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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV Scared To Death

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Scarred to Death of Togo Part 2

Thanks for your response!!!!My first trip I was there for 19 days.I turned down women daily apparently it is custom for the customer to hook you up with a girl.I lasted until the last night..very stupid I know I was almost home free.Of course alchol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...during your recent business trips to Togo, because there is a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in that country. But despite these fears, on your very first trip you hooked up with a hooker because you were hungry and had a "subconcouis" death wish???... Read more »

pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently... Read more »

Likelyhood of getting HIV after protected sex with a hooker--so stressed and scared

Dear Dr.,This forum is amazing. My fears and anxiety are starting to consume me so I figured I'd... Read more »
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...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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...trials. (See The Well Project info sheets on clinical trials ). Myths about HIV are very dangerous. They can cause you to be afraid of something that is not dangerous. And they can make you feel like something is not dangerous when it really... Read more »
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please help im scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with said he got tested at work last week and he is neg. but i dont know if i can believe him. ive convinced myself that i have hiv and i cant eat or sleep. im terrified. i got tested today and it will take a week for results. has anyone had... Read more »

difficoult moment ever.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...3 months before getting testes again. We are both going through hell. He's very depressed and angry and I'm very anxious and scared. I try to support him, but he don't support me at all. He thinks this is only his problem, but it's not. We are a... Read more »

I just tested positive and I'm scared

Posted by new2this, 10 Replies
...just the same. With my luck, I will probally die within the year. I don't look forward to, or welcome death, I'm just very scared and do not have enough information to deal with it. I don't know how long I've been positive but with my luck, I... Read more »

So scared...don't know what to do....

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...turned into a freak buying every herbal concoction made that says it strentghens the immune system. I feel like I just got my death sentance and cannot think otherwise. We decided to stay together no matter what the results are. I love him so... Read more »