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Cut On Hand Scared I Have HIV

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Irration fear of HIV transmission. A bandaid covered cut and a door knob at STD clinic.

Dear Dr Frascino,I will begin by stating that I am perfectly aware that I am hypochondriac and that I am already seeking specialist help with regard to that (this condition worsened in the last months to the point that it was damaging my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello E from Italy,I agree with the doctor and your therapist: your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and HIV testing is not warranted. I also agree with you: you are indeed a hypochondriac.Ciao,Dr. Read more »

Help I am so scared - third time

I ate spicy meatballs then masturbated on my hand and now I am scared. Can you answer these... Read more »

statment Re :Help I am so scared - third time

this quack needs to mind his on business, Dr Bob you do a great service. please keep doing it. 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...2 to 4 months. What If Your Baby Is Positive? "I would like to know how to care for an HIV positive baby. Even though it scares me sometimes, it would prepare me to adjust my routine so it was all basic and normal." Very few children are now... Read more »
Housing Works

Budget Details Come In: Cuts for New Yorkers With AIDS

...help -- say easy access to medical care and psychosocial services -- but who want to live as independently as possible. The fear among advocates is that the cut will remove the "support" from supportive housing, relegating housing providers to... Read more »
Connect With Others

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin missing from the side of my finger and after we... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared now. at the time of kiss i dont remember tasing blood. today i rechecked myself by biting my lips with almost... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...uncomfortable at work.. we both chew our fingers.. i'm trying to stop that.. and when I leave work for the day we often shake hands.. i am worried about blood getting into one of the small cuts on the side of my fingers.. I noticed he sometimes... Read more »

mut mat and my insanity

Posted by ifeelcrazy, 2 Replies
...fingers (and there was def semen on my hand). How at risk am I? I am scheduled for a HIV test in the next week or so, but am scared to DEATH to go take it. I'm mostly scared for my partner...Please help me if you knwo anything about this subject.... Read more »