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Blood On Hand Afraid I Have HIV

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Ask the Experts

Fear Blood in Eyes

Dr Bob,After suffering from an occupational blood exposure, which all turned out fine, I have developed an intense fear of blood flying into my face.This problem is particularly evident when I am in public and either speaking with a person who is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your fears of "flying blood" are totally irrational and completely unwarranted.Make sure you keep that appointment with the psychologist!Dr. Read more »

HIV Infection via Hand Job and Kissing in Manstrual blood

I hired a bar girl in Bangkok 3 days back and I donot have the condemn as I did not intend to have... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...health care provider and obstetrician if you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
The Body

Since When Is the Expression of Fear and Ignorance a Basic American Right?

...regarding health care, we could move through this movement without a second thought. However, the insurance companies are in fear of losing their clout, and individuals are scared of paying for a disease of a person they never met, and elected... 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 »
Connect With Others

scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they are still swollen in a month he wants to send me for a biopsy. I'm terrified. HIV crosses my mind and I try to chase the fear away with the neg test results at hand. Should I test again, as I am at the 13 weeks, or would that be irrational?... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...itchy on my legs, hips, and scrotum. This could be because the itchy parts are those that I washed the most. However, I am scared because I heard that the ARS rash does not itch and appears mainly on the trunk. The rash I have on the trunk does... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the high counts reveal a Viral infection so now I fear I am late converting and the count is high as my body fights back. I am scared to death to test again. I feel I have it now forsure and have panic attacks. I don't know what I am looking for... Read more »

Afraid to Disclose - HELP!

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 6 Replies
...everyone's encouragement (and accountability) to help me do the right thing and disclose. With a well-meaning heart but running scared, -Gary Read more »