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Cold Feet After Rubbing Vagina Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's ...
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Really worried

I had sex with a massage parlour lady on 8th Feb'09. Though I wore a condom, she used baby oil as lubricant. I was so stupid that I was on the bottom and she was on top of me. I also did not care to notice whether the condom was broke or not. I did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...how.Whatever is causing your symptoms, one thing is certain: It's not HIV.My advice is that you level with your wife and that you stop worrying about having been infected with HIV from your rub-a-dub-dub gal.Thank you for your donation to the... Read more »

Is hiv present if a women rubs outside vagina

If a women were to rub the outside of her vagina and then rub her breast but no fluid was visible then I rubbed her breast and and masterbated am I at risk for transmision of HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You're wondering if HIV can travel from the outside of a vagina via the touch of a hand and travel to the breast by touch ("but no visible fluid") and then travel from the breast via a different Read more »

Sleepless in Dublin

Dear Robert,I recently went with an escort from Italy while she was visiting Dublin. She gave me oral sex with a condom and then tried to mount me for sexual intercourse (with the condom still on of course). I got cold feet just and as she inserted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after using the same hand for self-clitoral stimulation, are not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission. If you remain worried, get an HIV test at the three-month mark. Personally, I don't even feel that's necessary, but if it puts your... 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 a very very very good infectious desease doctor in bay area. I will once again donate to your charity for the noble work you are carrying against...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are of course always welcome at the Frascino Medical Group in Los Altos (650-917-1357).Good luck!Dr. BobStill need testing, worried and depressed (FALSE POSTIVE HIV PCR)Aug 3, 2007 Hi Dr Bob, I tested positive with PCR with viral load being 400... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...gynecological conditions are more common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...positive, or in other unexpected ways. To be safe, always avoid direct contact with blood and sexual fluids in any context. Don't worry too much about rare cases. For instance, there is one documented case of transmission from deep or "French"... Read more »
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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 »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week after the night i got sick when i started thinking the throwing up might somehow be connected... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... 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 »