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getting paranoid...afraid of hiv

Posted by robbieb, 1 Reply
I'm getting terrified I have HIV. Here are my exposures in the last year. Am I screwed?

One blowjob given to completion with swallowing

One partial BJ/rimming

Two times guys tried to penetrate my ass no more than 3 attempts and they didn't seem to... Read more »

afraid...plese answer

Posted by Adioatticus, 2 Replies
now, i am a virgin and 14... and my girlfriend is the same... i am afraid of getting stds and aids and stuff...we both have done nothing really...and i only have fingers a girl before... and i was wondering, is there any risk of us getting... Read more »

so afraid

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Though I know no-one can tell me what I really want to hear, I am hoping someone can help to alleviate my severe anxiety somewhat, or perhaps just confirm my worst fears.

I am a married, in-the-closet bi-sexual. I contained my gay feelings for 14... Read more »

Afraid to tell my parents about my HIV

Posted by aug27, 4 Replies
I have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and harder to do and I am getting more distant from them. I love them very much but I think it would absoulty... Read more »

For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »
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afraid of getting HepaB

My brother is a student nurse and in one of his duties in a hospital,his fingers got pricked by a needle from a HEpa B infected patient.Now we're scared he might get infected too.Is this possible?Is there any medicines he can take to stop the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
First of all, whenever there is a work-related event, employees need to let their employee health service know about the exposure. I think your brother should still do this although some time has lapsed. This is for the protection of the health care... Read more »

Afraid of getting tested... I need your help (Donation guaranteed)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I had unprotected oral and frottage nine weeks ago. I am eighteen years old. I am currently studying in the US as an international student and will be going back to Japan for the summer. I am afraid to get tested because what if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Frottage is not considered to be an HIV-transmission risk. Oral sex carries only a very slight risk for HIV acquisition/transmission. HIV-antibody testing prior to the three-month mark is not considered to be conclusive.Should you just wait until... Read more »

afraid even if protected sex with hiv husband

My husband is hiv positive and I am defenitely hiv negative, I finished all the check up, Praise the God.But my question is I am not ready to do sex with my husband, I am very afraid I dont know how I can survive without sex I have four small...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question.This is one of the most dificult aspects of living with HIV. This is a decision that only you can make along with your sexual partner.Some things that may help:1) Is your husband on medication to treat HIV, and if so, is... Read more »

Re: Afraid to get OI's

Hi there Dr Bob! Thanks a lot for your answer regarding OI's. Yes, all you said was extremely useful for my decision. Talked to my Hiv doc and I finally made the decision of keep working at the emergency room. It's something I really like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Lisbon-Doc,You're very welcome. You've made the same decision I would have made if I were in your position.Yes, I'm going to Mexico City for the World AIDS Conference. In fact, my flight leaves at 6:15 AM. So it's time for me... Read more »
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Getting Real About Barebacking

For about three years now there's been a lot of shrill posturing and finger-wagging about barebacking, the trendy, '90s designation for unprotected anal intercourse between gay men. Glossy, superficial gay magazines, wretchedly produced TV news... Read more »
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Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

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Money: The Biggest Challenge to Sticking With Meds

Brooke Davidoff I cut my finger on a can and freaked out. I would not touch my son. We were home alone in the kitchen making lunch; he was crying and I was bleeding. Staring at my finger, as the blood slowly trickled down, it felt so weird to... Read more »