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Groin Pain Worried It Could Be Ars

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Dear Doc Bob,First of all, I would like to commend you for a very noble effort by providing advise and helping those who need quick, professional answer with regards to their health concerns/issues. May I ask if cheque donations are accepted in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worry Wart,A broken-condom incident does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable Read more »

Still Worried

Hello,Let me first write that I am a huge admirer of what it is you folks do for people and I hope... Read more »

Please help still worried

Hi Doctor,I participated in mutual masturbation with 4 guys during july and august of 2005 with a... Read more »
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...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
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So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive. I used a condom both times, and there was no breakage,... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...time. Needless to say, this kicked my HIV anxiety into high gear. About 2 weeks after my exposure, I started to feel a slight burning sensation in my groin lymph nodes. My wife likes to drape her legs over me while we sleep, but this burning... Read more »

I have been so stupid....so worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...it. I was then told to go home and wait for the results for everything else. About a week after this, I started having some pelvic pain during intercourse with a new regular partner (who I'm still with). It was then that I learnt that I had... Read more »

Very Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...suggestions and comments. In April I had a high risk sexual encounter with a woman. The very next day, I began having a dull pain in my groin area. I also started having a very nauseous feeling. A few days later, I began to have sharp pains... Read more »