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Hiv Paranoia Touching Homeless

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Is this a real risk or extreme paranoia? Worried about homeless man...Get PEP?

Hi doc,I live in NYC and I was coming home from school. There was a homeless looking man in the subway station with dirty clothes and looked crazy. He was moving his mouth. I am worried that he might have spit on me. I didn't feel anything. There...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you get PEP? No, you should go see a psychiatrist about your irrational fears and paranoid delusions.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... Read more »

?paranoia

Hi Dr. Frascino,Today is Thanksgiving day in Canada..so I am feeling very THANKFUL to have found... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Internet Use, Social Networking, and HIV/AIDS Risk for Homeless Adolescents

...Internet use, including social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, among a sample of homeless youths at high risk of contracting HIV. A survey of Internet use among 201 homeless adolescents was conducted in 2009, with multivariate logistic... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Leads Explore Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Housing Insecurity or Homelessness

...from the six Federal agencies designated by the President as lead agencies with responsibility for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) reconvened as part of our ongoing efforts to work toward the Strategy's goals and achieve a... Read more »
New York City AIDS Housing Network

Senate Passes Landmark Bill to Prevent Homelessness Among People With HIV/AIDS

...(S.2664/A.2565) today that would create an affordable housing protection for nearly 11,000 low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and their families at risk of becoming homeless. The bill first passed the Senate last July after an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Clinton Says Reform Vital to Homeless With HIV

... The crisis in health care is responsible for much of the homelessness among persons with HIV, former President Bill Clinton told advocates at a speech Wednesday in Chicago. The event raised an estimated $400,000 for its Read more »
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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 »

HIV/STD or paranoia?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
Hey guys. Good to be here. OK.. about 8 months ago (May) I had my first "sexual" encounter. A girl I know gave me usafe oral, my first bj. I didnt cum or anything and I don't remember any blood or pus etc getting on my penis. Well after the the... Read more »

Homeless

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I have been hiv positive for 10 years now. I have been lucky health wise. I am now however starting to get sick. I have no one to fall back on Read more »