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Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Even though I have yet to be tested, I have essentially been living life as though I were an HIV+ individual for the past three years because I have basically convinced myself even without symptoms that I am surely HIV+" WHAT?????? You... Read more »

RYAN HIV AND INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING URETHRAL SCARRING........

HI COULD I GET HIV FROM THE INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE OF URETHRA?MY TEST FOR PAST CHLAMYDIA... Read more »

Hodgkins; is my scar tissue normal?

I tested HIV+ 5 years ago (CD4 240; viral load 25,000). Started HIV drugs and have been on those... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Curing HIV Removes the Scars of the Past

One small but encouraging piece of news about the lone adultconsidered cured of HIV, Timothy Brown, was to be found in a presentation byJoyce Sanchez from the University of Minnesota (abstract , webcast -- second in session). Sanchez'sstudy focused... Read more »
Housing Works

Photo Essay: In Mississippi, Scarred but Strong

After his HIV diagnosis, Earnest attempted suicide and was in a coma for several months. For people living with HIV in Mississippi, the stigma surrounding the disease is often more frightening than the disease itself. Last month, Human Rights... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Design Evoking Rebirth of Fire-Scarred Forest Wins Contest for Centerpiece of National AIDS Memorial Grove

Officials for a contest to create a centerpiece for the seven-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, Calif., on Wednesday announced that two New York City-based architects have won the competition, the AP/ San Francisco Chronicle ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Rare Chlamydia Infection Found: Unusual Strain Can Cause Scars, Swelling or Death

On Tuesday, Alberta Health officials reported three probable cases of the rare STD lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in Calgary. The patients are currently undergoing tests to confirm the diagnosis. Positive test results would bring the total number of... Read more »
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HIV Testing - Scarred

Posted by Manuxx, 1 Reply
I'm from Argentina, please excuse me for my bad english. I'm really worried about HIV, I had a risk exposure about 4 years ago. Vaginal penetration with a CSW, my condom broke and I continued about 30 seconds unnoticed. I took PEP (3tc for 28 days)... Read more »

scarred

Posted by rkbaba
hi
i get pcr test and hiv duo ultra test after 15. days . both negative. clinic told me that u should get relax u have nothing but it is 30 days an i get flue and sore throat . i check the web and read alot of things about the window period.
can... Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

scarred about this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hree or six months? A follow-up question on the window period.
Answered ny Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
Question
I had received oral sex from a woman and was concerned about hiv. I didn't notice any open sores on my penis
or cuts. The... Read more »