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Bloody Nose After Condom Popped Worried I Have HIV

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Can HIV particles rest in nose hair & become reactivated if nose bleeds?

Hello Doctor Bob, I know my question might sound a bit looney tunes maximus. But I wouldn't be asking if I wasn't worried. Thank you sir. Could I get HIV if I inhale an HIV air particle from a close-by HIV+ person and the particle remains in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...maximus." I absolutely agree, but would leave off the "might sound a bit" and substitute "is"!Your fears are totally unwarranted. HIV cannot be transmitted that way.You also have a misunderstanding about HIV infection. HIV can permeate intact... Read more »

Please...I need your help!!! Having a breakdown

I wrote to you before but never saw a response...I am really worried and scarred and I need your... Read more »

sorry, im so worried i dont know what to do.

hi doc, im sorry to be a pain but please, please, please could you answer my question? it is my... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...seroconversion past 14 months since tests negative.All doctors I have seen have said I am conclusively negative and should stop worrying. Please comment on my worries that i could be infectedwith an undetectable new strain. Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...in such destructive behavior and in this situation I let my guard down. Again he was inside of me for a few seconds without a condom so I just want to know if I'm postive or not. I'm really scared and this is my first time telling anyone about... Read more »

Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS? Read more »

Need some feedback

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...condom, I know. But I still cant relax. Every abnormality with my body causes me to freak out; for instance, occasional fatigue, nose bleeds, headaches, any kind of strange mark on my skin, etc. It has been almost 3 months now, but as my... Read more »