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Cut In Mouth Afraid I Have HIV

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Ongoing fear

I look forward to seeing my hiv+ friend when I return from months of working away from home and it gives us a chance to spend a few months together. We are ex partners and our sexual relationship finished years before he tested positive, although...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobTHANK YOU...you opended my mind (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT) Oct 23, 2007I wrote to you about 3 to four days ago about my fear of contracting hiv by casual contact with my father. Well, I just want to thank you for making me see how... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Health Activists Fear Impact of HIV/AIDS Funding Cut

...million from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Malawi's proposal for 2011-16 focused on scaling up mother-to-child HIV prevention and male circumcision programs. The country planned to ensure lifelong antiretroviral treatment for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

...of the dental clinic. They feel ashamed because they know their teeth are not in good shape. We work with them to put those fears at bay. The dental clinic takes precautions to ensure the patients immune systems are strong enough to tolerate the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...seconds long, the virus if it was present would not have enough time to die and not pose a risk. I have been living with all sorts of fear and doubts for the past ten months. I am afraid to test in case I am really positive because of this... Read more »

afraid to kiss

Posted by jessi_babe_xoxo, 2 Replies
...i am afraid to do anything with him, even kiss him. i know that kissing is one of the lowest risks to get aids, but i am so scared about getting it. i read that one of the only ways is if you both have cuts in your mouth. i dont think i do, but i... Read more »

Single Exposure Unprotected Oral Sex w/ TS Escort

Posted by ScaredToDeathNow, 1 Reply
...Very afraid Two days ago I had an unprotected oral encounter with a transsexual escort while in on vacation and I now fear I have destroyed my life. I was on both the receiving and giving end of the unprotected oral sex and I now so fear that I... Read more »

college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...freaking out ever since. I asked him if he knew his status, and he said he was negative but that didn't do much to relieve my fears. Right now, the roof of my mouth is very pale ( it had a spot or 2 a couple days ago) and my tongue is sort of... Read more »