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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 »
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From Me to You: Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...a healthy uninfected person's. I said, "What are you going on meds for?" He said his doctor wanted him to, and he agreed out of fear and ignorance. I said, "You need to find someone who specializes in HIV." He asked me to go tell that to his... Read more »
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Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...a healthy uninfected person's. I said, "What are you going on meds for?" He said his doctor wanted him to, and he agreed out of fear and ignorance. I said, "You need to find someone who specializes in HIV." He asked me to go tell that to his... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...poor self-image and low self-esteem. Somepeople may want to stop taking their HIV drugs. Others may put off treatmentdue to fear of experiencing lipodystrophy symptoms. You should talk to yourhealth care provider if you are feeling this way. ... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...connect with others and seek out the support you need. You can beat panic attacks . They happen to plenty of people. Don't be afraid to talk to a counselor, a psychologist or a psychiatrist for help. Depression is common -- and it's treatable... Read more »
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scared lost but optimistic

Posted by dean661, 10 Replies
...start drug therapy do I listen do I pause and do further research do I stop the recent klonapin prescription so I'm alert??? I'm afraid. One test was done to determine if I was infected by someone who didn't follow their drug therapy properly and... Read more »

Newly Positive

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...positive on Friday, so it was a pretty tough weekend needless to say, didn't leave my room as a matter of fact. This whole thing scares me beyond belief, and the whole week of my testing my stomach now feels like it's in knots because of all the... Read more »

I am pretty sure and am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...then yesterday my lymph node appeared to be swollen. It is about a pea-size, swollen at my neck (just one node). So I am very scared...and scared to get tested. Anyone with similar experience, any advice? Thank so much. Read more »

I'm scared to be near my best friend hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am hoping some real life stories will help me with my fears. My longtime friend told me he is hiv + and now I'm afraid to be near him. I have read that casual contact is not a risk so Read more »