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DR BOB I've ruined my marriage due to my fear.

Hi Dr Bob I wrote in a while ago concerning a HIV exposure.Just to jog your memory it was where a female friend (known to have unprotected sex with multiple partners)gave me a quick kiss on my open mouth while I had gingivitis and slightly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum, but sorry to hear you are still living in fear of HIV, despite your nonexistent HIV risk. Certainly it's possible you have sinusitis. It's an extremely common ailment. What's important to note is that the vast, vast,... Read more »

HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband

Hi Doctor, Thank you for answeing my question regarding low platelet counts (Platelet count of 6). Like I said, I was diagnoized with HIV+ about 2 weeks back and my wife is tested negative and her viral load is undetectable(after 4 weeks of exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and my wife are so worried about it. Please help! Thanks, Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I'm sorry to hear about your recent HIV diagnosis and thrombocytopenia (low platelets). Low platelets can be caused by a number of underlying conditions,... Read more »

3rd time asking...ppplease advise!

Dr. Bob,I wrote you yesterday about my situation and just wanted to add a couple of pieces of information. I was the person who wrote that she had an indeterminate antibody test followed by some type of negative nucleic acid test and about how my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Based on all the information you provided, I would assume you are HIV negative. Although without more information, I cannot definitively say so. It's important to note than an indeterminate antibody test is not a positive test by definition.... Read more »

One woohoo for the road! (destination x files)

Dear. Dr Bob,I have been struggling with fears of being infected with HIV for the last few years. I met my wife, we got married and had a beautiful baby daughter, all of a sudden I started stressing out about getting HIV from safe situations, going...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...xerox my happy reply: You are definitively and conclusively HIV negative! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted, OK?Misha, considering your last episode of irrational HIV fears and associated excessive HIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

... A committee of lawmakers in India's Maharashtra state on Wednesday proposed that the state pass a law requiring HIV tests before marriage, The Hindu reports ( The Hindu , 2/1). If approved, the law would be the first of its kind in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Goa Makes HIV Tests for Marriage Voluntary

... The government of the Indian state of Goa has decided to allow HIV tests to be voluntary for couples registering for marriage, Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said Friday at an international seminar, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India State of Goa to Proceed With Plan to Require HIV Tests for Marriage

...government of the Indian state of Goa plans to proceed with its plan to require couples registering for marriage to undergo HIV tests, the Hindu reports ( Hindu , 4/1). The government of Goa last month announced that it plans to amend the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Roman Catholic Bishops Call for Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage

...India's Roman Catholic bishops have called for national legislation requiring couples to undergo HIV testing before obtaining marriage licenses in an effort to prevent HIV transmission, the AP/News24.com reports. The country's 149 Read more »
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HIV and legal/financial issues

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...which state will have the best options for me in terms of health care, emotional support, and rights. IS there a law about HIV testing before marriage, for example? Are there states that protect your privacy more than others? I just can't... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...hell is this rashes now. And my fiancee had aphthae in here mounth.Why or what are those symphtoms? im in stres before the marriage!!!! Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...the hell is this rashes now. And my fiancee had aphthae in here mounth.Why or what are those symphtoms? im in stres before the marriage!!!! Read more »

fears about being tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I will get to the point. I had one unprotected sexual encounter 4 years ago. (Vaginal insertion, no ejaculation inside the body, don't know his status.) I never really thought about it until a few months ago when a friend of mine said she was being... Read more »