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Getting Fingered Afraid I Have AIDS

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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 »

I have OCD and my HIV fear is getting bad

So I go through about 2-3 panic attacks every day about possible HIV exposure. The most recent one... Read more »

AIDS but HIV Negative? (UNREALISTIC FEARS)

Dr. Bob,Thank you very much for your earlier response! You have such a warm touch - bless your... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

...of the dental clinic. They feel ashamed because they know their teeth are not in good shape. We work with them to put those fears at bay. The dental clinic takes precautions to ensure the patients immune systems are strong enough to tolerate the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Trials Win Mixed Reception as Nigeria Fears Epidemic

...health ministry figures. But in a country of more than 120 million, that represents 3.47 million sick people, and health experts fear that once the epidemic becomes generalized beyond high risk groups the crisis could explode to become Africa's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Papua New Guinea: Fears Gas Project Will Fuel AIDS Epidemic

... AIDS advocates in Papua New Guinea fear a planned multibillion-dollar gas project could spark new HIV infections over the next decade. The Exxon-Mobil venture, which Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigerian States Halt Polio Campaign Over AIDS Fears

...mainly Muslim states in northern Nigeria have suspended a World Health Organization-led polio immunization program because they feared it spread AIDS and caused infertility, Nigerian officials said Monday. Chinwere Chukwuani, a director at... Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...The New York Times, June 15, 2001, Page B1 The Big City: In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS By JOHN TIERNEY IN July of 1988, at the height of the AIDS epidemic, the estimated number of cases Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the high counts reveal a Viral infection so now I fear I am late converting and the count is high as my body fights back. I am scared to death to test again. I feel I have it now forsure and have panic attacks. I don't know what I am looking for... Read more »

MY THEORY on why hiv brings so much fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why are people SO scared of HIV? Soooooo scared that they get sick for weeks, months, even years suffering stress&anxiety symptoms??? HIV fear does Read more »