with AIDS. Even so, the average person's worries still do not tend to be as exaggerated or illogical as those of someone with OCD. OCD sufferer's... Read more »

Silly to worry but.....

Posted by AustinGuy, 5 Replies
...have to go, I will go, and if its time for meds, its time for meds and I'll deal. For some reason the emotions of being really worried about it won't follow the logical mind. Ack - someone tell me I'm being silly and to get over myself... 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 »

still worried

Posted by worriedman, 2 Replies
...Dear Dutchman and JustAGirl, Thanks for your reply. I'm still worried. Since I touched the girl's finger which clearly has blood samples, can her blood samples enter mouth through food and the activity Read more »