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Frightened Of Hiv Test Results

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New and disconcerting info has me frightened - please help

Dr.Bob:You have helped me in the past with my situation, but recent labwork has me very frightened. I'm only starting a new topic because the warning said it was over 60 days since my last post.You may recall my possible exposure situation:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your situation is not unique or the least bit concerning. You are just one of many who refuse to believe incontrovertible and overwhelming evidence they are HIV negative. Consequently you attribute any and all symptoms or laboratory... Read more »

OMG! Im soooo frightened =(

Hi Dr. Bob! I am sorry to bother you, but Im losing my mind right now =( Back on 9/10 I was... Read more »

Dr. Bob - I am extremely frightened

First, let me explain that I have generalized anxiety disorder for which I am undergoing therapy.... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

My longtime lover and I were driving through Harlem when we passed a billboard that made me want to slam on the brakes and pull the car over. On it were two women -- one Black and one Latina -- their pretty, youthful faces in lights. But under their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People With Access to Rapid HIV Tests More Likely to Get Tested, Collect Results, Study Says

People with access to rapid HIV tests are more likely to get tested and collect their results than people with access to traditional testing, according to a study presented this week by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the XVI... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cleveland Agencies, Groups Frustrated by Delays in Receiving HIV Test Results, People Not Returning for Results

The federal government is urging state and local health departments nationwide to step up HIV testing efforts to identify HIV-positive people who are unaware of their status, but agencies and AIDS service organizations in the Cleveland area say they... Read more »
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frightened

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i contacted an std about 8 years ago and received treatment. i have recently been experiencing fevers and i'm afraid i might have hiv/aids.
i'm afraid to get tested. what are the chances that i might be infected? Read more »

please help me-I am frightened

Posted by allie, 2 Replies
my husband and I were undergoing the work up to have In vitro fertilization and had to undergo an HIV test.
We both had no fear because neither of us had any risk factors. He has been faithful to me, and I completlely trust him. We were totally... Read more »

Very Frightened

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
right now i am terrified

about 4 days ago i had a protected vaginal and unprotected oral sex with a man and the most horrible thing happened to me--the condom broke.

he had not ejaculated yet and there was no pre cum. when he removed his penis... Read more »

PARTNER IS NOW ILL - SO FRIGHTENED

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
My girlfriend, who I cheated on to get into this horrible mess in the first place, is now ill. Swollen glands, sore throat, tired, been sick. BUT SHE HAS A RASH TOO. Yeah, she has allergies. No, the rash hasn't concerned her as she thinks it's... Read more »