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Cut On Hand Scared To Get Tested

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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. Bob 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...about how to get pregnant safely and how to prevent your baby from becoming HIV positive may help you overcome some of your fears and make you feel more confident in your decision about whether or not to have a child. "I must have asked a... 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 Well Project

HIV Transmission

...health care provider and obstetrician if you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

Fear of getting tested...

Posted by TheFix, 7 Replies
...be able to confront the test and its result. I'm mad at the fact the guy didn't tell me...I feel betrayed....I have a major fear of dying now... I haven't had any symptoms up to now...but I know symptoms ( or the absence of symptoms) don't... Read more »

years of the secret scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with was positive but was then told they were not when I asked them.I was about 15 then and I've never gotten tested because of fear if that makes sense.I read about symptoms and around the tim of the supposed sexual encounter with this infected... Read more »