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Hiv Panic

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HIV PANIC

I recently found out that a past sexual partner of mine recently tested HIV+. During these sexual encounters, I was on the receiving end which is the more dangerous side as far as contracting HIV is concerned. We haven't had sex in 2.5-3 years and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggest you are immunocompromised. If you had unprotected sex, you have placed yourself at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, whether or not you subsequently learned your mattress-mate is virally enhanced, you should get... Read more »

I am bipolar, with panic disorder; Should I get tested for HIV?

I tend to over-analyze and worry a lot and am probably stressing myself out for no reason, but I'd... Read more »

anxiety or panic disorder and hiv / aids

I have deleloped a fear of taking meds due to panic attacks and overal anxiety, been doing better... Read more »
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Housing Works

Delayed State Funding Sends Many New York AIDS Nonprofits Into Panic

...York State have paralyzed hundreds of organizations that provide essential services to the neediest New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Meanwhile, none of the three state bodies charged with processing the payments -- the Department of Health,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rage, Panic in AIDS Fight

... President Barack Obama is reneging on his commitment to make big increases in global AIDS spending, say activists, causing some to pine for his predecessor, George W. Bush. The Global Health Initiative, the Obama Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...of the most important things you can do for yourself is connect with others and seek out the support you need. You can beat panic attacks . They happen to plenty of people. Don't be afraid to talk to a counselor, a psychologist or a... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

I Am HIV Positive and I Don't Blame Anybody -- Including Myself

...her HIV status to sex partners. These stories rarely fail to steal the news spotlight, and often throw local communities into HIV panics. There must be a reason they are so resonant, right? They are evidence that HIV transmission from knowingly... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV + Panic Disorder = Terror

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...My situation keeps going from bad to worse, here's my story: I suffer from panic disorder and anxiety issues with a history of hypochondriasis, HIVphobia and OCD. Not currently on meds. For the first time Read more »

Falling back into that HIV panic

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with a prostitute (I was drunk, I might add, and stupid and angry at my girlfriend) and there was a high probabilty she was HIV+ though I will never know for sure. After talking to a doctor, I was offered AZT and Epivir 48 hours after exposure to... Read more »

very high risk, boyfriend hiv+, am in a panic

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...something going on. in june i found out thru a common friend he had had hepatitis b. I asked him several times if he might be hiv+ he answerd no. in june i had a hep test and an hiv test and they were negative. we went out toghether steady for... Read more »

PANICK ATTACKS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...DOES HIV CAUSE PANIC ATTACKS ? HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ANYONE ON T.V EXPLAINING PANICK ATTACKS ? WAS SHE A RED HEAD IF SO ? Read more »