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Hiv Fears

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

dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to homophobic country u are the only help!! i m a gay who recently came in contact with a another gay don't know his sexual history..we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
only truly nuts friend.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello Mentally Dying Panty-Stealing Guy,Now exactly which part of "your HIV fears are completely irrational and unwarranted" are you having difficulty understanding?To respond to your... Read more »

media and HIV (STIGMATIZATION) (CAUSE OF HIV FEARS)

I was wondering about your thoughts regarding the media's portrayal of HIV/aids? It seems that... Read more »

Question about HIV Fear

Dear Michael Sernoff,Is the fear of contracting HIV unique to HIV? I had a low risk exposure about... Read more »
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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

Chicago: Syphilis Outbreak Raises HIV Fears

In an attempt to cope with a syphilis outbreak among gay and bisexual men, Chicago Department of Public Health workers utilize a mobile unit to persuade men to get tested for syphilis and HIV. "Sometimes we've had 10 people in the van trying to get... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Indigenous Guatemalans Turn to Sex Work, Stoking HIV Fears

Health workers are seeing an 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: HIV-Fear Claim Fails as Shelter Is Cleared

After an all-day hearing on Friday, the 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... Read more »
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Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It goes without saying that it is easier said than done to be ever vigilent in letting the fears of tommorow 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... Read more »

Persistent HIV fear

Posted by Phorus, 2 Replies
Hello,

I have been exposed to HIV (so I thought) two years ago, when I had protected sex with a prostitute. I received a fellatio without condom, which does not constitue a risk for HIV. Nonetheless, I thought that, even if the risk was low or... Read more »

HIV fear

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hi. I am rusty. Since 2004 to 2006, I was going into massage parlors and having protected sex with different Asian woman almost everyday during the summer. I remember having rashes on my lower back of my leg and a cough that went on and on. I... Read more »

HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
I have done protected sex(Both vaginal and oral) with a CSW in india almost 22 weeks back.on the safer hand I have tested four times by Tridot ELISA ( used in india).At present i dont have any complications.But iam living in fear, beacuse the... Read more »