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Hiv Scare

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could a hiv scare cause PTSD?

...My son recently had an HIv scare with a girl he was dating for 3 weeks! She told him she had HIV since birth, both parents died, etc. He freaked out and was
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Let me get this straight. Your son breaks up with his sweetheart of three weeks, because she advised him she was HIV positive since birth. OK. He freaks out and is devastated. Check. Then he starts having "odd thoughts of men, and their... Read more »

HIV...Scared (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

Dr. Bob,My wife is preganant with our first child. She has had multiple preganancies before, even... Read more »

please help doctor hiv scare(d) in Romania

...ostracized people. Sadly, for the past four months my HIV scare has paralyzed me with fear: I've... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Patients to Be Tested After Hospital HIV Scare

...steam sterilization process, so patients treated during the specified time period should be tested for hepatitis A, B and C, and HIV. Health workers have contacted 31 of the 33 people on whom the instruments were used prior to the problem; these... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peru's Blood Banks Under Scrutiny Following HIV Scare

...of 30 blood banks. The announcement followed a firestorm of criticism after reports that four patients had been infected with HIV after receiving blood transfusions. The infections occurred within less than six months. In addition, 30 patients at... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
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HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
...HIV scare puts Mo. school in uncertain territory NORMANDY, Mo., Thu Oct 23, 08:11 PM People who read this also read Thursday's Read more »

Hiv scared

Posted by quattro, 3 Replies
...stopped imediatly and after that i had strange burning in my penis i went to er after 6 days they perfomed all std test and hiv,well my test came diagnosed with herpes and uti i was given some antibiotics and my uti has cleared after this i went... Read more »

sign of hiv? very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...as frequent urination of loss of vision. I am terrified of getting tested..so my question is can these already be signs of hiv, and has anyone who has hiv experienced a consistent sore throat after being newly infected? All I do is think about... Read more »

NEW TO HIV AND SCARED

Posted by Jessie, 2 Replies
...I am 34 yrs old and was dx in feb or this year. I contracted HIV from my husband who did not know that he was +. I did not dind out that anything was wrong until after we were married this year...I Read more »