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Fear Of Having Hiv

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Fear about HIV & AIDS

Dear Mr. Robert,Good day to you!!!Allow me to be the first to congratulate you on your services.I had unprotected sex in the year of 2004 with prostitute, after one year I had tested for HIV and Hepatitis status, both tests are came back to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your last potential HIV exposure, you are HIV negative! There are many potential causes for feeling fatigued, including anxiety/fear of HIV! Thanks for your interest in making a tax-deductible donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

Terrible fear of HIV which is ruining my life...What should I do doctor?

Please doctor I need your advice desperately,I have this pathological fear of HIV. I have never had... Read more »

Fear of HIV has taken over my life - pls help

Hi Dr.Bob As the title suggest I have become a nervous wreck and am on the verge of quitting my... Read more »
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Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

... Advances in antiretroviral treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have made it possible for more HIV-positive parents to have children. But few studies have examined transmission Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

An Opportunity to Overcome My Fear of HIV

...Positive Aware Network (TPAN) meeting. My reason for attending TPAN was quite simple, but difficult to admit. I have always had a fear of making contact with HIV-infected people. I found this out after learning that my friend's partner had the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tuvalu: Fears of HIV Epidemic

... The regional chief of UNICEF warned recently that the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu soon could be facing an HIV epidemic. "Tuvalu is on the verge of a general epidemic among its population," Dr. Will Parks told Radio New Zealand. "The... Read more »
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Fear of HIV Infection is a major disease

Posted by GaryNPA, 3 Replies
...and I wasnt turned on. But, I was in the same room with her, she must be positive, and I must be the only person alive to get hiv from breathing the same air as this person." Guilt and fear make people lose their objectivity. Statistics be... Read more »

HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with the penis and cause HIV. 2) second thing is it possible, that vaginal fluid pass through the upper part of condom ( as i have mentioned... Read more »

Fear of having HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's my story. About 2 years ago, I had unprotected sex with a man I had been dating for 2 months. We dated for about 4 months and had talked about marriage. He was in the army and lived in Hawaii, also has a 5 year old daughter and an ex wife. I... Read more »

he has fear about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him about my status not on first meeting, i done it later. We spent 2 monthes together having safe sex but not speaking about HIV. Here, in my city he went to a doctor but he was not an expert and i think he explained about HIV to my love in a... Read more »