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Blood Scared I Have HIV

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my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a lot, and pretty much every day it bleeds. What happened the other day was i went to my friends place, he is HIV positive. The flush in his apartment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from backsplash and/or sleeping on your buddy's bed is nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Read more »

scared im infected do normal blood test show hiv results

a year ago i sleeped with a guy who i now suspect has hiv, after about 4 months i notice dark... Read more »

Scared to death says "Thank you"!

Hello Dr. Bob!!!I really truly appreciate your response. I wish we have more people like you in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peru's Blood Banks Under Scrutiny Following HIV Scare

...of 30 blood banks. The announcement followed a firestorm of criticism after reports that four patients had been infected with HIV after receiving blood transfusions. The infections occurred within less than six months. In addition, 30 patients at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fear of Knowing AIDS Status Causes Blood Shortages in Zimbabwe

...faces a critically low blood supply. The majority of the Zimbabweans avoid donating blood for fear they might learn of their HIV status. Zimbabwe is among 39 countries in the world that have blood donations systems that are 100 percent voluntary,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Body

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

...treatment, rather seeking the truth about my own diagnosis until it was almost too late. I was caught up in my very own mix of fear and denial -- I was completely scared that people would abandon me, simply because I had HIV. I had to be... 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 »

still scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested neg. at 10 and 13 weeks. i just went for my physical and they found a lot of blood in my urine. could this be related to hiv? Read more »

scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I don't really know why I am posting, just for some words of wisdom I guess. HIV was out of my mind for the most part after the guy I was involved with tested negative with a Home Access kit. (12 weeks after Read more »

I go in Friday for my intake appointment IM Scared

Posted by endlsskys, 3 Replies
... Friday I go through the process of my intake I am scared of what results are going to come back on all my blood work. I know I am malnutritioned and I already know I am lacking alot Read more »