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Hiv Fear

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HIV fear and serious psychosomatic illness

Dear Dr Bob,I would appreciate if you posted this for the benefit of all the seriously worried among us. I was unlucky to fall ill exactly three weeks after a risky incident with a girl in Eastern Africa. From then on I experienced a variety of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Chris,Thanks for your thanks and for taking the time to write in and share your story. I frequently discuss the possibility of psychosomatic illness, but most worried wells reject the concept without serious consideration. Hopefully your... Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)

...in any of the forums....PLz HeLP....I M DIEING OF HIV FEAR...PLZ HELP...!!thank you doctor Read more »

HIV fear

I know this is probably totally dumb, but I dropped my phone in a porta-potty recently and reached... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Spike in Hepatitis C Cases Raises HIV Fears

... The relatively high number of hepatitis C cases in central Vancouver Island could be a sign that an increase in HIV is on the way, said Dr. Lorna Medd, medical health officer with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA). Central Vancouver Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Indigenous Guatemalans Turn to Sex Work, Stoking HIV Fears

...increasing number of Maya women travel to Guatemala City to work as prostitutes, and many could return to their home communities with HIV/AIDS. "They've come here more and more because they can earn four, five, even 10 times what they could... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: HIV-Fear Claim Fails as Shelter Is Cleared

...Arkansas Fair Housing Commission voted 4-3 to reject a discrimination complaint filed against a local homeless shelter by an HIV-positive man and his wife. The couple alleged that Our House evicted the man after one day because he has the virus. ... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...mid-January. When asked about NYC DOHMH's decision, Monica Sweeney, M.D., the assistant commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it... Read more »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with the penis and cause HIV. 2) second thing is it possible, that vaginal fluid pass through the upper part of condom ( as i have mentioned... Read more »

Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ruin today but it is the only thing that makes sense intellectually that isnt some hollow platitude falling on deaf ears. HIV/AID is like any other disease friends. It steals our comfort from the safe assumption of many tommorows. The last... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever, and was sick for 2 weeks, Dr also thought I had pneumonia (sp). Everything seemed okay, I never even concerned myself with HIV. (So ignorant of me). I have unprotected sex with a different girl of unknown status January 3, then 5 days... Read more »

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