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Happy Ending Scared To Death

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Scared to Death of Togo

I traveled to Togo Africa for work recently ( 2 trips). I was aware that they are number 5 in the owrld for hiv. I was scared to death to touch any women. My first trip I gave in at the end, due to lack of food, and basicaly a subconcouis death...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Let me get this straight. You were "scared to death to touch any women" during your recent business trips to Togo, because there is a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in that Read more »

Scared to death says "Thank you"!

Hello Dr. Bob!!!I really truly appreciate your response. I wish we have more people like you in... Read more »
Duke University Press

The Psychological Epidemic

...wrong. Anxiety may be completely unfocused on specific things or events, or it may be narrower but still generalized, as in fear of leaving the house or being in crowds. It may also have a very specific focus, as in the fear of bridges or... Read more »
The Body

Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Other Celebrities "Dying" for AIDS

...people that they are at risk and need to get tested for HIV. However, because this campaign is missing that component, I fear it might inadvertently perpetuate the misconception that HIV/AIDS is solely a problem for the developing world. Fans... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Stigma and Discrimination in Disney World world moved into hers. What if Tinkerbell were HIV+?! Would she stand up, live openly as an HIV+ woman or would she let fear of stigmatization and discrimination silence her? According to the Kaiser Family Foundation's 2006 and 2009 Survey... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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Posted by adamb, 14 Replies
...july 10, 2009 was the day they told me and I have been living in a fog ever since, i'm so scared. I have not had any other tests done as of yet so not sure where I stand - i dont think i can do this. someone help me Thank Read more »

Im Alone & Scared in NYC

Posted by Chad_NY, 11 Replies
...tested positive on Dec 29th, 2008. I was in serious disbelief. I live alone and my family is from the caribbean where there is a fear of HIV/AIDS and they brutally beat gay people or kill them. I have no friends and no one to talk too. I went to... Read more »

Completely, Totally Scared To Death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...making myself ill. I don't know what to do. I can't sleep, I can't keep food down, and I keep crying hysterically. I am scared to death at the thought of being positive, and I don't have anyone I feel like I can talk to because I am so... Read more »


Posted by dcboy20, 11 Replies
is there ever a day that you stop thinking about begin hiv postive it all i can think about and it drive me crazy even when i am at work i think about it any idea to get it off my mind Read more »