Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Ear Infection After Broken Condom Worried I Have HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Body

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 ...
Ask the Experts

I am worried of Possible HIV infection

Dear Doc,This is second time I am writing to you. I am really worried for last three weeks. I am father two 1 year kids. I have a encounter with a CSW in dubai, which protected one I have not penerated her fully I just start rubbing her vaginia for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mark. The result will undoubtedly be negative, but this may be the most effective and efficient way to put your unwarranted HIV worries permanently to rest.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

RESPONSE TO THE POST: Worried about HIV infection query from India

Dr Bob...Worried indian female again.....how r u ? hope your doing well....just read this post from india, please post my mail since i wanted to suggest that if this person is based out of Mumnai city then he should go for a definative conclusive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...basis, you are like God send Angel for the people exposed to the risk of HIV infection. Controversy of Window period is cause of worry for me & production of antibodies & my little knowledge about ARS & HIV infection from internet fuel up the... Read more »

Scared and worried about HIV infection

I had unprotected anal sex with a HIV positive person. I was the insertive partner.I was tested at 12 weeks and re-tested at 16 weeks on a HIV antibody/antigen test. both tests were negative. I am highly worried that i have HIV and have not produced...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...STDs, including HIV. Hopefully you've learned a valuable lesson from this entire experience: unprotected sex isn't worth the worry and the risk!Regarding HIV-screening tests, the vast majority of those infected with HIV will have detectable... Read more »

Condom broke exposing my turkey now i'm worried sick (HIV STATISTICS)

Hello Doc. Hopefully you can help me with my fears. Eight days ago I had protected anal sex with another gay male of unknown HIV status. I was the top. After completion, which lasted less than five minutes, I pulled out and noticed the condom i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk statistics and cannot be applied as an actual statistical risk for your particular situation. (See below.)Should you be worried? No, not excessively. But you should get a rapid HIV test at the three-month mark, OK?Good luck.Dr. BobHIV... Read more »
Articles
The Body

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 »
The Body

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...seroconversion past 14 months since tests negative.All doctors I have seen have said I am conclusively negative and should stop worrying. Please comment on my worries that i could be infectedwith an undetectable new strain. Read more »

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 »

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 »