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Hiv Phobia

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one more person with extreme hiv phobia

Dear Dr. Bob:For about ten years, I carried extreme fear of hiv-aids in spite of several negative tests and low risk behavior. 6 years ago before becoming pregnant, I tested again--as usual, negative. My husband tested negative too. After 6 years,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello One More Person with Extreme HIV Phobia,"From what I've told you, there's no way I am infected, right?"RIGHT!Dr. Bob... Read more »

hiv anxiey,phobia,hypocondria etc.

Dr. Bob, I want to share my story of being affected by HIV for 12 years even though I am HIV... Read more »

Large nodes, lies, and AIDS Phobia. (HIV OMENS, 2011)

Hi Dr. Bob, I'm the guy with the unbroken condom and the harmonica hummer ("Risk from... Read more »
Articles
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Please Don't Ask Me to Say I Love You: An HIV Take on Commitment Phobia

Dave R. This article originally appeared onPositiveLite.com, 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 »
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HIV News & Views: Therapeutic Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise; Probing an Anal Phobia; and More

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

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN Examines How Mining Industry in Mozambique Increasing Fears of HIV

IRIN ¬†examines how "[e]very mining boom brings the fear of a rising HIV infection rate, particularly in a country like Mozambique, where the estimated prevalence is already 11.3 percent." The news service looks at how the promise of a large coal... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Ive only had one partner in my life.I once had bad acne on my chest and back, and... Read more »

HIV Anxiety...AGAIN

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 30 year old female who has suffered from the fear of HIV since I was date raped at age 20. Since then, I've had two long-time relationships (both safe) and a few short-term partners, also safe. Every now and then, I'll meet someone/start... Read more »