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Blood Scared To Get Tested

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Really Scared: Water Test + Condom Effectiveness Against Blood

Ryan,Hi. In my foolish attempt to please a female sex worker, I had vaginal sex with her with a latex condom. The condom was put on me before we started. What scared me is that when we finished (only about 1 min), I noticed that there was some...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) The water test is an accurate way to determine if there are leaks in a condom. It is not a foolproof method, but in most cases, good enough.2) If there are no obvious leaks in the condom, then it is safe to assume that the condom provided an... 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 »

Instant HIV test Conclusive?

Let me 1st start by saying someone with HIV/AIDS tried to infect me threw a blowjob...Bit their lip... Read more »
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Put an End to Your Fears, Stop Googling, and Go Get Tested

...had HIV, was more than terrifying. I'd rather not know. I'd rather play my ritual game and be the judge myself. I'd rather sit scared every night playing the "rule it out game" or relying on Google to answer questions in the way I wanted them... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...everybody to get tested regularly for HIV, if they have sex or use injection drugs. It's completely normal to get nervous, scared or even a little paranoid when you think you've put yourself at risk for HIV. An HIV test -- taken at least six... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV positive. Besides worrying about testing HIV positive, you also fear what will happen to you because you are not a U.S. citizen. You may wonder whether your immigration status will... 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 »
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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 »

I am pretty sure and am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...then yesterday my lymph node appeared to be swollen. It is about a pea-size, swollen at my neck (just one node). So I am very scared...and scared to get tested. Anyone with similar experience, any advice? Thank so much. Read more »

a test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I buy a rat and inject some of my blood to it, does it has ARS? I scared to have test.. Read more »

Scared to take the test? Please Read.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the results came back "inconclusive" I was told to take another test, but I didn't. I was too frightened to take it ... too scared to find out if I actually had the disease. Keep in mind that back then HIV/AIDS was considered terminal, a death... Read more »