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Very worried, I can hardly function please help I'm distraught

About three weeks I had a lapse in judgement as I am a straight male. I met up with a guy and he gave me unprotected oral, the event lasted ab 20 mins and I ejaculated in his mouth. I am worried now because I have a cough that I had prior to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and is not HIV infected. (Your specific symptoms are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome -- ARS.) If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The statistical odds are all in your favor that you did... Read more »

worry worry worry.

had sex with a hiv positive woman,nov 4 2007,tested negative with ELISA,twenty days after,a doctor... Read more »

worry....worry..worry

HELLO doctori am 26 yrs old. i had a unprotected anal sex with a prostitute 65 DAYS BEFORE. i... 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

...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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... Read more »
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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 »

Worried beyond worry

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had mutual oral, him on me for a minute or two and me on him for a minute or two and the we had mutual JO together. Now I am worried to the point of panic that I have put myself, and my girlfriend at risk of hiv and other STDs. I read from... Read more »

same old...tests and worries

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey All, I would love to cancel my subscription to the Worried Well Club but can't seem to convince myself. I made a stupid mistake 2yrs ago an had unprotected vaginal sex with a stripper. Read more »

Worried Wells Stop the Worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worried and have tested neg, go and talk to your doctor about what it could be OTHER than hiv. I now have moved past all the worry, have treated my depression, and am in a loving relationship. Plus am donating my time volunteering with people who... Read more »