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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...cognitive abilities such as memory, judgment, reasoning, and verbal learning. And these changes do not reverse themselves quickly. Current research indicates that it takes many months away from the drug before your brain begins to heal. Other long term effects are often frequent bouts of drug craving, frequent agitating dreams of using crystal or frequent frustrating dreams of being unable to use. These also fade over time, but this takes...
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Still Anxiety Ridden - I think its time to get my Head examined !!

Thank You Dr. Bob, I am now going to see a psychiatrist over all this anxiety. I think that my question is so out of whack, that I am the real whack job here.I know I am probably out of the PEP window, but I will leave my question untouched to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...agree with your decision to seek psychiatric help for your anxiety. Your fears are completely unwarranted and may stem from HIV paranoia (irrational fear of becoming infected with HIV). Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Pregnancy Paranoia-PLEASE HELP MOM-TO-BE

Hi Dr. Robert,Thank you for taking the time and reading my question. You are an idol to so many.I hpe you can help put my mind at ease.I am pregnant now and have lots of anxiety about hiv, i believe that always someone in public is trying to infect...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychopath in your SUV trying to stab you with HIV-tainted blood is completely nonexistent. See below. I agree such anxiety is not healthy for you or your baby. I would suggest you talk to your obstetrician and/or internist and get a referral for... Read more »

?paranoia

Hi Dr. Frascino,Today is Thanksgiving day in Canada..so I am feeling very THANKFUL to have found your site! Also, Happy Thanksgiving!I live in Vancouver, and as you know, this place...is beautiful, but it's also full of drug addicts.Everytime I go...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the ass from a presumably gay stinging insect or spider? Unless you're assuming PEP stands for Psychological Evaluation of a Paranoiac, because if that is indeed the case, then yes, by all means proceed with my blessings.Dr. Bobneedlestick injury... Read more »

Follow up question.Donation sent and more to come + a small gift for you

Hi Dr Bob,As promised, I have donated Rs 500 cant remember the confirmation no. as I thought it would be emailed. It was made by Master card ending with XXXX. This is a small donation and I would definitely be donating this month itself as your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...irrational worries about HIV. I would strongly advise you seek psychological counseling to help you confront and conquer your paranoia, irrational fear of HIV and anxiety-and-guilt problems. Regarding gifts to the Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...While having some cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood is importantfor the body to function properly, having too much is unhealthy. Having highlevels of lipids is called hyperlipidemia. Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...intestine, rectum, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food is broken down, digested, and the nutrients absorbed into the system. It is also one of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: Limited access to... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt think too much of it at... Read more »

HIV Paranoia

Posted by dsm1981, 2 Replies
...earth, and wasn't responding to my text messages, and I didn't see his account on manhunt any more. I texted him to confirm his HIV Status and he's not responded. Automaically I became nervous. I always do research on HIV after I get nervous,... Read more »

HIV Paranoia

Posted by dsm1981
...earth, and wasn't responding to my text messages, and I didn't see his account on manhunt any more. I texted him to confirm his HIV Status and he's not responded. Automaically I became nervous. I always do research on HIV after I get nervous,... Read more »

desperately need help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...bleeding, nor did I feel any pain when I was cut or during the fingering itself. The wound for the 2 paper cuts has completely healed by now. But I am experiencing a lot of anxiety over this episode, practically breaking down! Could anyone pls... Read more »