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Chills After Rubbing Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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Very worried! Is this risky?

Dr. Bob, I would appreciate if you respond. I made a donation. I had an encounter with a sex worker in Egypt. I did not penetrate her at all. I kissed her briefly on the lips and I think her tounge touched my lip - my lip had an abrasion. I rubbed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. If my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative. Your lip... Read more »

Extremely worried

Dear Dr,I'm a medical student who has been worrying alot for the past few weeks. I had an exposure... Read more »

Still need testing, worried and depressed (FALSE POSTIVE HIV PCR)

Thanks you very much Dr.Bob for answering my question. Do you have any recommendation for me to see... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

scared for my life

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my ass crack. I had been wearing tight jeans and a g-string, i think the g-string rub my asshole raw. Do i have anything to worry about? I am freaking out bad over this, please help! Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time. I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe anxiety and stress has led me to all of the... Read more »