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Broken Condom Scared To Death

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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
...Hello,Let me get this straight. 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 Read more »

Scarred to Death of Togo Part 2

Thanks for your response!!!!My first trip I was there for 19 days.I turned down women daily... Read more »

Broken Condom In Bangkok

Hi Doc, I am trying to be a rational as I can, but I see so much conflicting advice on the internet... Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
...napkin i dont know if it 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... 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 »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...napkin then wiped my penis with a napkin and i am not sure if it was a clean napkin or the one she removed the condom with.i am scared to death that i contracted hiv from her she is a sex worker.i was married for 25 yrs and havent had intercourse... Read more »

My fear is back

Posted by anxietyboy
...not have any ARS symptoms.... Still I'm really scared.... For those of you who do ot know me my exposure was Receptive Anal/Broken Condom... Read more »