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Genital Rubbing Afraid I Have HIV

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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 living with me for 2 months has HIV. I need to know what kind of precautions should I take with my kids and the family being around him?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chapped lips form the cold along with a little cold sore from the cold too.I am so in distress I have been avoiding my family for fear of passing along this virus. My husband is now thinking other things about me because I will not get intimate... Read more »

Re: HIV transmission Risk, WILL DONATE (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

Hi Doc,I just thought of another question after typing my original ones (below). #4. Would the fact... Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (NOW INCLUDES WIFE AND PREGNENCY)

Hi doc this is follow up question{OLD QUESTION}: gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... Read more »
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genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...experiencing some pain during urination. There has been no fever, night sweats, or swollen lymph nodes (I am afraid to say this for fear of speaking too soon). I am aware of the power of the mind, and the tricks it can play on you, but this... Read more »

Need some advice guidance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...under the nail tip and infected me. Perhaps it is just guilt because I am engaged to be married. she was not lactating. But I'm afraid. I called myself being very safe. I had forgotten about my little injury. Do you know of anyone who has ever... Read more »

Scared and In Need of Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptoms; the mind can play terrible tricks on you, and the devil (yes I believe in him) would have no problem preying on your fear of "symptoms" that may be based on nothing more than psychological factors. Turn to God and seek Him out with all... Read more »

scared ..please help could i be infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him stop...i posted a similar question earlier but noone responded so thought i would try again...please ease my worries im so scared Read more »