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HIV Phobia

Dear Dr,I appreciate if you have the time to answer my questions.I am a 23 year old gay male who has had somewhat of an 'obession' with HIV. Ever since coming out, after any sexual encounter i would stress myself completely about my risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressed in a Foreign Land,1. Yes, your fears are completely irrational and totally unwarranted.2. Psychotherapy (counseling) is best. If that's not available, anti-anxiety medications may help. I also would recommend reading only... Read more »

hiv phobia and cant go testing .Do I need testing?

hello doctor ,first of all sorry for my english I hope that you will undertand my story. my... Read more »


Hello Sir/Madam;I am going through some crazy depressing and anxious period because of my HIV/AIDS... Read more »

HIV News & Views: Therapeutic Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise; Probing an Anal Phobia; and More

HIV News & Views, Jan. 17, 2013 - January 17, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV... Read more »

Please Don't Ask Me to Say I Love You: An HIV Take on Commitment Phobia

Dave R. This article originally appeared, Canada's Online HIV Magazine . If you're living with HIV, you've already been through stuff; that's a given. You may have seen friends or lovers dying, or being seriously ill and... Read more »

Probing My Anal Phobia

My fear of all things anal began when I was an early teen. My older brother David took great delight in bursting into our bathroom to startle me, especially if I was on the john. And, since I was a pubescent redhead, his sudden visits included a... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
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HIV phobia/risks

Posted by bangkok47, 2 Replies
Over the last two years I have evidently developed an hiv phobia, that and being somewhat ocd, especially regarding health.
I have educated myself regarding hiv, and could do a decent risk assessment for somebody else.

However, this doesn't seem to... Read more »

HIV phobia??

Posted by whocanfigure, 4 Replies
I think I just met my first HIV phobic physician. A few weeks ago I was referrend to an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist because I have had hearing loss and very loud ringing in my right ear for a year. The resident physician was very attentive and... Read more »

HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF SYMPTOMS !

Posted by KitG, 1 Reply
Great to find this site. I want to know: Is there anyone on this forum who is going through the same thing as me, with a six months negative antibody test and a whole load of symptoms? Heres the story:

Following a one-off unsafe sex encounter in... Read more »

HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF SYMPTOMS !

Posted by KitG, 3 Replies
Apologies for the sensationalist title but I though it would grab the attention of people who might find this useful eg. Chris, uhohblita. It's also the title of my first ever post here:


HIV neg at 6 months. LOADS OF... Read more »