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Broken Condom Scared I Have HIV

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Scared to Death of Togo

I traveled to Togo Africa for work recently ( 2 trips). I was aware that they are number 5 in the owrld for hiv. I was scared to death to touch any women. My first trip I gave in at the end, due to lack of food, and basicaly a subconcouis death...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...You were "scared to death to touch any women" during your recent business trips to Togo, because there is a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in that country. But despite these fears, on your very first trip you hooked up with a hooker because you were... Read more »

Broken Condom

Dr. Bob,Last night I was getting a massage from a provider when things got a little bit heated and... Read more »

Somehow I need to clear my mind as I'm scared.

Dear DoctorsI've been an avid reader of your site for quite a time now. I love in Mexico City and... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... 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 Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
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Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
...series of operation, but surely no more than few minutes. In your opinion this way can be a realistic one to be infected with HIV? Does the few time passed in this series of operation enough to configure the contact direct instead than indirect? ... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
...was the same napkin she took the condom off with.i dont think the condom was broken anywhere but now im scared ive contracted hiv i am hoping what im feeling is just guilt and remorse this was my first experience outside of a marriage of 25 yrs... Read more »

Scared

Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
...uncomfortable so I asked him to stop. When he pulled out I heard a snap. The condom was not broke but I heard that he might be HIV positive. Should I be worried ? Read more »

Tiny pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I developed tiny pimples under eyes after an broken condom episode. They have been there for a long time, should I be concerned about hiv. I know I need to be tested, but I'm scared to Read more »